Eleventh Hour Medical Recruitment Specialists

Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN/RNLD)

 

Salary: £25k-£32k (Dependant on experience)

Location: London

 


RESPONSIBLE TO:

Senior Team Leader – Nursing Home

 

RESONSIBLE FOR:

Health Care Assistants, Senior Health Care Assistant

  

CO-ORDINATES WITH:

Other Registered Nurses, Care, Housekeeping and Catering staff

 


 

DEFINITION:
Under the general direction of the Senior Nurse-in-

Charge and in collaboration with other nursing staff, the 1st

Level Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluatean appropriate programme of nursing care for patients who are frail, elderly and younger physically disabled people.

 


 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

 

1. Provides leadership and general supervision of all activities of nursing staff relating to the nursing care of patients.

 

2. Assesses plans, implements and evaluates patientcare, based on a nursing model of care.

 

3. Develops Care Plans in collaboration with the patient, relatives and other staff members. Regularly reviews and updates plans.

 

4. Carries out nursing procedures and treatments, including the administration of medicines and controlled drugs according to Nursing Home Standards and Policy and following NMC guidelines.

 

5. Assists in the orientation of new staff and in the induction and training of students and nursing auxiliary staff

 

6. Assists in the promotion and implementation of good management practices throughout the Nursing Home and readily assumes team leadership responsibilities, including monitoring of practice and performance appraisal.

 

7. Develops and maintains good working relationships with Community GP’s, Community Nurses, Social Workers and area hospital staff.

 

9. Assumes responsibilities of Senior Nurse-in-Charge on a temporary basis, as required.

 

10. Keeps up to date with new Government legislation and Health Authority Regulations relating to the operation of Nursing Homes.

 

11. Agrees to take reasonable care of own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or do not do.