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Staff Nurse

Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Head and Neck outpatients for a highly motivated, dynamic and forward-thinking experienced registered nurse to join our friendly and professional team in providing a high standard of care within the specialties of ENT and Maxillo-facial.

You should be enthusiastic, be able to use your own initiative, and be able to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and supporting other staff members. You will also need to have the flexibility to work a variable shift pattern.

This is an ideal career opportunity for anyone looking to develop their existing skills and to provide a first-class service.

Applicants must be registered with the NMC.

Head and Neck experience would be an advantage.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality nursing care and participate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs for the patient group.

To deliver compassionate person-centred care, and treat patients, service users, their families and their carers with consideration, dignity and the respect you would want for yourself or your family.

To provide relevant forms of care with minimal supervision and participate in the supervision and teaching and assessment of unregistered or junior staff and students.

To play an active part in the continuing development of the ward or department and contribute to the maintenance of an environment conducive to the delivery of high standards of patient care, by promoting good communication and relationships between staff, patients, relatives and visitors.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. Were passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Practice within the NMC Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives.

Participate in the assessment of patient care needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care in accordance with the agreed policies and procedures of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Administer prescribed medication and treatment in a timely manner, in accordance with Trust policies and Professional guidelines.

Take responsibility for groups of patients as required, with minimal supervision from senior staff.

Deliver evidence based care, and promote the use of evidence based practice, referring to Nursing Clinical Practices accordingly.

Liaise effectively with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure timely delivery of care and develop good working relationships.

Practise within an ethical framework based upon respect for the well-being and safety of patients and clients.

Maintain accurate and legible records of care and other documentation in accordance with Trust and professional standards.

Take personal responsibility for actions and omissions, and recognise personal accountability.

Report on treatment, care, and any concerns, promptly and effectively to senior staff to maintain effective communication channels.

Report incidents and near misses promptly and appropriately and take effective action to minimise future risk.

Practice in such a way that ensures efficient and effective use of resources.

Critically appraise and synthesise the outcomes of relevant research, evaluations and audits and apply the information when seeking to improve practice.

Communicate effectively with patients and relatives to promote patient/carer involvement, so that they can make informed choices and understand their treatment and planned care.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for staff, patients and visitors ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and protocols including health and safety, healthcare associated infection prevention, clinical governance, including risk management and critical incident reporting and root cause analysis.

Act as a positive health educator at all times and enable people to maintain the maximum level of independence, choice and control.

Work within defined boundaries of practice.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC registration nurse


Experience

Essential

  • Has held RN for greater than 1 year


Desirable

  • Previous experience in Head and Neck


Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Address

New Cross Hospital

Wednesfield Road

Wolverhampton

WV10 0QP

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225-DIV1-6074353

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