We’re passionate about what we do and the patients we serve and we are an equal opportunities employer and our patients are rich in diversity. We recruit to ensure we build a similarly diverse mix across our workforce. We are a values-led organisation and we are rightly proud of our world class reputation and our people.
The CQC visited the trust in October 2018 and our Surgical Directorate was rated as outstanding. Our priority is to deliver excellent patient care and are proud that the CQC has recognised our services and awarded us this rating.
Juniper is 20-bedded private patients ward that includes four high dependency beds.
The ward cares for transplant, cardiology thoracic and cardiac surgical patients allowing you to gain experience within this speciality. The high dependency area cares for patients with a range of conditions requiring interventions such as, inotropic support, Central Venous and Arterial lines, LVADs, Non-invasive ventilation and temporary pacing. There is the opportunity to undertake competencies to work within the High Dependency area if this is an area of interest to you.
Our Practice Education Team will support you through a supernumery period during your orientation to the ward. You’ll have the opportunity to attend a preceptorship programme, in-house study days and regular surgical team days to support your learning and keep you up to date with current practice. Following orientation and completion of relevant competencies, you will have the opportunity to access university-based post-graduate courses.
We are looking for enthusiastic nurses, with a desire to learn and who are keen to work at the leading edge of cardiothoracic practice in a fast-paced ward setting. You will need to be a highly motivated nurse who is committed to delivering high standards of care and can demonstrate excellent clinical and communication skills.
If you’re looking for a career in cardiothoracic nursing, this is your chance to join a friendly, dynamic and supportive team at Harefield Hospital. We welcome and support newly qualified nurses in applying for this role.
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