Pre-Assessment Staff Nurse - London

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pre-Assessment Staff NurseFull TimeLondonSalary up to £31,000Our client is seeking to recruit an enthrusiastic RGN to work within the Pre-assessment Clinic.Your role will be to undertake clinical assessment of patients pre operatively and ensure they are physically optimised for their scheduled surgery. You will enjoy working as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing an excellent pre-operative service for our patients and surgeons.The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years' post registration experience with recent experience in a pre-assessment clinic, a pre-assessment course or willingness to attend further training.Job Role1. Contribute to the daily requirements of the pre assessment service ensuring safe and efficient care.2. Develop skills in comprehensive individualised assessment. Develop and maintain a progressive attitude towards patient care, ensuring all patients are prepared physically and psychologically for surgery, understand the purpose of their operation and are ready to proceed.3. Assess, plan, implement and audit holistic, high quality individualised care which respects the personal dignity and beliefs of the patient.4. Quality improvement and audit relevant to the field of pre assessment.5. Ensure the best use of all resources to achieve a safe and efficient service.6. Effectively communicate with all Wards and Departments within the Hospital.7. Be aware of and comply with the EC directives, NMC code, NICE guidance and recommendations from the Department of Health.8. To participate in designated Committees/ Working Parties within the Hospital as required.9. To comply with all Hospital policies and procedures including, but not limited to Health and Safety at Work, Fire Regulations, C.O.S.H.H, Risk Assessment, Equipment and Infection Control. The usual pattern of work is Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day and the clinic is open 8 till 6. For more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on 01489 774208 and or email jenna.orourke@appointgroup.co.uk

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