Registered Nurse - Dumfries

Recruitment Direct
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Recruitment Direct are delighted to be assisting a very well known care home with part time Nurses.We are looking for a registered general nurse to work nights, to take the lead in caring for our nursing residents and to have overall responsibility for the home at night. There will be opportunities to work additional shifts to cover holidays and sick leave.You will be responsible to our Nurse Manager and your duties will include:Leading the care team in caring for our residentsTaking charge of the home and dealing with any emergency situations, with support if necessary from the on-call managerAdministering medication and carrying out other nursing proceduresDeveloping, implementing and evaluating programmes of careMaintaining computerised care recordsSupervise and teach care staffProvide verbal information on the condition of residents at each handover, and to management and visiting health care professionals when requiredEnsure that medications are ordered, stored and administered in accordance with the law, current guidelines and our internal proceduresReport and record all incidents and accidents arising in the homeAssisting care staff in providing personal care to our male and female residents, and attending to all aspects of their needs.Maintaining the dignity and privacy of residents and respecting their individual needsAssisting with any other tasks as requested to ensure the smooth running of the homeAttending and participation in orientation, mandatory and other training as requiredIt will be an advantage if you have experience of working with the elderly, whether in a care home or hospital setting.