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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

Main area
JRU & Cancer
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
392-RNOH928
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£49,349 - £55,562 per annum inc
Closing
28/04/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


We are looking for highly motivated individuals for the role of an Advanced Nurse Practitioners. With the creation of this new role, this is a fantastic opportunity for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with significant clinical experience. The candidate must demonstrate commitment to excelling in orthopedic practice, be highly experienced and be able to establish this important role successfully in its foundations to meet the needs of this ever demanding service. As a new post we are looking for someone who can lead and develop the role. Previous experience in service development, and clinical audit as well as strong clinical skills will be required in the job role.  

The Joint Reconstruction Unit is recognised for its specialist expertise in revision hip and knee surgery and treats patients from across the UK. The Cancer Division alongside University College Hospital Foundation Trust form the London Sarcoma Service (LSS) .Both organisations provide specialist care for patients with all types of soft tissue and bone sarcoma.

Our reputation as a hospital is built on the hard work, expertise and professionalism of all our staff. As well as great job satisfaction, you will be able to further develop your knowledge and skills working with our highly capable teams. Recognised internationally for our innovation, expertise and experience, we offer the successful candidates the chance to work and train as part of a world class team, with opportunities for development.

We are looking for candidates with excellent interpersonal and organizational capabilities, who are enthusiastic, innovative and above all patient focused.

The successful candidates will be part of the junior doctor’s rota.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you then we would love to hear from you. If you wish to discuss the role further or for an informal visit please do not hesitate to contact

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Patricia Treacy, Divisional Head of Nursing, JRU and Cancer Division-0208 954 2300 bleep 675