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CE030802 - Quality Improvement Nurse – Fluid Management

Band 6 (31,800 - £39,169)
NHS Grampian


Medicine 4 NHSG ,Acute Medicine & USC NHSG

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to further develop existing skills and knowledge in Fluid Management. We would like to hear from you if you have post-registration experience in clinical nursing practice in medical, surgical and / or critical care settings. You will also be required to have an understanding of the principles of fluid management and renal physiology. Audit and data collection, training and teaching experience is required for this post as well as previous experience and evidence of quality improvement projects. The post holder will need to have the ability to work independently and as a team player across the multi-disciplinary team and have a professional demeanour with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including computer skills and be able to analyse data.

The successful post holder will join the existing team to roll out and embed this Scottish Government initiative of a standardised National Intravenous Fluid Management Guideline. The successful candidate will work across NHS Grampian sites to support and embed this change. They will also be required to attend national meetings, therefore will be required to travel.

Full and part time hours will be considered. Agreement with current manager to be released for secondment must be sought prior to application, as per NHSG Secondment Policy.

Interviews will be held on 27 October 2020.

For further information / informal discussion please contact:

Lesley Gow, Nurse Manager, Medicine 1&4 email: Lesley.gow@nhs.scot

Employer details: NHS Grampian, which is one of the 10 principal Health Boards in Scotland, provides healthcare services to the north-east of the country, covering the local government areas administered by Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Morayshire Councils. We employ around 17,000 staff who deliver our services to half a million people spread across 3,000 square miles of city, town, village and rural communities. We have extremely close links to the University of Aberdeen (with its internationally renowned Medical School and Dental School) and Robert Gordon University. These close links have made us a centre of pioneering medical research in a number of fields.

Aberdeen, as a major Scottish city, is where most of our hospitals are located. Elgin in Moray, is the site of Dr Gray’s and the principal General hospital is in the west of Grampian. In addition, there are a further 14 Community Hospitals, situated in each of the main towns.

As an employer, we take great care to ensure that all staff have a safe, happy and professional environment in which to work. Clear policies, covering everything from Dignity at Work to Leave for Domestic, Personal and Family reasons - as well as a comprehensive Occupational Health Service - give our staff confidence and security. We are a listening, caring and people focused organisation. As a diverse and welcoming employer our employment practices are both flexible and family-friendly. In our approach we aim to be innovative and professional. We are proud of our heritage, proud of our area, history and traditions, and proud of the service we provide to the people of North-East Scotland.