Registered Nurse - Gynaecology

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
North Bristol NHS Trust £ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Closes
14 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Qualifications
  • Registered General Nurse.
  • Teaching and assessing qualification or commitment to undertaking relevant course.
  • Additional clinical skills relevant to the clinical area.
Knowledge and understanding of:
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct.
  • Clinical Governance and Clinical Supervision.
  • Professional accountabilities and responsibilities.
  • Health and Safety legislation applicable to the clinical setting.
  • Good resource management.
  • The role of the nurse as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • The care planning process from pre-admission to post discharge.
Experience:
  • Postgraduate experience within a relevant clinical area/ speciality, of which at least nine months must be recent/ current.
Skills:

Be able to:
  • Establish and maintain professional and therapeutic relationships with patients, visitors and work colleagues.
  • Communicate sensitively in difficult situations. Eg breaking bad news
  • Communicate in an apt and timely manner.
  • Be sensitive to and understand the needs of patients from varying cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Make appropriate use of knowledge and clinical ability to recognise changes in patients' physical/mental condition, inform others of identified problems/needs and facilitate solutions to problems/needs.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Act independently and be responsible for own actions.
  • Organise and plan activites of self and others.
  • Use knowledge and skills to provide clinical care that is evidence based.
  • Contribute to the development of clnical care within the ward setting.
  • Be able to recognise shortfalls within the duty rosta and discuss/facilitate appropriate solutions with Senior Staff Nurse, Unit Manager or Senior Nurse.
  • To use computer/information technology within the day-to-day activity of the workplace for communication, ordering investigations or collating and presenting information.
  • To promote good working relationships with other wards/departments.
Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Post.

Patient Care:
  • Take personal responsibility for the nursing care of patients in the clinical setting without direct supervision.
  • Ensure that care needs are assessed and programmes of care are developed, implemented and evaluated for a patient caseload. Ensure care is documented accurately at every stage of the process, giving a clear profile of care from admission to discharge.
  • Plan and evaluate own working practices.
  • Take charge of the unit on a day-to-day basis as required and for a minimum of one shift per week.
  • Provide advice and support to junior team members to enable them to carry out delegated duties and understand responsibilities.
  • Ensure maintenance of clinical competence/skills of self and recognise shortfalls/developmental needs, feeding this into the IDPR process.
  • Ensure clinical competence/skills meet the requirements of Trust Policies and Procedures and are evidence based.
  • Ensure all clinical care requirements of patients are communicated effectively at ward handover to allow seamless provision of care from shift to shift.
  • Provide information and support to patients/relatives/carers to enable making of informed choices regarding health and social well-being.
  • Manage, report and record clinical/critical incidents in line with Trust Policy.
  • Participate in Doctors rounds and multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Work closely and liaise effectively with REACT team.
  • Undertake technical treatments, procedures, investigations and complex additional nursing procedures.
  • Ensure patient safety at all times, e.g. using staff skills appropriately to escort patients requiring nursing intervention.
  • Act as or contribute to the role of Speciality Link Nurse to other areas.
  • On behalf of the Unit Manager, contribute to speciality teaching outside the ward environment as appropriate.
  • Attend team meetings and contribute to discussions relating to clinical care and standard setting.
  • Compliance with all infection control policies and procedures will form an integral part of the practice of all staff involved in direct patient care. The staff member will be responsible for locating the infection control manual in the clinical areas and on the intranet. Staff must keep themselves up to date with new polices distributed with subsequent implementation in practice.
  • Clinical staff will seek support and advice from infection control in all instances where cross infection is likely to have occurred or when

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Job Details

Registered Nurse - Gynaecology

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd North Bristol NHS Trust
Pay
£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
14 Jul 2022

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