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NHS Band 6 RGN Surgery - Colorectal Registered General Nurse Nottinghamshire United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis.

***Location: Nottinghamshire United Kingdom
***Speciality: Surgery – Colorectal Theatre
***Nurse Grade: NHS RGN Registered General Nurse Band 6
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent
***NMC Registration Required (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Essential
*** IELTS (English Language) or OET Exam - Essential for overseas qualified professionals
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £31,365 to £37,890) + Overtime Payments
***Start Date: Flexible / As soon as possible

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OVERVIEW

Treats patients who are sick or injured, gives advice and emotional support to patients and their families, provides doctor assistance, and takes care of patient paperwork as per departmental needs and service.

To provide and maintain a high standard of nursing care for patients as well as providing nursing assistance to the doctors and other members of the primary healthcare team. The duties will include all tasks normally undertaken by an experienced RGN and in addition any roles agreed between the nurse and the doctors as appropriate, having regard to current training. The focus of the role is both the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients presenting with long term conditions and the provision of preventative health care to the practice population. As an autonomous practitioner the nurse is responsible for the care delivered, demonstrating critical thinking and skills in clinical decision-making in the management of patients. They will work collaboratively within the general practice team and the wider community teams to meet the needs of patients, support the delivery of policy and procedures and provide leadership where required.

DUTIES (guideline only)

  • Provide care to patients and residents based on their care plan outlined by their doctor
  • Accurately monitor and record observations on patients' conditions
  • Monitor patients' diet and exercise
  • Prepare patients and assist with treatments, surgery, or exams as needed
  • Participate in clinical improvements and offer ideas on clinical and non-clinical policies
  • Assist with the investigation of complaints by patients or family members
  • Manage stocks of supplies
  • Ensure storage and disposal of medication is carried out according to policy
  • Maintain accurate records of residents care, financial procedures, and medication administration
  • Identify care planning needs
  • Carry out risk assessment
  • Record patients' vital signs and medical information
  • Re-evaluate patient care plan as conditions change
  • Consult and coordinate with other healthcare team members
  • Direct or supervise less experienced nursing staff
  • Maintain continuing education and licensing requirements
  • Report any issues that arose during each shift
  • Gain the trust and confidence of each patient
  • Write patient care plans
  • Implement plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature
  • Observe and record the condition of patients
  • Check and administer drugs and injections
  • Respond quickly to emergencies
  • Plan discharges from hospital and liaise with GPs and social workers
  • Reassure patients and their relatives and be good at communicating with them
  • Advocate on behalf of patients
  • Educate patients about their health - this may include running clinics and education sessions on topics such as diabetes, weight loss and quitting smoking- dependant on your area of speciality
  • Organise staff and prioritising busy workloads
  • Mentor student and junior nurses
  • Maintain patient records
  • Make ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.
  • Set up drips and blood transfusions
  • Assist with tests and evaluations
  • Carry out routine investigations

NURSE SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential:

  • At Least 1 to 8 years Year’s Nursing Experience on Band 6
  • Current registration with NMC
  • Educated to diploma level
  • Qualified practitioner / completed a minimum of one recognised level 6 Autonomous Practice Module relating to the diagnosis and management of either injuries or illness
  • Post Registration experience Good IT skills – ability to utilise appropriate electronic systems to accurately record data.
  • Ability to work autonomously without supervision. Ability to meet deadlines and to work under pressure.
  • Ability to adapt to the demands of a constantly changing environment.
  • Aware of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse led service.
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies and awareness of clinical governance issues within primary care.
  • Knowledge of patient group directions and associated policy.
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of Conduct
  • Change-management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to work as a member of a large multidisciplinary team
  • The ability to communicate and interact with the public in a discreet and sensitive manner, recognising their needs for alternative methods and styles of communication Enthusiasm and a sense of humour
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Good time management skills

SALARY

The salary is based on the national salary scale.

A Fully qualified nurses start on salaries of £31,365 rising to £37,890 on Band 6 of the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Rates. Salaries in London attract a high-cost area supplement.

OVERTIME

Payments for unsocial hours are made to NHS staff

The NHS offers a pension scheme, sickness and maternity benefits. Nurses employed outside the NHS may not have the same terms in relation to pension provision or benefits, but may be offered other incentives such as private health insurance, gym membership etc

Income data from NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) Pay Rates. Figures are intended as a guide only.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Trust is committed to providing a high quality service through the effective management and development of its employees. The Performance Appraisal process ensures that the Trust is able to achieve its key aims of delivering cost effective, high quality and responsive healthcare, whilst enabling employees to understand how the outcome of their contribution fits within these overall aims.

All staff have the responsibility to support all learners and to keep their knowledge of supporting learners in practice up-to-date, according to appropriate governing bodies regulations.


TIER 2 CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP (formerly Work Permit)

Applications form nurses who require a Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK, we welcome and will consider all nurses with appropriate experience alongside all EU and UK trained nurses, upon appointment if selected - the relevant paperwork will be issued to the successful applicant- if required

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

****Ability to act part of a team
****Ability to cope with a varying work load
****IELTS English Language (IELTS overall score 7.0 with 6.5 in each module) Overseas qualified
****NMC Registration Essential (Nursing & Midwifery Council)  We can provide guidance if you need- below

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Workplace Doctors is a recruitment agency that offers locum, fixed term and permanent medical jobs for doctors, nurses & AHP medical professionals.

Call us today on +44 (0)1234 889213 to discuss this vacancy or email your CV with your NMC registration to info@workplacedoctors.co.uk You are able to apply online (see below)