Mental Health Nurse Substance Abuse
London, Greater London, England
The role of the Registered Mental Health Nurse Staff Nurse is to work as an effective member of the Multi-disciplinary team. Promote the best interests of the clients and carers and ensure that prescribed nursing care is effectively implemented. Responsible for maintaining a safe Care Environment. Exercise professional accountability and responsibility using professional skills, knowledge and expertise in changing environments and work within the scope of professional practice.
prescribed care to a defined group of within an agreed framework.
Assess; plan with the patient and their carer/family and deliver nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes, acting as the patients named nurse.
Accurately observe and engage with patients in order to assess need and evaluate progress.
Monitor and review Nursing Care plans.
Adhere to Priory Group policies and protocols and adhere to NMC Code.
Evaluate and respond to changes in patient condition / needs.
Deal proactively and effectively with suggestions and complaints.
Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team
Participate in regular clinical and non-clinical meetings and attend other meetings as requested
Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonable practicable a safe environment.
Maintain a continued level of personal professional development in accordance to preceptorship and revalidation.
Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests, enquiries and suggestions.
Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers
Participate in clinical supervision and reflective practice at least Monthly.
Undertake the role of “Preceptor” to newly qualified staff.Work in accordance with safeguarding adult and children policies and requirements.Ensure the requirements of the Mental Health, Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Standards are met.
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- £ 36000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 10 Jan 2017
Closes 10 Feb 2017
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