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Staff Nurse - Churchill Ward

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pro rata per annum (incl. of HCAA)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Full and part time posts available

An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team on Churchill Ward as a Band 5 Staff Nurse. The ward specialises in looking after patients with gastroenterology illnesses and diseases, we also look after IBD, hepatology, dermatology, and rheumatology patients.

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, motivated, and committed to providing high quality standards of care. You will participate in all ward activities as an effective team member, supporting senior staff and taking delegated team leadership responsibilities. You will also be responsible for assessing care needs and the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of programmes of care, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

An interview date is yet to be confirmed.

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure that research based nursing care within the ward is of a high standard and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures. By monitoring patient care, supervising juniors, and evaluating the care that is delivered.
  • Maintain individual patient care plans, evaluating and updating them as necessary to ensure that the patient's physical, social and psychological needs are met.
  • Ensure that all patients nutritional and personal hygiene needs are met.
  • Adhere to strict compliance with Trust Infection Control policies and procedures and ensure junior staff and learners are aware of their responsibility, observe staff practice and advise/educate as necessary.
  • Assist with the introduction and implementation of new ideas and methods of nursing care, including research methods.
  • To actively seek the views of patients, carers and relatives on the care and services provided.
  • Communicate effectively with relatives, patients, and other members of multi disciplinary team as required and ensure a good public image at all times, in a sensitive manner, by keeping them up to date with progress.
  • Ensure all patients have estimated discharge date on admission and that progress is made towards that date liaising with multi-disciplinary team to ensure timely ordering of treatments etc.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services, including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics, and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit, and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress by working in partnership with local GPs, charities, community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals, and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are focused on ensuring that our hospitals provide high quality, safe, and compassionate care, while we drive forward with the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

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Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and main responsibilities.

Person Specification

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