Due to expansion of our band 6 team we currently have a vacancies for keen, highly motivated registered nurses with Emergency Department experience to join us as a Charge Nurse/Sister . The opportunity will allow you to enhance your Emergency skills and professional leadership qualities which are critical to delivering gold standard, high quality care.
You will be required to work a 24/7shift pattern.Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will:
Maintain a high-level skills and knowledge as a resource/role model for staff and patients. Working towards Level 2 of the RCN competences .
Manage day to day shift leading and patient flow, ensuring a high standard of care throughout the department.
Respond appropriately and professionally to maintaining quality, managing critical incidents and escalating events when appropriate.
Informally and formally networking with colleagues and agencies to share quality initiatives, spread good practice and accept responsibility for developing further.
You will provide exceptional nursing care, undertake staff appraisals, attendance management and other operational management and clinical duties. You will work alongside the current Sisters/Charge Nurse and support the Lead Nurse team to ensure we maintain the highest standards of care at all times.
You should be a clinical expert and proactively develop your own and others knowledge and skills. You should be a leader and be able to supervisethe clinical work of others and manage the emergency care setting as a whole managing patient flow and delegating care accordingly.You will work closely withthe Emergency Medicine Consultantand clinical decision makers to ensure safety of patients and best use of resources.About us
We pride ourselves in being supportive and welcoming to all members of the team.We have a dedicated Practice Educator who will ensure your training is streamlined and tailored to suit your developmental needs. We also support completion of the RCN Emergency Nursing Competency Framework. If you are an energetic, a Team Player and you are a committed health care professional there are opportunities for you at Harrogate District Hospital. We have excellent opportunities for training and development, formal and informal, including ALS, EPLS, TNCC and Leadership Skills .Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The Successful candidate will need to have experience as an emergency nurse. You must demonstrate effective leadership skills, good communication skills, good interpersonal skills and evidence of professional development is a must. You are required to be on the Mentor Register or hold a Teaching in Practice qualification.
You will be required to take charge on shift, and, with the assistance of our Flow Coordinators, maintain the flow of the department in a safe and efficient manner, oversee the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of services, and to provide clinical and managerial leadership for nursing and support staff. For more information please see the job description attached.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Rachael Worton on email@example.comPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
- Working Towards RCN Level 2 Competency Framework
- Degree or Working towards a degree
- Experience of working within Emergency department within the last 6 months
- An interest in developing and educating colleagues
- Experience of working with a wide range of complex clinical conditions
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Certificate in Mentorship/Practice Assessor
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Harrogate District Hospital
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