Registered Nurse - Officer: Infection Prevention and Control

Starting salary in excess of £29,000.00 (DOE)
07 Jan 2013
04 Feb 2013
Nursing Field
Armed forces, Hospital
Job Type

Registered Nursing Officer: If you are under 39 years of age and you have 2 years post registration experience in an acute care setting, this could be for you. On completion of your phase 1 training, you will be on a starting salary in excess of £29,000.00 (dependant on clinical experience).  A further increase in salary can be obtained through completion of specialist qualification and operational trade competencies which will be in addition to annual increments. The post provides an unprecedented opportunity for the Infection prevention and control (IPC) practitioner to accelerate progress toward the elimination of avoidable healthcare associated infections. A subject matter expert in IPC you will utilise your leadership and clinical skills in a variety of settings.  The basic requirement for a practitioner is 60 approved level 6 to 7 academic credits in IPC with appropriate experience. The IPC Practitioner must be certified, as well as working towards a higher level of competency.  Continuous Professional Development is fundamental for all Army Nurses, with a vast array of educational qualifications available, up to and including PhD level as required.

Nursing On The Frontline - A nursing career within Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) can open up some exceptionally rewarding experiences.  As an IPC Nursing Officer you will be in a position to influence the entire medical team. You will direct interventions that protect patients from healthcare associated infections in clinical and other diverse settings. In addition you will facilitate confident dialogue with all levels of authority on the impact infection prevention makes for the medical treatment facilities and the organisation. Whether you’re working in the UK or overseas, you will benefit from a blend of professional and military training designed to stretch you both clinically and personally.  The best part of your job is the rewarding feeling that comes with nursing not only our soldiers and service personal, but a very diverse population in a unique environment. Demand for nurses is growing all the time and if you are interested and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, contact the QARANC recruiting team for further details. The role is indeed a unique challenge, but if you’re ready to make the most of it, it’s a challenge that could transform your whole career, and enable you to benefit from a wide range of experiences.  If you are looking to take your skills further with a new and exciting challenge, contact QARANC recruiting team for further details.

Army Nursing isn’t for everyone; it’s unique a challenge, but if you are ready to make the most of it, it’s a challenge that could transform your whole career.

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