Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Are you an enthusiastic, caring and a highly motivated Nurse. Would you like to gain Orthopaedic experience and develop your nursing skills?
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Surgery Division on Oxton unit which is an 11 bedded ward at the City Campus. We are looking for a registered nurse to work 23 hrs a week within our team. Our team prides ourselves on team working, forward thinking and the delivery of high standards of care with patient safety and quality being our priority.
As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for supporting and assessing the care needs of patients and develop a programme of care which is evaluated and amended, as appropriate, and delivered the high-quality care. As the Registered Nurse, you will also be required to undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines that we hold. You will also ensure that the rights, dignity and confidentiality of the patient are protected at all times.Main duties of the job
In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.
As the Registered Nurse you will need to comply with the Drug Custody and Administration Code of Practice. You will also be required to maintain an awareness of the developments in the care and treatment of patients in order to be able to carry out duties competently and efficiently.
You will also have an awareness of reporting all accidents and untoward incidents to the Nurse-in-Charge of the ward and complete an incident form in accordance with Trust policy, in compliance with clinical governance. You will also assist the Sister/Charge Nurse in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all policies and procedures to continue improvement.About us
The Elective Orthopaedic Service cares for a variety of Orthopaedic patients ranging from day case surgeries to complexed revision joints aged 16 plus. We follow the enhanced recovery after surgery programme and work closely with the physiotherapists and occupational therapists with an aim to discharge primary hip and knee replacements 3 days post operatively.
We offer an orthopaedic induction programme which consists of staff attending pre op assessment and theatres. You will be given a supernumerary status to familiarise yourself within the speciality. You will gain a variety of orthopaedic skills and knowledge to develop your career.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The successful Registered Nurse will be responsible for ensuring that the care needs of patients are met through the delivery of high quality patient care. The successful candidate must document the condition and progress of patients and report to senior nursing staff and/or medical staff any areas of concern.
As the Registered Nurse you may supervise unregistered (and at times registered) staff, as appropriate. Effective communication channels are important and must be aware of the need for confidentiality both in the written and spoken word.
You must comply with all Hospital policies with particular regard to the policies and procedures carried out in maintaining staff and patient safety.Person SpecificationTraining & QualificationsEssential
- Current NMC Registered Nurse
- Diploma or degree in health / nursing related studdies
- Demonstrate experience in delivering care to a group of patients.
Communication & Relationship SkillsEssential
- To be able to supervise unqualified staff
Desirable Analytical & Judgement skillsEssential
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Confident in assessment skills and decision making skills
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS TrustsAddress
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