Senior Mental Health Nurse / Senior RMN

Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
£ 37000.0 - 39.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
8 Oct 2020
8 Nov 2020

Job Description

To be the clinical expert within the specialty

To act as an advocate to the child or adult ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services.

To be an active participant in the multidisciplinary team, formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments.

In conjunction with the MDT, assess and manage risks identified through assessment of patients.

To regularly review risk factors and work in conjunction with the MDT to modify care plans as appropriate.

To act as the primary nurse for inpatient stay.

To ensure that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures

To undertake clinical supervision to further develop competence and clinical practice.

To act as a mentor/preceptor to students/support workers as appropriate.

To supervise junior staff in carrying out their care plans.

To liaise effectively with all stakeholders in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients.

To maintain and update relevant knowledge and skills, maintain a professional portfolio and participate in further training as appropriate, in order to enhance quality of care for patients and carers.

To comply with the Huntercombe Group Health and Safety Policies and Protocols in order to contribute to safe working practices.

To protect vulnerable adults / children from internal/external elements and act as a Patient Advocate.

Ref: MentalHealthWishaw

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