Registered Nurse - Birmingham

BMI Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
BMI Priory Hospital in Birmingham is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join their team of staff in the Wards department.This is a PART time role for 30 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.Applicants should meet the following criteria:RGN or post EN conversion coursePost registration clinical course (desirable)Up to date knowledge in acute medicine / surgeryAware of NMC code of accountabilityBasic ward managementProven experience in an acute hospitalOncology experience desiredDuties 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 teamTo promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitorsTo assist Senior Staff in their management of the hospital's wards and to provide effective leadership and management in their absenceTo plan and implement nursing care of individual patientsTo take charge of the ward in absence of Sister and Senior Staff NurseTo provide support and guidance for junior staff membersTo ensure that ward operational policies are maintained and complied with; to advise senior staff of any amendments considered desirableTo participate in a programme of Quality Assurance as directed by staffTo ensure that all Health and Safety policies and other relevant legislation procedures are read, understood and complied with as far as is reasonably practicableTo assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical auditsTo act as a resource for all bank and agency staff as necessary and ensure full understanding of Health & Safety requirementsTo assist in other wards or departments as required by the Director of Clinical ServicesTo exercise economy in the use of drugs, dressings and equipment, providing a safe and cost effective servicePlease see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.Salary & Benefits:BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:BMI Healthcare SchemeChildcare VouchersStaff Pension Scheme25 days holiday per annumInterested?If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.