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Staff Nurse

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum Inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Topaz Ward is a 24 bedded Elderly Care ward that provides high standard comprehensive care to both male and female patients with various medical problems and social care needs.

We are a friendly and very proud of our team, who are very accommodating in making people feel part of the ward. We work very closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team to provide excellent care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have the responsibility for the assessment of patient care needs and the development and/or the implementation and evaluation of programmes of patient care. Carry out pathways of care under supervision and, when proficient, demonstrate procedures of care supervise junior and/or unqualified staff including student nurses and health care support workers. As part of managerial and clinical development, under supervision, take charge of the team/ward whilst undertaking a variable shift pattern as directed by the ward manager to satisfy the needs of the service. Maintain clinical study and undertake further personal and professional development in line with Trust policies.

About us

North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system - consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS's, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George's University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

Take a tour of our hospital here

Job description

Job responsibilities

CLINICAL DUTIES
  • Assess patient care needs and the development and implementation of programmes of patient care and participate in the evaluation of these.
  • Carry out all relevant forms of care to designated patients and be able to supervise learner nurses and Health Care Support Workers. Care and control of medication and controlled drugs used for patient care, being aware of the systems used for safe administration, the ordering and maintenance of stock.
  • Ensure work with the Trust/unit and ward policies in order to maintain professional, clinical and patient safety.
  • Acquire the knowledge and expertise to take appropriate action in emergency situations and for personally attending the mandatory/compulsory update sessions.
  • Have the in-depth knowledge with practical experience of good hand hygiene and environmental cleaning in conjunction with North Middlesex University Hospital trust policies and procedures
  • Be aware of the principles of infection control and the prevention of cross infection in relation to patient care and the clinical environment.
  • Be able to communicate basic care information and answer queries to patients, their relatives/carers and the multidisciplinary team members.
  • To undertake intravenous drug therapy administration following a training programme which will assess the competencies and practical levels required to achieve safe working within Trust policies and procedures.


Person Specification

Education and Professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Mentorship/Teaching/assessing course
  • Relevant professional development / academic qualification for practice area


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a team
  • Experience as a Staff Nurse


Aptitudes, Personal Characteristi cs

Essential

  • Maintains professional image/attitude at all times
  • Patient centred in all aspects, acts as an advocate for patient
  • Flexible, Adaptable and Reliable
  • Non-judgemental attitude


Trust Values

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to meet Trust values


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital

London

N18 1QX

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393-NMUH-1440

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