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If you thrive under pressure and want to help provide immediate care to seriously ill or unstable patients, an A&E Nurse position with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde could be the ideal role for you. Every day is different, and you’ll get the satisfaction of helping many patients recover from serious illnesses and accidents. Plus, Medacs has lots of temporary positions, giving you complete flexibility on where and when you work.
Along with A&E Doctors, you’ll generally be the first point of contact for seriously ill or injured patients. It’s a fast-paced, high-pressure environment that requires you to think and act quickly to deliver the best possible care. Every day is likely to be very different, as you care for patients experiencing everything from heart attacks and strokes to broken bones or multiple injuries from traumatic events like car crashes.
Typically, A&E Nurses work in hospital emergency departments. They are part of the clinical team who help to stabilise patients who need a longer stay, or give patients the treatment they need to return home on the same day.
A&E Nurses have a number of key responsibilities, including:
You’ll work with lots of different clinical and non-clinical staff, including:
To work as an A&E Nurse registered with Medacs, you’ll need to:
In addition to your qualifications, you’ll need key skills like:
Whether you’re looking for short-term additional shifts or temporary roles, registering with Medacs will give you access to a wide range of A&E Nurse jobs at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. You’ll enjoy lots of benefits, including support with revalidation, next-day payroll and access to our dedicated support services, Care4Carers.
Critical Care Nurses, also referred to as ICU (intensive care unit) / ITU (intensive therapy unit) Nurses, look after the most seriously ill or unstable patients under hospital care.
Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN) look after those who require inpatient or outpatient care for a mental illness or long-term mental health condition.