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Registered General Nurse (RGN)

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Recruiter
Care UK
Posted
28 February 2014
Closes
11 March 2014
Ref
HC02401
Job Type
Salary
£DOE

Further information

Care UK’s GM CATS are mobile clinics which rotate between seven sites around Greater Manchester, typically spending four or five days at each site before moving on overnight.

An autonomous RGN, you’ll have a flexible can-do approach. Vital to the CATS success, you'll be running nurse led clinics, assessing patients and carrying out relevant tests. Arranging follow-up, offering advice and supporting the multi-disciplinary team by ensuring that the standards and delivery of nursing care are of a consistently high standard. 

Shift Patterns will be: 0730-2030, 0730-1530 or 1230-2030.


Key Responsibilities

A perceptive Nurse, you’ll review patient history of follow up attendees, undertake appropriate examination and tests, and organise treatment where necessary. With an empathetic nature, you’ll provide patients and their families with updates regarding their condition.  

Methodically maintaining records, documenting tests and treatment, and follow-up in patient notes and on the database. 

You’ll quickly become a vital member of our CATS team and our managers will treat you as one, using your input to continually improve our services. 

Whether you’re carrying out, developing and supporting as required, nurse led clinics; referring patients to other health care professionals or agencies where appropriate or adhering to infection control policies, you’ll be invaluable.


Skills & Experience, Qualifications

A talented RGN, you’ll have: 

  • Health & Safety. 
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of updating practice and continued professional development
  • Willingness to undertake education/courses relevant to area of practice and service development
  • RGN 1
  • Ability to respond to situations and act on own initiative. 
  • Good interpersonal skills. 
  • Knowledge of principles and philosophy of Clinical Governance.
  • Evidence of good record keeping.

Experience in performing clinical audits.


About Care UK’s Healthcare Division

When you look at the scope, size and quality of Care UK’s healthcare services, it’s truly impressive. Together, our dedicated teams run hospitals, treatment centres, walk-in GP surgeries and diagnostic facilities in communities across the country. One in five people in the UK already has access to one of our facilities. But we’re not stopping there. We want to make our services even more widely available, as we continue to focus on improving the lives of our patients – and our people.


Note.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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