NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Band 6, £26,041 - £34,876 + Relocation where appropriate
Scottish Neonatal Transport Service – Western Region
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
Full time, Permanent + Continuity of NHS Service
This vacancy offers Registered Nurses with considerable Neonatal Nursing expertise the opportunity to join a service at the cutting edge of neonatal critical care. Our service, the first of its kind in the UK, provides a self-sufficient dedicated neonatal transport team under the umbrella of ScotSTAR a world class integrated national retrieval service incorporating Neonatal, Paediatric and Adult Retrieval Services. Transferring in excess of 800 babies within the west per annum (1600 neonatal transfers nationally), our transport has capability for the use of HFOV, NCPAP, inhaled nitric oxide, servo-controlled systemic hypothermia and CFM monitoring during transfers. Transfers are done by dedicated road ambulances, fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Our team is led by a core group of Neonatal Consultants with dedicated neonatal transport time who support and advise a team of experienced Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Senior Charge Nurses and Neonatal Nurses. Transport experience, although desirable, is not necessary as training will be given in all aspects of the role.
Working as part of the Neonatal transport team and under the supervision of senior transport nurses, ANNP’S and medical staff you will provide clinical support to your patient during transport and affect the safe and timely transfer between pick point and the receiving critical care unit. You will be educated to Degree level and evidence Neonatal QIS (Qualified in Specialty) with extensive experience of neonatal critical care nursing. Suitable applicants wishing to undertake ANNP training in the future will be supported.
To apply visit www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk and search for the reference number.
Closing Date: 27/03/2015
To discuss this opportunity in detail please contact Ann Marie Wilson (Strategic Service Manager) on
0141 201 0009 or email her below. You can find out more about the service at the website below.
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