Charge Nurse/Resuscitation Practitioner - Emergency Department

Gillingham, Kent, England
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
10 Sep 2021
10 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Act as a clinical expert within ones sphere of work
Organise planned care for a group of patients without direct supervision
Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based, individualised patient care
Assist and advise staff, both registered and unregistered in the delivery of patient care
Ensure all staff maintain accurate clinical observations and documents of the patient and act accordingly
Undertake a variety of specialist skills related to the emergency environment.
Have responsibility for the correct administration and custody of medicines according to Trust policy
Ensure the monitoring of patients progress, work towards safe and timely referral to discharge team ensuring barriers to discharge are identified and acted on appropriately
Deal with concerns raised by patients and visitors in a proactive manner and take remedial action as necessary
Act as the patient's advocate
Manage effective flow of patients within Emergency Services to meet the NHS targets
Plan, organise and deploy staff according to ability and workload in order to meet patient needs
Ensure that clinical practices comply with Trust policies and procedures
Instigate appropriate Emergency Service response to major incidents and incident within public areas of the hospital grounds
Carry/hold major incident and cardiac arrest bleep if required
Communicate effectively at all times and maintain a harmonious working environment
Maintain a safe and healthy environment, reporting all incidents
Compile duty rotas and be responsible for arranging adequate staff cover
Monitor sickness and absence levels of staff in the department and follow Trust policy as a senior member of a team

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with the NMC
  • For a substantive position. The applicant must have successfully completed an Emergency Nursing or Post Graduate Acute Care specialist course.

Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Foundation level of understanding regarding the acute care needs of patients
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice

Experience Essential criteria
  • The post holders will have at a minimum 18-months experience of working within the acute and emergency environment.
  • They will have completed Level 1 RCN competencies relevant to the area

Skills Essential criteria
  • All applicants will be able to demonstrate through their portfolio the repertoire of clinicals skills they currently possess. This will be built upon through completion of local competencies.
  • Working in acute areas can be stressful, applicants will be required to discuss how they deal with stress to ensure a healthy work lifestyle balance
  • Post holders will have experience of undertaking clinical audits and working with software systems such as Microsoft Word.

Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • How would you ensure you represent MFT in a positive way?

Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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Job Details

Charge Nurse/Resuscitation Practitioner - Emergency Department

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
10 Sep 2021
10 Oct 2021

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