Registered Nurse Associate - Continence Service (Neighborhood Nursing)

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 27.157 - 29.859 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 27.157 - 29.859 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
a) Clinical Duties

Manages a delegated caseload, working as a member of a team, responsible for interacting constructively with team members and organising, prioritising and planning their work.

Uses a range of assessment tools to assist in the implementation of appropriate action to meet the specific physical, emotional and psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs of individuals and carers.

Provides advice and support to patients to enable them to make informed choices in all areas of health promotion.

Understands when to seek appropriate advice to manage a risk and avoid compromising quality of care and health outcomes acting in line with local and national organisational frameworks, legislation and regulations to report risks, and implement actions as instructed.

Demonstrates the ability to effectively and responsibly access, input, and apply information and data using a range of methods including digital technologies, and share appropriately within interdisciplinary teams.

Demonstrates an ability to prioritise and manage their own workload, and recognise where elements of care can safely be delegated to other colleagues, carers and family members.

Contributes to the provision of evidenced based care for people, including those with complex needs.

To work as a member of the multi-professional team providing clinical care to patients in settings as supported by the Registered Nurse or Allied Healthcare Professional.

Provide sensitive, compassionate, safe and effective care to support people in a range of care settings, applying the principles and processes for making reasonable adjustments.

Develop understanding of all elements of the nursing process and be able to assist the Registered Nurse in the on-going assessment (excluding initial assessment), planning, management and evaluation of care.

Perform and record clinical observations, undertake clinical tasks and assist in bedside procedures. Additional competency based skills relevant to clinical area can be attained following completion of appropriate training.

Accurately record patient's nutritional and fluid intake as per plan of care.

Ensure the privacy, dignity and safety of individuals is maintained at all times.

Demonstrate the ability to recognise changing priorities seeking advice and guidance from the Registered Nurse or other Allied Healthcare Professionals as appropriate.

To ensure that high standards of nursing care are given and maintained. To act and raise concerns when standards are not being maintained following local policy and procedures.

Demonstrate good understanding of principles of consent and ensure valid consent is obtained prior to undertaking nursing and care procedures.

Have demonstrated the proficiency to administer medications within Trust policy and procedure and in line with the NMC Standards of Proficiency.

If required by the clinical area can administer selected intravenous and controlled medicines after the successful completion of relevant training and meeting the required competencies in line with Trust policy.

If required by the clinical area, to undertake the training and competency requirements to administer prescribed blood and blood products (once competent in administering medications via an intravenous route) and in line with Trust policy.

To recognise changes in a patients' condition, including any safety, safeguarding risks which require the intervention of others and understand when to refer to the supervising Registered Nurse and other senior colleagues for reassessment of patient care.

To work in collaboration with others to ensure the safe and timely admission, transfer and discharge of patients.

Improve the quality of care by contributing to the continuous monitoring of patients and carers/relatives experience of care.

Responsible for the prevention and control of infections within the Trust. Ensuring both personal and team compliance with all relevant policies, especially hand washing, the Trust uniform policy.

To act as an advocate for the patient and the family, including promoting and protecting their interests, privacy, rights and inclusion.

Be aware of the Trusts' safeguarding policy and escalate concerns to the appropriate individual or team.

Understand the roles of a range of professionals and carers from other organisations and settings who may be participating in the care of a person and their family.

Understand responsibilities in relation to communication and collaboration across all healthcare settings.

b) Professional Responsibilities

Is wholly accountable for his / her practice in line with the NMC code of professional conduct and takes every reasonable opportunity to sustain and improve his / her knowledge and profe

Ref: NM9033

Job Details

Registered Nurse Associate - Continence Service (Neighborhood Nursing)

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 27.157 - 29.859 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Jun 2022

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