Staff Nurse Job Vacancies

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Job ID:

39883

Location:

Dorset 

Category:

Staff Nurse Jobs

Salary:

£15.91 per hour for a weekday shift to £25.47 per hour for a Sunday shift.
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Job Views:

55

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.13.2019
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Job Description:

              Staff Nurse Job Vacancies

Job purpose:

To assist the Ward Manager in providing high quality nursing care and treatment of patients in conjunction with other professionals through the hospital's multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and care programmes.

Job Requirements:

Main duties and responsibilities:

To be personally accountable for;

  • The nursing assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.
  • Carrying out all relevant forms of nursing care.
  • Taking charge regularly of the ward/equivalent sphere of nursing in the absence of the Ward Manager.
  • Supervising junior staff.
  • Carrying out high standard of nursing care and treatment of patients working alongside staff of all professions in the ward/unit.
  • Playing an active part in the ward/units multi-disciplinary patient treatment programmes.
  • Helping to organise and participate in therapeutic and social activities for patients.
  • Administering medication, complying with the nursing responsibilities under the Medicines Act (1968), the Misuse of Drugs Act (1971, the local Care of Drugs Policy and any other relevant Trust procedures.
  • Complying with the Mental Health Act (1983) regulations/procedures.
  • Maintaining an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient conditions.
  • Maintaining high standards of record/case note recording.
  • Attending case conferences/review meetings with other members of the multidisciplinary team to review patients' conditions and their progress in the programme of care and rehabilitation.
  • Arranging patients' meals and special diets and participating in the meals service.
  • To maintain security and confidentiality of information and clinical records relating to patients' treatment.
  • Observing approved Trust clinical nursing policies/procedures.
  • Liaising and maintaining good relationships with other staff of all disciplines to ensure the smooth running of services for patients.
  • Communicating with relatives and other visitors.
  • To assist in the maintenance of good communications within the Trust.
  • Assisting with induction and in-service training of nursing staff.
  • To be familiar with fire evacuation procedures and enact them as necessary.
  • To know and comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).
  • To comply with Catering Hygiene regulations.
  • To comply with the Patients' Property Policy.
  • Substituting for other nursing staff as necessary.
  • To report all accidents and untoward incidents.
  • To familiar with the use of emergency equipment.
  • Attending case conference/review meetings with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to review patients' conditions and their progress in the programme of care and rehabilitation.
  • Fully implement and comply with discharge procedures and standards including ICPA/Care Management and involvement in audit.
  • Complying with the agreed Nursing Standards.
  • Discussing carer needs to all patients you are named nurse to, as appropriate, initially weekly and thereafter on agreed time frame. To ensure that ward and hospital areas remain clean and tidy, working closely with the Modern Matron to create a homely environment.
Company Info
Care Dynamics Ltd
1 Winchester Place, North Street, Poole, Dorset bh15 1nx
United Kingdom

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