Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Therapies and Older Persons

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Closes
8 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Clinical Leadership and Managerial
Provide strong clinical leadership skills, supporting, energising, inspiring and empowering others in pursuit of a shared vision to ensure the effective management of the ward / department
To assist and support the Sister / charge Nurse in the establishment of an efficient working environment, making the most effective and efficient use of staff, supplies and services
In co-ordinating the day-to-day management of the clinical area, delegates duties and care appropriately, whilst maintaining overall responsibility
Ensures that staffing and skill mix is maintained, at all times, to a level that does not compromise patient safety, including appropriate request, deployment and supervision of temporary staff
To be involved in the development, assessment and implementation of guidelines, protocols and pathways
To deputise for the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse in their absence
To attend and participate in monthly departmental meetings and ward rounds in the absence of the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse
To help to promote new ideas and methods for the delivery of care and assist in their implementation through liaison and co-operation with the multi-disciplinary team
To participate in the development of care pathways to promote uniformity of care
To apply the Divisional and corporate Clinical Governance strategies to the clinical area
To manage complaints in a calm and courteous manner, ensuring that wherever possible complaints are dealt with efficiently and satisfactorily and resolved locally
Support the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse to implement local initiatives within the area
When required to be involved with managing local projects within the area
Where appropriate to understand and participate in the procedure for ordering supplies as required with the agreed budget and to ensure the appropriate use of resources
Clinical and Patient Care
Assesses patients, plans, implements care, provides specialist advice and maintains associated records
Working autonomously to manage a caseload of patients, acting as a lead assuming responsibility and accountability for assessing, implementing and evaluating care for the designated clinical area
Ensure that nursing care delivered within the ward / department is compliant with legal, professional and organisational standards
Responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication including transfusion of blood
To provide leadership, support and guidance to staff in monitoring the planned delivery and evaluation of individualised care
Ensure safe and effective care for complex patients requiring advanced clinical skills
Be responsible for assessing and recognising emergencies in the speciality
To interpret information and take appropriate action and to lead others to do the same
Act as an advocate for patients within the department, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines
Ensure that patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines
Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals
Is wholly accountable for his / her practice in line with the NMC Code and takes every reasonable opportunity to sustain and improve his / her knowledge and professional competence
Responsible for maintaining a safe environment for patients, visitors and other staff within the clinical environment
Ensure that sensitive patient records are stored appropriately
Ensures the cultural and spiritual needs of patients are recognised and accommodated within resources available
Initiate the investigation at clinical level in relation to risk incidents and report in accordance with divisional policy at governance
Participate in case conferences in relation to the management of patients, ensuring continuation of ongoing care
Overseeing appropriate discharge arrangements with voluntary and statutory agencies to ensure continuity of care from the hospital to the community, inpatient admission or continuing care setting
Ensure staff take precautions to minimise the risk of cross infection in relation to the safe disposal of body fluids (including blood)
A key member of the multidisciplinary team in supporting patients and their carers during the delivery of bad news such as caring for the terminally ill patients and the event of death
Ensuring patients and their carers have a level of knowledge about their illness and their care commensurate with their individual needs
To supervise the assessments and interventions of junior staff in relation to patient care
Completes patient documentation fully, ensuring that all entries are accu

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Job Details

Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Therapies and Older Persons

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Oct 2021

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