Staff Nurse Surgical - Main Orthopaedic
Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by CV-Library
Role and Responsibilities:
Acting as a role model and expert clinical practitioner
Supporting in the day to day operational management of the ward
To assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department within allocated resources
Carry out planned care for a group of patients.
Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based, individualised patient care.
Assist in performing safe effective care for patients requiring advanced clinical skills.
Recognise when changes in patients condition occur and take appropriate action.
Assist in carrying out extended roles to ensure best clinical practice.
Assist and advise unregistered staff in the delivery of patient care.
Assist in the safe transfer of critically ill patients.
Maintain accurate clinical observations of the patient and act accordingly and appropriately.
Undertake nursing procedures.
Have responsibility for the correct administration and custody of medicines according to Hospital policy.
Assist with the management of distressing and emotional situations
Have the knowledge and expertise to act appropriately in emergency situation
Act as the patient's advocate
Assess the needs of patients, relatives and carers and provide them with information as requested
Promote healthy living through health education
Ensure patients referred to appropriate clinical support teams
Skills and Experience:
Experience at Band 5 in relevant role
Demonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to date
Experience of working with teams, motivating and empowering them to deliver excellent standards of patient care
Experience of identifying and dealing with risks encountered within own practice.
Experience of supporting junior / less experienced staff to improve standards of patient care.
Able to supports less experienced / junior staff to respond to feedback in positive manner setting objectives as required.
Able to use professional knowledge and experience to influence decision making processes in order to improve outcomes for patients and staff.
Able to use assertive communication skills to achieve collaborative solutions to challenging situations
Able to conduct audits in objective and efficient manner.
27 days annual leave
Generous private healthcare cover
Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension, to providing short-term accommodation for new starters.
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