Band 5 Registered General Nurse

£14.50 - £23.20 per hour
30 Apr 2014
07 May 2014
Katie Davies
Nursing Field
Community Care, Hospital
Job Type
We are hiring a Band 5 Registered General Nurse for the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We have shifts across all three of the Hospitals based within this Trust, the Hospitals include: Warminster Community Hospital Severnake Hospital Chippenham Community Hospital We are looking for a Band 5 Registered General Nurse who ideally can cover day shifts across all three of these Hospitals, however we are more focused on delivering the best service possible and are hiring across the board so it is not essential. Your duties will include: -writing patient care plans; -implementing plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature; -observing and recording the condition of patients; -checking and administering drugs and injections; -setting up drips and blood transfusions; -assisting with tests and evaluations; -carrying out routine investigations; -responding quickly to emergencies; -planning discharges from hospital and liaising with community nurses, GPs and social workers; -communicating with and relieving the anxiety of patients and their relatives; -advocating on behalf of patients; -educating patients about their health; -organising staff and prioritising busy workloads; -mentoring student and junior nurses; -maintaining patient records; -making ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality. We can offer an hourly pay rate of £14.50 to £23.20 depending on the type of shift. If you would like to talk further please call Katie on 0207 861 8777 press option 1 and dial extension number 3084. Thank you