Staff Nurse

Employer
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 Per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Admission and Day case unit (ADCU) - Band 5 staff nurse

Our vision is to be 'first choice for orthopaedic care' and we're looking for the right people to help us achieve our vision. If you're values-driven and committed to quality and continuous improvement, then you might be just who we're looking for...

You will have the opportunity of bringing your vision towards improving the admission and discharge pathway for our service users.

At The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we actively support our staff which has created a vacancy for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our enthusiastic Admissions and Day-Case Unit (ADCU). The successful post holder will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated Health Professionals all working towards the shared goal of delivering a high-quality care for our services users

Do you strive in getting the very best care to our patients? Do you have excellent communication skills and ensure that your patients are central to everything you do? Are you able to think on your feet and make decisions to ensure that you consistently deliver excellent patient care? If your answer to these questions is yes, the ADCU Band 5 Staff Nurse role is for you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Practice autonomously and be responsible and accountable for safe, compassionate, person centred care.
  • Ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered in an effective and efficient manner, reflecting the values and ethos of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Be responsible for assessing care needs of patients. Planning, implementation and the evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision.


About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE:

The post holder will:
  • Practice autonomously and be responsible and accountable for safe, compassionate, person centred care.
  • Ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered in an effective and efficient manner, reflecting the values and ethos of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Be responsible for assessing care needs of patients. Planning, implementation and the evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The post holder will:
  • Work at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviours, revalidation and relevant professional guidelines, independently / autonomously and at times without direct supervision
  • Be accountable for their own professional actions and those delegated to others
  • Ensure accurate assessment of patient care needs, development of care plans, implementing and evaluating care based on the patient needs.
  • Achieve and maintain competence in identified mandatory and statutory training develop and maintain clinical competencies, skills and knowledge which relate to the area of clinical practice (i.e. venepuncture, cannulation, ECG, urethral catheterisation and any other relevant duties)
  • Respond to patients, relatives and carers concerns as they arise and take remedial action as required
  • Take charge of the practice setting as required
  • Assume responsibility for undertaking tasks delegated by the nominated line / shift coordinator. This may include representing the ward at meetings, link nurse responsibilities, audit, clinical governance initiatives and supervision and role competency assessments for unregistered staff and students
  • Contribute to the development of service and quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient experience and outcome and ensure standards of care are monitored and maintained within the organisation
  • Delegate appropriately to and supervise the work of other staff registered or unregistered and students
  • Assist with the induction and orientation and subsequent development of junior staff within the ward or department
  • Maintain accurate nursing records ensuring all documentation is completed accurately and promptly
  • Administer medications as described by local policy and in line with the NMCs standards for medicines management
  • Adhere to organisational policies and procedures
  • In accordance with individual patient care, and utilising appropriate computer software and/or monitoring equipment, on a daily basis undertake and record patients observations

  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties and a regular review will take place with the postholder as part of their ongoing development and performance management.

    Full job description available as a supporting document.

    Person Specification

    essential

    Essential

    • Registered nurse with current NMC registration
    • Diploma/Degree level Adult nursing qualification
    • Recent clinical experience with in a healthcare setting
    • Evidence of ongoing professional development


    Desirable

    • Acute Medical & Elective or Emergency Surgical Experience


    skills and knowledge

    Essential

    • Evidence of ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of time management
    • Evidence of ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of basic I.T. skills
    • Have or willing to undertake core skills relevant to area of work e.g. ECG, Cannulation, Venepuncture, Urethral Catheterisation male and females, IV therapy.
    • Ability to use own initiative and make sound clinical judgements.
    • Clinical competence


    Personal Qualities

    Essential

    • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and listening.
    • Self-motivated to develop personal learning and skills.
    • Able to prioritise workload.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Bristol Road South

    Birmingham

    B31 2AP

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    303-4936186-C

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