Registered Nurse - SYS-18447
Their Birmingham hospital are currently looking for a Registered General Nurse to join their Acute ward team. The hospital is a 55 Bed facility including 2 HDU beds, 3 theatres and a dedicated endoscopy suit. Specialising in Orthopaedics, Gynaecology and ENT the hospital is one of the leading sites of its kind in the west midland.
You will have been working in an acute ward for the last 12-36 months in either a NHS or independent hospital and be aware of the different in level of service required and workload between the two. Independent hospitals tend to have a higher expectation of personal service with a higher nurse to patient ration to allow you to provide the nursing care you trained to do.
The role is full time 37.5 hours a week, 2 long days and 2 earlys or latest each week. With occasional rotated weekends.
Duties of this role include:
*To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the ward nursing team
*To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors
*To assist Senior Staff in their management of the hospital's wards and to provide effective leadership and management in their absence
*To plan and implement nursing care of individual patients
*To take charge of the ward in absence of Sister and Senior Staff Nurse
*To provide support and guidance for junior staff members
*To ensure that ward operational policies are maintained and complied with; to advise senior staff of any amendments considered desirable
*To participate in a programme of Quality Assurance as directed by staff
*To ensure that all Health and Safety policies and other relevant legislation procedures are read, understood and complied with as far as is reasonably practicable
*To assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical audits
*To act as a resource for all bank and agency staff as necessary and ensure full understanding of Health & Safety requirements
*To assist in other wards or departments as required by the Director of Clinical Services
*To exercise economy in the use of drugs, dressings and equipment, providing a safe and cost effective service
The role is offering a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:
*25 Days paid Annual leave + Bank holidays
*Defined Contribution Pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer
*Private Medical insurance
*Bi-annual health Screening
*Family and Friends Discount on services
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