Registered Nurse - Outpatients -Reading

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Reading, England
06 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
Zoe Allen
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Job Type

Position - Registered Nurse - Outpatients -Reading
Location - Reading
Salary - £24,000 - £28,000
Hours - Full Time

The Vacancy
My client's hospital in Reading offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to their patients. They believe it's their people that really set them apart - from the very best medical professionals, to our attentive and highly experienced support staff.

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Nurse to work within a multidisciplinary team to provider high standards of effective clinical care for our wide range of Outpatients. You will support our expert consultants while they carry out Outpatient consultations and minor procedures. Meanwhile you will monitor and maintain a safe, clean and therapeutic environment for patients, staff and visitors. You will also be responsible for maintaining accurate patient records. You will be required to work for one day per week in the pre-assessment department.

Overall Responsibilities
o Assess patients' health and well being across a complex and changing caseload.
o Assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals' health and wellbeing needs
o Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information.
o Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others.
o Promotes best practice in health and safety and security.
o Assist in maintaining and developing services.
o Contribute to quality improvement.
o Promote people's equality, diversity and rights.
o Acknowledge the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) and understand own
o responsibility as agreed with line manager in the prevention and control of HCAI.

Specific Responsibilities
o Discuss, agree and explain responsibilities for assessment of patients including their needs and risks if any.
o Explain role, responsibilities, accountability and scope of practice for the assessment of a group of patients.
o Promote patients' rights and wishes during the assessment, gain consent.
o Identify peoples health needs through observation discussion and the use of technical
assessment methods.
o Obtain information on patients' needs within the overall context of their personal and care
o Collect collate and organise data interpret all of the information and make a justifiable
assessment, make this available to relevant others.
o Identify the implication of assessment against the programme of care.
o Transfer and apply skills and knowledge to new needs and issues.
o Identify and report any significant changes that might affect the individual's health and well
being to the appropriate person, if outside your scope of practice.

Qualifications, Training, Experience and Technical Ability:
o Registered Nurse
o Working in teams
o Work with minimum supervision
o Competence across a range of nursing skills supported by professional and clinical
o Posses the mandatory training requirements for role including infection control and health
and safety competencies.
o Demonstrate principles of accountable practice
o English language to IELTS 7.0
o Caring for others
o Team working
o Flexible and adaptable
o Initiative and ownership
o Pride and enthusiasm
o Working towards a post registration qualification in a clinical specialism
o Experience in a caring role
o Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient
o case mixes
o Root cause analysis
o Trained on MS Office and other relevant packages
o Continuing professional development.
o Possess Equipment and Medical Devices Competences

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.

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

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