Band 5/6 Orthopaedic Nurse
Zentar UK is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Staff Nurse to work in the Orthopaedic division of our client.
Our client is the UK’s largest independently owned not for profit hospital, consisting of over 250 patient beds and 12 operating theatres including dedicated endoscopy suites, a day surgery unit and an 14 bedded Intensive Care Unit.
My client is offering a friendly and supportive working environment, with staff benefits including pension scheme, private healthcare plan, life assurance and an interest-free season ticket loan. Nursing accommodation may also be available.
Main Duties/ Areas of Responsibility:
·To take responsibility for individualised patient care as the named nurse, using the Roper, Logan and Tierney model and documentation for the department.
·To ensure legibility and accuracy of nursing records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents.
·To promote safe practice and professional conduct.
·To encourage good working relationships within the multidisciplinary team, to ensure the effective care and treatment of patients.
·To be flexible with regard to staffing, i.e. deputising for Sister/ Charge Nurse or assisting in other areas or on other floors as required.
·To participate in department meetings to enhance team communication.
·To adhere to guidelines and policies and assist in implementation and review.
·Be aware of and understand the Disciplinary and grievance procedures.
·To become conversant with the patient information system.
·To become familiar with the content of the department’s budget in order to promote effective use of resources at all times.
·To promote research based practice, quality assurance and clinical audit when appropriate.