Job Description

ob reference: 050301

Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Job closing date: 27/04/2021

Job posted date: 13/04/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£39,693 – £46,467)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Major Trauma Centre

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Major Trauma Coordinator to join the West of Scotland Major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

The major trauma co-ordinator is an autonomous practitioner, responsible for co-ordinating the day to day management of major trauma patients from admission to their early rehabilitation phase. You will be responsible for liaising closely with members of the multi-disciplinary, multi-specialty team, with patients, their families, other hospitals and rehabilitation centres within the Trauma Network and pre-hospital providers.

The role of the major trauma co-ordinator is multi-faceted incorporating key functions i.e. policy and protocol development, practice development, education, research and professional development. To provide leadership, guidance and support to staff and be responsible for ensuring their supervision, training and education. The post incorporates the function of case manager and involves a direct link with the Lead Consultant throughout the patient journey and all other associated medical, nursing, AHP and administrative staff in facilitating appropriate clinical interventions.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurses and AHP’s. Qualified at Master Degree level with equivalent relevant experience to the clinical area and able to demonstrate specialist clinical knowledge and skills appropriate to Major trauma

You should have proven strong leadership qualities and demonstrate experience in audit/research/ improvement methodology.

The post is full time, 7 day working

Informal Contact

Morag  Busby, Lead Nurse on 0141 452 5985

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack.

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