Registered Nurse - RGN / RN

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North Merchiston Care Home
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
North Merchiston Care Home, Edinburgh EH11 1HF
JOB PURPOSE To prescribe, deliver and supervise the
execution of excellent standards of care in accordance with our
policies and procedures; To lead a care team promoting rehabilitation
and independence, together with dignity and respect, such that the
lives of our residents is as they would wish it, and choose it, to be.
Key Responsibilities 1. Ensure the highest possible
standards of care, assessing residents' needs and wishes, and
developing services to enhance their quality of life. 2.
Champion appropriate independence and personal choice; developing,
reviewing and updating care plans to meet our residents physical,
social and psychological needs. 3. Oversee all aspects of
medicine management on your shift - ensuring medicines are
appropriately received, stored and administered, in accordance with
company policies and current legislation. 4. Build the positive
reputation of the Business; liaise professionally with visitors and
other external stakeholders. 5. Ensure all elements of resident
experience are positive, from admission to discharge. 6.
Participate knowledgeably and professionally to all inspection visits,
ensuring your team is ready at all times to do the same. 7.
Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and best practice
guidelines - identify, investigate and resolve risks
proactively. 8. Ensure you follow a rigorous monitoring and
recording practice; documenting efficiently, and thoroughly all
matters relating to residents and employees. 9. Promote a
cohesive team approach and a welcoming atmosphere to ensure staff
members feel a connection to our residents and the home, and they are
well supported to deliver high quality care. 10. Understand the
key targets of your host home and support the Home Manager in their
achievement by promoting and practising high standards of nursing care
and ensuring staff and shifts are supervised in a smooth manner.
11. Support, guide, teach and mentor others in line with the NMC Code,
following its guidance at all times. 12. Attend relevant
meetings both internal and external; attend regular team meetings and
monthly appraisals with line manager. 13. Act as a reflective
and developmental practitioner participating to continual professional
development and meeting the requirements of professional revalidation.
Qualifications & Accreditations NMC Registered Nurse
Key Skills and Behaviours - (Essential) 1.The ability to
lead a team, analyse problems and propose solutions or
improvements 2.Able to communicate effectively and to develop
professional relationships 3.Understands and effectively uses IT
and communication systems required for the role 4.Respectful of
the values, views and needs of others 5. Able to work under
pressure and prioritize workload
Key Experience and Knowledge - (Desirable) 1. Experience
of delivering nursing care within elderly health care sector 2.
People Management experience 3. Experience of participating in
quality and clinical governance programmes
We are recruiting for nurses with strong passion and commitment
to enhance the specialist services we deliver, together with a
positive and flexible attitude and person centred ethos. Our ideal
candidates are forward thinking and up to date with current practices,
with the ability to show leadership qualities and desire to maintain
excellent industry knowledge.
Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive
benefits, including:

A generous holiday allowance
Contributory pension scheme
Bespoke development programme
Childcare vouchers
Employee discount scheme
Free parking and uniform (where applicable)

As a qualified nurse you can also enjoy up to £1,250 in your
first year as a "Welcome Bonus". * subject to terms
and conditions.
If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are
committed to the provision of quality care please apply now.

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