RGN - Nursing Home
We're looking for RGNs for a good CQC rated, 90 bed care home in Edgware.
? Carrying out all clinical nursing practices in accordance with the Care Procedures/Work Instructions documented in the Quality Manual.
? Participating in the teaching and training of other staff members of the nursing team as directed, assessing trainees where required.
? Maintaining all nursing records and keeping the residents Care Plans up to date.
? Communicating with the residents relatives and visitors, documenting and acting on any relevant details, reporting to the Home Manager where applicable.
? Carrying out agreed Procedures for improvement of the nursing services and the reduction of cross infection.
? Adhering to agreed Procedures for the ordering, administration and safe custody of drugs in accordance with the Nursing Home Policy.
? Assisting medical staff to carry out direct medical resident care where appropriate.
? Safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of residents, visitors and staff.
? Obtaining laboratory specimens, which are the responsibility of nursing staff.
? Participating in the reception and discharge of residents in accordance with the Nursing Home Policy.
? Ensuring that adequate support is given to other members of the Nursing Home staff.
? Assisting with the introduction of new Procedures for the improvement of care.
? Undertaking the appraisal of other staff where requested by the Home Manager.
? Deputising for the Home Manager when required.
? Covering on-call when required.
? All other duties for the efficient running of the Nursing Home.
? Reporting and recording accurately all accidents and untoward incidents appertaining to residents, visitors and staff.
? Assisting and maintaining professional discipline in the Nursing Home.
? Co-operating with all other staff to promote and maintain a high standard of care, complying with all Quality Systems introduced by the Company.
? Reporting to the Manager all matters that affect the management of the Home.
? Participating in the introduction of new staff to their duties.
? Participating in staff meetings.
? Having a full knowledge of the Fire Procedures, fire escapes and a working knowledge of the fire fighting equipment in your area of work.
? Keeping abreast of the current Nursing Home Procedures and Policies.
? Discussing and promoting innovations that will improve care or economies.
? Keeping abreast with current Policies and Procedures involving care.
? Keeping up to date with all national nursing information by reading professional journals and literature.