Position – Pre-Assessment Nurse - Herts
Location - Herts
Ref – ZAPREASHERTS
Salary – circa £28,000 per annum FTE (Dependent upon experience)
Hours – Permanent Part Time 22.5 hrs
My client is currently looking to recruit a Pre assessment Nurse to join their committed team in Surrey. They can offer our Nurses the opportunity to work in a varied, challenging but rewarding role in a friendly and supportive working environment.
Please note, the working hours are 9am – 5pm over 3 days.
Overall Responsibilities –
Assess patients’ health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload.
Assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals’ health and wellbeing needs
Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information.
Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others.
Promotes best practice in health and safety and security.
Assist in maintaining and developing services.
Contribute to quality improvement.
Promote people’s equality, diversity and rights.
Specific Responsibilities –
Discuss, agree and explain responsibilities for assessment of patients including their needs and risks if any.
Explain role, responsibilities, accountability and scope of practice for the assessment of a group of patients.
Promote patients’ rights and wishes during the assessment, gain consent.
Identify people’s health needs through observation discussion and the use of technical assessment methods.
Obtain information on patients’ needs within the overall context of their personal and care requirements.
Collect collate and organise data interpret all of the information and make a justifiable assessment, make this available to relevant others.
Identify the implication of assessment against the programme of care.
Transfer and apply skills and knowledge to new needs and issues.
Identify and report any significant changes that might affect the individual’s health and well-being to the appropriate person, if outside your scope of practice.
Qualifications and Training –
Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient case mixes
Experience in a caring role
Experience of working in the Private Sector
Knowledge and Technical ability –
Competence across a range of nursing skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge
Possess the mandatory training requirements for role including infection control and health and safety competencies.
Demonstrate principles of accountable practice
English language to IELTS 7.0
Possess Equipment and Medical Devices Competences
Continuing professional development.
Trained on MS Office and other relevant packages
Root cause analysis
Skills and behaviour -
Passion for Customers
Planning and Organisation
Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
Communication and Influencing
Concern for Standards
Nursing and Midwifery Council registration and regulation
Willing to participate in flexible working pattern
Empathy for vulnerable and sick patients
Empathy for principles and importance of EO and dignity at work
Flexible work processes
For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse on email@example.com or 07918 720922.
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.