Staff Nurse - Outpatients Department - Reading - Berkshire

Berkshire, England
£25000 - £28000 per annum + DOE
20 Sep 2016
18 Oct 2016
Zoe Allen
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Job Type

Position: Staff Nurse - Outpatients Department - Reading - Berkshire
Location - Reading - Berkshire
Salary - Dependent upon experience

Do you want the opportunity to be part of a progressive Outpatients Department?

If you are a dynamic person with the ability to work well within a progressive environment, and can deliver high quality patient care, we would love to hear from you.

Clinical Practice
* Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care ensuring that these are evaluated and amended as appropriate.
* Document the condition and progress of patients and report to senior nursing and/ or medical staff any areas of concern.
* Undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines.
* Demonstrate clinical procedures to registered and unregistered staff and agency staff as required.
* Take charge of the clinical area on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/ her deputy.
* Maintain an awareness of the developments in the care and treatment of patients in order to be able to carry out duties competently and efficiently.
* Ensure that the rights, dignity and confidentiality of the patient are protected at all times.
* Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safe keeping of patients' property in accordance with the Patients' Property Procedure.
* Comply with the Drug Custody and Administration Code of Practice.
* Report all accidents and untoward incidents to the Line Manager and complete an incident form in accordance with Treatment Centre policy.

* Supervise registered and unregistered staff as appropriate.
* Assist the Lead Nurse/Team leader in introducing new members of staff to their duties.
* Ensure where appropriate that the training program for junior staff is completed.
* Undertake formal and informal teaching sessions as required and act as a mentor to junior staff.
* Organise day to day workload of both self and junior staff whenever required to do so.
* Use all physical resources carefully and as instructed.
* Assist in maintaining stock levels for the department if required to do so.
* Report any problems relating to equipment to the Team leader

Education/ Experience
* Registered Nurse (Level 1 or 2)
* Experience in Outpatients (desirable)
* An awareness of research and evidence based practice in the clinical setting
* Evidence of continuous professional development
* Proven intravenous therapy skills
* Interest & academic ability to undertake further training within a particular speciality
* Experience in the use of computers
* Good communication skills written & verbal, with the ability to demonstrate fluency, clarity and effectiveness at all levels
* Effective influencing skills with peer group & senior healthcare professionals
* Teaching & mentoring skills
* Ability to prioritise workload, instruct & direct others
* Good communication skills
* Ability to supervise unqualified staff
* Ability to co-ordinate a shift for the department
* Knowledge of clinical and non-clinical governance issues
* At least 6 months post registration experience
* Relate well to all staff.
* Motivator of staff and colleagues.
* Diligence/Enthusiasm & positivism
* Confident
* Resilience
My client also offer great benefits, including:
* 27 days annual leave and additional service related days
* Competitive salary
* Pension contribution scheme
* Private medical insurance
* Life assurance scheme
* Free onsite parking
* Child care vouchers
* Bike to work scheme
* Share options
* Interest free travel loan
* Mentorship and professional training courses
* Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses
* Subsidises meals
* Free tea and coffee
* Mentorship and professional training courses
* Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses

Key Words- Outpatients, RGN, Staff Nurse, Registered General Nurse,NMC

For more information please contact Zoe Allen at Pulse Jobs on 0161 245 4453 or 07918 720922 or alternatively please forward your CV

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