Role of the Department:
Dalby is a 22 bedded ward specialising in elderly patients who are acutely unwell and requiring medical intervention.
To provideoutstanding care to patients all the time. As skills and competencies develop, taking charge and actively participating in and contributing to the management of the ward or department. Supervising, supporting and mentoring junior staff, students and HCA's.Main duties of the job
Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care, utilising research findings as appropriate.
Ensuring that nursing procedures are carried out in accordance with St George's Healthcare policies taking appropriate action in emergency situations.
Setting, monitoring and maintaining excellent standards of nursing care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
Maintaining personal contact with patients, relatives and carers, being sensitive to their needs for courtesy, dignity and privacy and ensuring a friendly environment at all times.
As skills develop, managing the ward or department in the absence of the Ward Manager or Deputy, maintaining safe staffing levels, ensuring that policies are followed and that the Senior Nurse is informed of any problems or incidents that might arise.
Maintaining accurate and up to date nursing records and ensuring that confidentiality is respected.
Storing, checking and administering drugs in accordance with Trust policy and NMC standards.
To work with minimal supervision within all areas of the specialties including wards, departments and outpatients if required.
Communicating with and assisting the multidisciplinary team to promote excellence in the delivery of patient care.
To prioritise own workload and that of other staff ensuring that the ward or department is managed effectively.
To contribute to the local resolution, investigation and follow up action of any informal or formal complaintsAbout usTrust Vision & Values:
The post holder is expected to have a clear understanding of how this post contributes to the achievement of the trust vision of:
A thriving Foundation Trust at the heart of an integrated healthcare system. One that delivers improved patient care at a community, hospital and specialist setting, supported by a unique and nationally recognised programme of research, education and employee engagement.
We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflects these.
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects that all staff will share in this commitment. The Trust is clear that all staff have a responsibility to be aware of children and adult safeguarding policies and procedures and that each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical, will attend child or adult safeguarding training that is provided at an appropriate level to suit their role. The Trust has the additional expectation that all staff will be able to identify concerns and know what action to take.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and personal specification which contains more information about the role.Person Specification6 months experienceEssential
ApplicationEssential ExperienceEssential Qualification and TrainingEssential ExperienceDesirable EssentialEssential
- Interest for the speciality
- Able to achieve Band 5 competencies within 6 months.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Demonstrates enthusiasm for the speciality
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustAddress
St George's University Hospitals
Tooting - London
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