Registered Nurse (RGN) – Wards- Norfolk

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Position – Registered Nurse (RGN) – Wards- Norfolk 
Ref – DBRGNNRS
Location – Norfolk 
Salary – £14,550 
Hours – Part Time – 22.5 Hrs 


My client’s hospital is Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

Their commitment is to quality and value, providing facilities for advanced surgical procedures together with friendly, professional care.

Role purpose: 
To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the Ward Team.
To provide holistic care, aimed at meeting the needs of each individual patient, reflecting the Nursing philosophy.
To be responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of patients.
To assist and facilitate the Consultants requirements and to participate in strengthening inter departmental relations.
To deliver a consistently high standard of research based practice.
To accept delegated responsibilities from the Director of Nursing, Ward Manager and / or Senior Staff nurses.
To participate in all aspects of staff training and development as required fulfilling the role
To offer support to all colleagues as required.

Responsibilities: 
To deliver a consistently high standard of research based practice.
To accept delegated responsibilities from the Director of Nursing, Ward Manager and / or Senior Staff nurses.
To participate in all aspects of staff training and development as required to fulfil the role
To offer support to all colleagues as required.
To actively guide, direct and supervise Healthcare Assistants, discussing and planning patient care plans, delegating responsibility for specific aspects of care ensuring that supervision is maintained at all times and care outcomes evaluated together. Responsibility is delegated not abdicated and the accountability for the patient care remains at all times with the registered nurse.
To participate in clinical governance activities.

Key Accountabilities:
To act at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and Fitness to Practice
To work within the principles and framework provided by the NMC Scope of Professional Practice.
To deliver at all times high standards of nursing care and service, to plan and implement nursing care on an individual basis and to act as a point of reference for all staff, especially Healthcare Assistants working within the nursing team.
To assist in development and maintenance of all clinical standards and patient pathways.
To participate in national, corporate and local audits and contribute towards a high satisfaction and return rate of patients surveys
Actively and effectively contribute towards the pain management regime of all allocated patients irrespective of designated location, involving patients in the assessment of pain levels and subsequent plan of care to reduce pain experienced to a minimum, ensuring documented evaluation of pain management actions and outcomes.
To complete all mandatory training on an annual basis. 
Be aware of the key principles of the mental capacity act and the escalation plan for issues associated with safeguarding vulnerable adults and the protection of children
To perform blood transfusion duties in accordance with the Blood Safety and Quality Regulations, Blood Transfusion Standard Operating Procedures,  Blood Transfusion Hospital Instructions and Blood Transfusion Quality Management Systems Policies
To complete Mandatory Blood Transfusion Training and undertake annual Point of Care testing (POCT) and Blood Audit and Release System (BARS) training

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:
Registered Nurse (Adult)
Mentorship qualification desirable
Currently updated PREP profile
Experience in clinical and nursing management of the adult patient undergoing surgical procedures or requiring medical intervention.
Understanding of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
Good communication and organisational skills.
Knowledge of quality assurance tools.
Evidence of recent clinical update and knowledge of the implications of PREP.  

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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