Surgical Ward Nurse - Hertfordshire

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Position – Surgical Ward Nurse - Herts

Location - Herts


Salary – circa £27,000 per annum (Dependent upon experience)
Hours – Permanent Full Time

Job purpose:

My client is currently looking to recruit a number of experienced, motivated Registered Nurses, to join their committed surgical nursing team.  They can offer our Nurses the opportunity to work in a varied, challenging but rewarding role in a friendly and supportive working environment.  On a daily basis you will work on their Wards treating a diverse variety of patients from many different specialities, meaning that you will never stop learning new skills and no two days will be the same.

Working hours include Long Days - 1200-2030, Short days 0700–1430 (Early shift) or 1330-2100 (Late shift) and 1 day worked every other weekend. Please note, the Ward requires Nurses to work Day shifts only no night shifts are required for this role, however the ideal candidate must be flexible to work various shifts.

The Ward covers all major surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, urology and medical patients. There is also a Day Case Ward and Nurses work across both Wards so have a variety of patients.

Surgical experience is preferred and a background working in a general hospital or similar private environment 

Overall Responsibilities

Assess patients’ health and well being across a complex and changing caseload.

Assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals’ health and wellbeing needs

Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information.

Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others.

Promotes best practice in health and safety and security.

Assist in maintaining and developing services.

Contribute to quality improvement.

Promote people’s equality, diversity and rights

Apply technology for measurement, monitoring and treatment.

Qualifications and Experience

Registered General Nurse - NMC Registration

The ideal candidate will have post qualification experience in either Surgical, Orthopaedics or Day Case Wards.

Essential - Working as a team and also working with minimum supervision

Desirable - Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied specialities

Key Words – Surgical Nurse, Registered General Nurse, Orthopaedics, Ward Nurse, Day Surgery 

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on 07918 720922 alternatively please forward your CV to


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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