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Orthopaedic Nurse (Part-Time 15-20 hours per week)
Location: The Hampshire Clinic - Basingstoke - Hampshire
Functional Area: Clinical - Nursing
Hours per week 15-20
Role type Permanent, Part-time
BMI Healthcare have a vacancy for an Orthopaedic Staff Nurse to join us in Basingstoke, Hampshire.
BMI Healthcare is the Consultant’s Choice – a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 70 hospitals in the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.
- Accountable for ensuring that you provide the highest standard of service to all clients and staff who use the hospital
- To have responsibility for the nursing management of a group of patients in a variety of locations within the hospital.
- To be part of a dedicated team of nurses with the knowledge, skills and ability to care for patients in the orthopaedic / surgical / medical ward of The Hampshire Clinic.
- To deliver a consistently high standard of research based practice.
- To accept delegated responsibilities from the Director of Nursing, Matron, 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 audit and governance activities
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.
- Experience of preceptorship / mentorship.
- Evidence of recent clinical update and knowledge of the implications of PREP.
If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you. To be considered for this role, please complete our brief online application form and we will be in touch within 14 days.
Closing date 17/08/2012