Pre-Assessment Nurse pt 22.5 hours - Hertfordshire

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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.  

Personal Profile

Qualifications and Training –

Essential:

  • Registered Nurse

  • Previous experience in Pre-Assessment

Desirable:

  • Working towards a post registration qualification in  a clinical specialism 

Experience –

Essential:

  • Working in teams

  • Work with minimum supervision

Desirable:

  • 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 –

Essential:

  • 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

Desirable:

  • Possess Equipment and Medical Devices Competences

  • Continuing professional development.

  • Trained on MS Office and other relevant packages

  • Root cause analysis

 

Skills and behaviour -  

Essential:

  • Passion for Customers

  • Planning and Organisation

  • Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement

  • Communication and Influencing

  • Working Collaboratively

  • Concern for Standards

  • Business Focus

  • 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 zoe.allen@pulsejobs.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.

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