Staff Nurse (RGN) Days - Day Ward

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Nursing Jobs
Sub-sectors:
Nursing Jobs, Hospital Jobs
Region:
South East
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£28k per year
Posted:
27/11/2017
Start Date:
27/11/2017
Recruiter:
Sterling Cross
Job Ref:
JT/SO/27.11.17

Location: Southampton

Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits

Description: Our client has a vacancy for a Day Ward Nurse. This is a permanent position working 23 hours per week.

It is to work 3 days per week between 10am - 8:30pm, including two in four Saturdays.

The job holder will conduct basic ward duties as allocated by the Day Ward Manager, Shift Leader or the Senior Nurse on Duty to meet the standards required by the Company in providing a high-quality service to patients.

Key responsibilities include: - To be responsible for the admission of any new patient to the centre including establishment of a good mutual relationship completing all relevant documentation - identify and introduce named nurse/key worker. - To liaise with members of the medical and associated professions and ensure that prescribed or recommended treatment is carried out. - Help to pro-actively monitor levels of patient care and plan new interventions to maintain optimal patient care. - To undertake any specific duties as delegated by the Unit Manager/ Team leader on an ad hoc basis. - Escalate any deterioration in patient condition to the appropriate clinician for review. - To maintain a nurse-led discharge service for all patients having elective day surgery. - Attend to any post-operative needs for day case patients such as TWOCs, eye sutures etc where Outpatients cannot support the ongoing patient care requirements. - NMC Registered Adult Nurse - At least 2 years post basic experience - Up to date sound clinical surgical knowledge. - Good verbal / written communication skills - Awareness of legislative requirements with regard to H & S - Sound knowledge of Infection control policy and procedures. - Ability to solve problems/ think literally/laterally - Customer and performance orientated.

Person Specification: NMC Registered Adult Nurse - At least 2 years post basic experience - Up to date sound clinical surgical knowledge. - Good verbal / written communication skills - Awareness of legislative requirements with regard to H & S - Sound knowledge of Infection control policy and procedures. - Ability to solve problems/ think literally/laterally - Customer and performance orientated.

Benefits: Work/life balance, no Sunday/bank holiday working, Xmas, Easter and public holidays off, no night duties/on-call.

Contact Details:
Sterling Cross
Tel: 01304200323
Fax: 01304 204 440
Contact: Paul Odisho
Email:

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