Adult Nurse- Community Nurse Band 5

  • Location

    Watford

  • Sector:

    Community

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £22 - £29 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ade Timson

  • Contact email:

    ade@healthrecruitnetwork.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

  • Job ref:

    AT40984

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-02

  • Startdate:

    2022-05-05

We are looking for a diligent, knowledgeable Registered Nurse with recent relevant UK / community experience to come and join our team of healthcare professionals and specialists.

Working flexible shifts in hospitals, you will be providing constant monitoring and care for seriously ill patients across emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery.

Working alongside a friendly, welcoming team of dedicated professionals, you will be utilising these resources to provide emergency treatment and ongoing medical care of the highest calibre to patients.

Culture and inclusion

As a valued nurse, your happiness is of the utmost importance.

Development and opportunities

As a healthcare specialist, you will have access to a wide range of development and support packages to ensure you progress your skills and site specialities at every opportunity.

Skills focus

Working calmly across various high-pressure environments, you will be drawing on your quick-thinking abilities as well as your clinical knowledge and understanding. With responsibility for writing care plans, performing assessments and making referrals, alongside your clinical care tasks, this role will continuously challenge you to develop and consolidate your skills.

Patient focus

Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time. You will be carrying out essential tasks such as taking blood and undertaking patient observations for post-surgery patients as well as emergency admissions and planned admissions. Your calm, reassuring nature and methodical approach to tasks will ensure patients feel safe and reassured.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 Registered Nurse, you will have:

quick thinking abilities
patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
excellent attention to detail
a methodical approach to tasks
excellent timekeeping
the ability to work well and under pressure
empathy and understanding
a flexible attitude
a desire to learn and improve
active listening skills
the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Band 5 Registered Nurse, you will:

Provide constant monitoring and care for patients in a seriously ill or unstable condition.
Actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families, communicating clinical information using a variety of methods, to ensure effective understanding.
Safely identify, prepare, check, and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
Adhere to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.
Take blood/fit a cannula and undertake patient observations (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration rate and oxygen level) as patient need dictates throughout the shift.
Write care plans, perform assessments, and make referrals.
Organise admissions and discharges to and from the ward.
Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

Be a Registered Nurse.
6 months recent relevant UK experience within the last 3 years.
You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
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