Band 5 Staff Nurse - Adult Day Surgery Unit (ADSU) This is a part-time post for 20 hours per week.
The Adult Day Surgery Unit comprises of 34 day case beds.
We care for patients undergoing day case procedures in a variety of surgical specialties including urology, plastics, orthopaedics, general surgery, maxilo facial, ENT and trauma.
We are open Mondays to Saturdays. We are a dynamic unit and strive to deliver a positive patient experience.
We offer flexible working through the self-rostering system and provide opportunities for nurses to develop both professionally and personally, through local training and external professional courses.Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for undertaking and recording comprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of evidenced-based nursing care to a diverse group of patients.
Deliver care without direct supervision and be accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care.
Teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non-registered nursing workforce.
Be accountable for care or any omissions of care that you delegate to others.
Act as role model, delivering care with empathy and compassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.About us
Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.
The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.
Our values: C
xcellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details of this post.Person SpecificationQualifications & TrainingEssential
- Registered Nurse - part 1
- Current NMC registration
- Evidence of recent continuous professional development
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience (through placement or employment ) of working in an acute clinical environment
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Royal Berkshire Hospital
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