RGN/RMN

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Job Title: RGN/RMN

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Bank Nurse

Date Posted: 18 Nov 2017

Salary: Salary to be discussed at interview

Hours: Temporary / Cover

Job Reference: G/9

Job Location: Tewkesbury , Gloucestershire

Description

RGN/RMN bank work

OBJECTIVES

  1. To have responsibility for the effective and efficient delivery of nursing care to patients using the service.
  2. To ensure a high level of nursing care for patients, providing information, advice and health education to patients, relatives and carers.
  3. To ensure the effective use of resources within The Grange.
  4. To lead and direct the support staff reporting to you to achieve these goals.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. To take regular charge in the absence of the person with continuing responsibility.  To provide clinical advice and support to all areas of The Grange as required, and within the scope of existing skills and knowledge.
  2. To assess care required and devise appropriate care programmes, involving patients, carers and multi-disciplinary team, with the monitoring and review.
  3. To monitor and control agreed standards of care and performance in clinical and administrative areas to ensure delivery of research-based quality care including regular auditing of activities carried out.
  4. To ensure stocks and supplies are maintained.  To ensure that any defects and maintenance requirements are reported promptly.
  5. To liaise with other members of the multi-disciplinary teams and other agencies both inside and outside the home.
  6. To act at all times in the interest of patients, preserving confidentiality and the dignity of the individual.
  7. To be aware of own limitations working within the UKCC Code of Practice – identifying needs for continuing education and communicating these to the Manager.
  8. Work within agreed policies and procedures to ensure a high standard of care that is research-based, ensuring it will be delivered to patients and their carers.
  9. To be involved with teaching programmes involving carers and general nursing staff and to participate in ongoing clinical and pharmacy audits.

This job description is a general statement of duties and Cedar Trust intends it as a guide to the major areas for which you will be responsible.  Due to the changing nature of the demands upon the service, the job description may be subject to review and alteration following discussion between yourself, the Home Manager and the General Manager.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Caring
  • Professional and Friendly approach
  • Organised
  • Good time management

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