Ward Staff Nurse

Location City of London
Discipline: General Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £36,000
Contact name: Eivar Zand

Contact email: E.zand@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: EZ - 031
Published: about 2 months ago

​Our client is looking for a talented and ambitious Ward Staff Nurse to join their vibrant and dynamic team!

 

Duties

 

  • As a registered nurse, you will be responsible for managing a group of patients and delivering a high standard of individualised nursing care to patients from admission through to their discharge.

  • Work effectively as a member of the FCSC Ward Team to ensure the provision of the highest standard of service delivery. This involves non-clinical and clinical staff.

  • Maintain excellent communication links across the FCSC and with patients, relatives, and carers.

  • Accept delegated responsibility for specific activities from the senior Nurse in Charge. This will include participation in clinical audits.

  • Deliver skilled practical nursing care and participate in the monitoring of the planning, delivery, and evaluation of individualised patient care in relevant areas of practice. Maintaining excellent communication links across the FSC and with patients, relatives, and carers.

  • Prepare and maintain clinical records of patient care in line with NMC standards for records and records keeping.

  • Administer treatments and care to patients in accordance with hospital policies and Consultant protocols.

  • Meet legal and statutory requirements e.g., Health and Safety, COSHH Regulations, Manual Handling, and control of drugs.

  • Participate in the implementation and evaluation of standards of care and audits within the department.

  • Provide support and training to other members of staff, incorporating staff orientation process and procedures and equipment and examination and accept delegated responsibility for specific activities from the senior Nurse in Charge.

  • Act as mentor and assessor in the supervision and teaching of junior and unregistered staff.

  • Continue to develop clinical knowledge and professional skills relevant to area of practice and assist in implementing changes.

  • Report to Nursing management team any complaints, accidents, incidents and near misses both verbally and in writing.

  • Monitor and maintain unit equipment and note deficiencies in services. Report any problems as appropriate.

  • Maintain high standards of professional and ethical responsibility and accountability; be aware of the medico-legal aspects of nursing, in line with professional, regulatory, and local guidance and adherence to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the role as required by the line manager from time to time.

Your requirements:

 

  • Registered General Nurse

  • A minimum of 12 months post-registration experience.

  • Relevant experience of recent practice in day surgery orthopaedic patients.

  • Evidence of continuous professional development.

  • IT literate, experience using EPR systems and ability to use MS office packages such as Word and Excel.

  • Basic understanding of patient care issues in day surgery.

  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of NMC professional code of conduct and its application.

  • Be able to communicate effectively with all clinical and non-clinical staff, patients and relatives.

  • Understanding of fundamentals of nursing care and ability to deliver a high standard of individualised care relating to day surgery.

  • Up to date clinical skills appropriate for day surgery.

  • Audit process and an ability to audit tools in an inpatient setting.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and some experience of managing a small team.

  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage own workload.

  • Ability to manage work under pressure.Knowledge of, and ability to uphold patient confidentiality.

  • Sensitive to colleagues and able to promote a positive motivating environment.

Desirable

  • 998 Mentorship / Slice / Mentor preparation course.

  • Leadership skills (motivating, using initiative, change management).

Benefits

  • Comprehensive private medical and dental insurance with Bupa upon passing probation

  • Lifestyle and wellness benefits with Perkbox upon passing the 3-month probationary period.

  • Cycle to work, Gym, and Season Ticket loan schemes upon passing probation.

  • 26 days annual leave rising by 1 day for every 2 years’ service up to 31 days + bank holidays.

  • 15 days paid company sick pay.

  • Optional overtime at enhanced rates.

  • Flexible shift patterns – 4 or 5 days per week.

  • Yearly pay review.

  • Pension scheme with Scottish Widows, with 3% employer contributions.

  • Workplace nursery benefit.

Our client promotes a safe and healthy work environment through the following:

  • Equality & Diversity

    • All employees must have respect for every individual, treating everyone with dignity, courtesy, fairness, and consideration, and welcoming and accepting differences between people. It is the responsibility of every employee to work towards the elimination of all discrimination and prejudice.

  • Health & Safety

    • All employees have a statutory duty of care for their own personal safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Employees are required to co-operate with management to meet the companies own legal duties.

  • Infection Control

    • It is the responsibility of all staff to recognise their role in maintaining a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff to minimise the risk of avoidable Healthcare Associated Infection. Employees are responsible for ensuring that they are fully aware of the Infection Prevention and Control policies.

  • Quality Governance

    • All employees must adhere to policies and procedures and seek advice on these when in doubt as to their scope and applicability. Employees are specifically reminded that they must respect the confidentiality of all information they have access to during their employment including personal data.

  • Value

    • All staff are expected to display and aspire to the companies Values.

  • Making it Happen

    • Be proactive in keeping the service under review, making recommendations, and implementing changes to continuously improve the patient journey

  • Stronger Together

    • Work in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to challenge and influence clinical and managerial decision making

  • Personalised Service

    • Deliver a patient-centred specialist nursing service for patients admitted to the ward, provide patients with information regarding their care and treatment 

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, then please apply, we will take care of the rest!