Title:
Registered Nurse – Bedford – UK

Job ID:
11209710

Job Number:
19-00581

Job Issue Date:
2019-09-13 06:53:48

Job Start Date:
2019-11-30 00:00:00

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered General Nurse
Reports to: Clinical Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week between 8am – 6pm
Leave Entitlement: 25 days plus bank holidays

Key Requirements of the Post

To promote a caring approach to all patients, visitors and colleagues within the surgery whilst delivering a high standard of quality care with outstanding customer service.

Key Tasks

  • Adhere to the principles of clinical governance
  • Undertake all care for patients whilst in the hospital including diagnostic tests and post-operative care.
  • Admission and discharge of patients on a theatre day
  • Administer drugs in accordance to the NMC guidelines for the safe and secure handling of medicines
  • Follow correct procedure for reporting any accidents or incidents
  • Take part in the hospital on call rota
  • Assist the consultant and clinical team in the delivery of all ophthalmic care
  • Prepare all areas prior to any clinical activities, ensuring all equipment is checked and ready for use
  • Ensure the correct storage of all equipment
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Assist with stock control, ensuring realistic par levels are maintained and all items are readily available. Manages all the diagnostic equipment on a daily basis
  • To ensure patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with the Data Protection Act
  • Deal with any incoming queries from patients
  • Provide support and mentorship to colleagues and new staff
  • Undertake ALS training
  • Participate in the "on call and weekend rotas

Person Specification

  • Specialist Skills: Registered Nurse Qualification
  • People Skills: Attend regular hospital meetings. Happy to travel to nearby sites to provide cover when required
  • External Impact: Working with CQC, Suppliers NHS trusts, PCT and suppliers. Decision Making Creative Thinking/Innovation

Values and Behaviours

  • Accepts responsibility for developing own knowledge and skills
  • Participates in annual appraisal program

Skills and Capabilities

  • Participates in all mandatory training
  • Cannulation desired but training will be given
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office, outlook, excel, word and power point
  • Adapt a flexible approach to the requirements of the business

Experience

  • Minimum of one year’s post registration experience in a clinical/hospital setting