Recovery Nurse - Berkshire

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Position – Recovery Nurse - Berkshire


Location – Reading, Berkshire

Salary – Dependent upon experience

Outstanding opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join one of the UK’s most dynamic, innovative and fastest growing private healthcare groups.

Pulse is currently working on behalf of its highly reputable client to recruit Recovery Nurse to join it’s Theatre Department within a state-of-the-art private hospital in Reading.

My client welcomes applications from newly qualified and experienced Recovery Nurses.

The candidate must be passionate in delivering her/his care and continually looking for opportunities to improve and develop their skills to achieve this. The candidate should be eager to take on new responsibilities that may arise which benefits the patients, department and company.

The candidate must have the skills and experience to work in recovery and other specialties in a multidisciplinary environment will be an added bonus.

About the role

As one of our Recovery Nurses, your prime responsibilities will include:

  • To provide and maintain the highest possible standard of nursing care for the patients and their families by ensuring that an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for the patients.

  • Assessing, developing and implementing patient care plans whilst evaluating care given, ensuring all documentation is completed accurately, giving and receiving patient centred handovers.

  • Follow guidelines on maintaining patient’s notes and documents, ensuring legibility and accuracy of nursing records, being aware of the legal implications of these documents.

  • Monitoring and assessing patient’s condition, responding to changes in condition, proposing/making changes to care plan as required.

  • Directing and participating in the manoeuvring and the positioning of conscious and unconscious patients.

  • Handover and transferring responsibility of care to colleagues, ensuring appropriate information and care is relayed.

  • Ensure good communication exists between all healthcare professionals caring for patients and to promote harmonious working relationships and safe working practices.

  • To take all measures to ensure the safety of patients. To report all accidents/incidents promptly to the nurse in charge, also completing the relevant form correctly.

  • To be competent in the administration of oral drugs used in the ward environment and to undertake relevant drug administration training to comply with corporate guidelines for the control of all drugs.

  • To develop a progressing knowledge of common conditions their management and treatment.

  • To be familiar with all departmental and emergency equipment, ensuring it is checked in line with policy ensuring any problems with equipment are reported and the equipment removed from use as appropriate.

  • After a period of supervision be able to undertake and deliver education and advice to patients, being able to identify risk factors and life style changes that may influence patient outcomes.

  • Ensure that nursing procedures are implemented and maintained in accordance with Clinical Governance policies.

  • Collect statistical information and assist in carrying out audit as required in relation to the service, and attend educational audit process for the unit.

  • Act at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and to ensure that the nursing procedures are implemented and maintained in accordance with Clinical Governance policy.

About you

To be considered for the role of Registered General Nurse, you’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Registered Nurse (Level 1 or 2)
  • Experience in Recovery (desirable)
  • An awareness of research and evidence based practice in the clinical setting
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Proven intravenous therapy skills
  • Interest & academic ability to undertake further training within a particular speciality
  • Experience in the use of computers
  • Good communication skills written & verbal, with the ability to demonstrate fluency, clarity and effectiveness at all levels
  • Effective influencing skills with peer group & senior healthcare professionals
  • Teaching & mentoring skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload, instruct & direct others

My client also offer great benefits, including:

Key Words- Staff Nurse, Registered General Nurse, Day Surgery, Recovery Nurse, Theatre Nurse

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on 07918 720922 alternatively please forward your CV to




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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