Staff Ward Nurse

  • Location

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Hospital, Orthopedics, Surgical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34000 - £38500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Stock

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Staff Nurse - Ward - Full Time - Up to £38,500 - Private Hospital - Kingston upon Thames

About Us:
Embark on a fulfilling career at an exceptional Private Hospital! We are actively seeking a Staff Nurse to join our welcoming Ward. In this role, you will play a vital part in delivering outstanding nursing care to our diverse patient population. As an integral member of our dedicated team, you'll collaborate to ensure our patients' needs are met while adhering to the highest standards and the hospital's policies.

Staff Nurse - Ward Requirements:
• Newly qualified registered nurse may be considered.
• Mentoring skills.
• 12 months post-registration.
• 6 months continuous post-registration surgical experience.
• Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal).
• Ability to prioritize workload.
• Attention to detail.
• Numerate.
• Organizational skills.
• Conversant with current professional issues and relevant research.

Staff Nurse - Ward Duties and Responsibilities:
• Observe and adhere to clinical policies, procedures, and standards within the ward/hospital.
• Report on patients' conditions to the Nurse in Charge and medical staff, receiving and carrying out instructions as required.
• Assess needs, plan, implement, and evaluate programs of care.
• Supervise and participate in nursing procedures and treatments to the highest standards according to current accepted practice.
• Adhere to the hospital's policy for the storage, ordering, and administration of all drugs and medicines.
• Observe the hospital policy on intravenous drug administration.
• Maintain accurate nursing records and ensure comprehensive hand-over reports.
• Participate in patients' treatments requiring one-to-one nursing care, providing adequate explanations to the patient.
• Participate in the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients, arranging relevant services and documentation.
• Establish an effective relationship with patients, being attentive to their individual needs.
• Develop rapport with relatives and visitors, providing adequate support.
• Ensure nutritional requirements of patients are met, paying attention to special dietary needs and assisting those unable to feed themselves.
• Maintain the optimum level of patient care within allocated staff and resources, reporting particular staffing needs to the Nurse in Charge/Ward Manager.
• Keep the Nurse in Charge/Ward Manager informed of any changes and any matters relating to patients, staff, or wards.
• Liaise with other departments and services to co-ordinate patients' investigations and treatments.
• Ensure equipment is safe and in good working order, removing from use and reporting any defects through the appropriate channels.
• Promptly report incidents, accidents, and complaints via the Datix reporting system to the Nurse in Charge/Ward Manager.
• Observe all pertinent charging procedures.
• Maintain professional behaviour, appearance, and attitudes.
• Cooperate within the nursing and multi-disciplinary team to maintain effective teamwork through good communication.
• Participate in training programs and assist in the practical instruction and orientation of new staff and student nurses.
• Attend and contribute constructively to any special nursing service meetings.
• Assist in maintaining organization, order, and cleanliness on the ward.
• Use the staff appraisal system constructively for personal and professional development.
• Undertake other relevant duties as required by the Ward Manager.

Company Benefits:
• Private Pension.
• Private Healthcare.
• 33 days annual leave.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Other Fantastic Benefits.
• Discount Gym Membership.
• On-Street Parking.

How to Apply: If you're ready to contribute to exceptional patient care and thrive in a supportive environment, apply now for the Staff Nurse role at our Private Hospital in Kingston upon Thames. Your journey to a fulfilling nursing career starts here!

Job Reference:

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