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Staff Nurse

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Hanley
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for the clinical assessment of the needs, development of programmes of care and for the implementation and evaluation of these programmes for patients and their relatives.

To provide a high standard of clinical nursing within the ward to manage a group of patients.

The post holder will be expected to co-ordinate the care of patients and staff allocation when rostered and assessed as competent to take on the roles and responsibilities of leadership and supervision.

To act as a role model and mentor to Nursing Associates, Healthcare support workers, students and trainees.

To maintain a positive and professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team. Participate in MDT's and board rounds.

Main duties of the job

  • Communicate using a range of methods to ensure a caring, sensitive and empathetic manner to patients and their relatives.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills when dealing with difficult situations provide clear and concise patient handover to other members of the team.
  • Escalating concerns in a patient's condition to senior members of the nursing team, medical staff Initiate referrals to other members of the healthcare team.
  • Reporting Virtual Ward and departmental affairs to the Senior Nurse Coordinator/Practitioner or the Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioner and to participate in discussions and ward meetings.
  • To present a positive, professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team.
  • Participate in MDTs and Board Rounds.
  • May supervise / assess clinical support workers.
  • Can prioritise workload to manage the care of a group of patients.
  • When rostered in charge, to take action to ensure safe staffing levels on each shift.
  • Undertake Digital Assessments of the patients that will support with remote monitoring and supporting the patients.
  • Ensure the delivery of holistic patient care recognising the individual needs of patients and their relatives.
  • Participating in clinical supervision and reflective practice participate in teaching and supervision of students, nursing assistants, apprentice nursing assistants, Trainee Assistant Practitioners and Trainee Nursing Associates.
  • Maintain accurate records relating to a patients condition.


About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Communicate using a range of methods to ensure a caring, sensitive and empathetic manner to patients and their relatives.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills when dealing with difficult situations provide clear and concise patient handover to other members of the team.
  • Escalating concerns in a patients condition to senior members of the nursing team, medical staff Initiate referrals to other members of the healthcare team.
  • Reporting Virtual Ward and departmental affairs to the Senior Nurse Coordinator/Practitioner or the Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioner and to participate in discussions and ward meetings.
  • To present a positive, professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team.
  • Participate in MDTs and Board Rounds.
  • May supervise / assess clinical support workers.
  • Can prioritise workload to manage the care of a group of patients.
  • When rostered in charge, to take action to ensure safe staffing levels on each shift.
  • Undertake Digital Assessments of the patients that will support with remote monitoring and supporting the patients.
  • Ensure the delivery of holistic patient care recognising the individual needs of patients and their relatives.
  • Participating in clinical supervision and reflective practice participate in teaching and supervision of students, nursing assistants, apprentice nursing assistants, Trainee Assistant Practitioners and Trainee Nursing Associates.
  • Maintain accurate records relating to a patients condition.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration
  • Holds a full UK driving license and is able to drive


Person Specification

Essential

  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an acute hospital setting or community setting


Desirable

  • Teaching/supervision assessment skills
  • Wound care experience


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

Smithfield One Building

Leonard Coates Way

Hanley

ST1 3DR

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205-6290414-A

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