Lead Registered Nurse - Day Shift - Oldham

Handsale Ltd
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Registered Nurse (RGN) / Unit Lead Nurse (RGN)
44 full time day shift hours per week

£17 per hour + £2.00 per hour enhancement for hours covered over contract

If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference in their lives, this job could be just what you are looking for.
Right now, we are actively hiring for a professional and experienced Lead Registered
Nurse (Registered General Nurse) to cover full-time day hours per week for one of our leading Care Home.

Treelands Care Home - Handsale Ltd
Situated in Oldham, this purpose-built 80-bed care home offers residential and nursing care for the frail, elderly and mentally infirm. In addition to respite and convalescent care, we care for people those with Dementia, Mental Health Condition, Old Age, Physical Disability, Sensory Impairment, and Younger Adults.

Your Job:
In collaboration with the Home Manager, you will be required to contribute toward achieving the highest possible standard of care, through direct nursing care and effective supervision of Staff Members. You will also be required to take management responsibility for a shift as directed.

Responsibilities and Duties
(Lead Registered Nurse (RGN) / Unit Lead Nurse (RGN)

To promote independence & improve mobility of residents for your specific unit or department
To lead, motivate and mentor your staff team, deliver guidance, training and development opportunities to ensure work practices are safe and conform to standards
Monitor the quality of care offered by staff/team members
Act as a link between nursing staff and home management, and respond to questions or complaints from patients or family members.Investigate and develop solutions to correct the issues that could be discovered - such as patients not responding to treatment or developing complications
Provide a second opinion to staff members about a patient’s treatment, and in difficult cases review a patient’s file or take over his care
Monitor caseload and patient flow, calling in additional staff or even refusing to admit patients if the unit cannot meet the demand.Identify client’s care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual residents and other relevant persons Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by the Home Manager
Ensure that Clients’ Care Plans are completed and maintained and are in accordance with NMC guidelines & Company policy
Administer prescribed medicines and document them in accordance with the Company’s procedure and NMC guidelines
To ensure the correct ordering, storage and administration of drugs in accordance with client’s requirements
Maintain accurate records and ensure that each Client within the Care home has an individualised Care Plan & Client Care Plans are reviewed as required
Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant Staff Members at the end of each shift
Report any ill health amongst Clients and make requests for GP / Professional visits where necessary
Adhere to all appropriate NMC guidelines/regulations
To participate, promote and engender the quality culture of Handsale Care Group by adhering to Quality Assurance Systems

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