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Staff Nurse

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
S2 2RN
Pay
N/A
Hours
Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019

Job Description

Claremont Hospital are currently looking for two staff nurses to join their team working in the Inpatients department. The posts available are for 30 or 36 hours per week - please indicate in your application which hours you are applying for.

As a Staff Nurse you will be required to provide a high standard of individualised quality, planned patient care as part of the clinical nursing team. Through the delivery of patient care you will contribute to quality improvement by promoting best evidence based practice within your own scope of practice.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. JOB PURPOSE:

As a Staff Nurse you will be required to provide a high standard of individualised quality, planned patient care as part of the clinical nursing team. Through the delivery of patient care you will contribute to quality improvement by promoting best evidence based practice within your own scope of practice.

2. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Deliver a high standard of individualised patient care, being sensitive to patients needs for respect, dignity and privacy

• Ensure that all nursing procedures are carried out in accordance with Claremont Hospital/ Aspen Healthcare Policies promoting best practice at all times

• Assist in the development and maintenance of clinical standards, supporting and participating in clinical audits, and implementing subsequent action plans as and when required

• Work with others to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of those in your care, their families and carers, and the wider community

• Attend and actively participate in ward/departmental meetings, access work emails on a daily basis and read relevant communications to enable good communication and an informed workforce. Ensure colleagues are supported and encouraged to do the same

• Contribute to ensuring that Care Standards are me within the ward area

• Be open and honest, act with integrity and uphold the reputation of your profession, always working within the guidance of the NMC Code of Conduct.

• Demonstrate accountability for your own responsibilities yet accepting and taking ownerships of delegated responsibilities from senior members of the department when required

• Take responsibility for own professional development to ensure continuous improvement in clinical standards in designated area

• Set, monitor and maintain agreed standards of nursing care in conjunction with other members of the ward team.

• Take responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

• Deliver care in accordance with defined quality standards and in line with recommendations as laid down in the hospital plan.

• Maintain up-to-date nursing records, ensuring that confidentiality is respected.

• Maximise all opportunities to promote health.

• Use reflective practice as a method of ensuring that appropriate effective nursing care is delivered to each patient.

• Maintain regular communication and cooperation with other departments in the hospital to ensure the best patient experience

• Provide information of incidents and accidents to staff, patients and visitors via the Datix web based system.

• Assist with the induction of new members of staff to the clinical area

• Remain professional at all times

• You must be flexible and adaptable to shift patterns including twilights, nights, Bank Holidays and weekends

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Essential:

• Registered with the NMC

• Relevant post registration courses appropriate to the post

• Excellent Customer Service skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Good Computer Skills at a level to meet the requirements of the position

• Evidence of ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required

• Excellent role model to registered and unregistered staff to ensure education / training needs are met, mentoring and assessing as required

• Goal orientated

• Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business

• Demonstrate a good work ethic that includes punctuality, integrity, respect of others and a commitment to developing professional practice

Desirable:

• Private healthcare experience

Ref: CLINRGN(08)06+07

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