Ward Nurse

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Panoramic Nursing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kimberly Harrison

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Role: Staff Nurse - Wards

Location: Oxfordshire

Full Time

Core Responsibilities:

  • To act with the upmost professionalism and to adhere to the NMC code of conduct
  • Monitor and assist in the delivery of patient-centred care
  • Respect the patient's dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs
  • A 'hands on' role within the nursing environment
  • Encourage, develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self
  • Promote best evidence-based practice
  • Apply and comply with legislation, policies and procedures

What you will be doing:

  • Be involved in the daily handovers to communicate all aspects of care and needs
  • To demonstrate excellent communication skills within all nursing care
  • To assess and plan nursing daily care
  • Provide pre- and post-operation care
  • Monitor and administer medication and intravenous infusions
  • Take patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
  • To supervise junior staff and tutor student nurses
  • Organise and prioritise workloads
  • Provide emotional support to patients and relatives
  • To efficiently and accurately complete all written documentation and record keeping
  • Be a role model to other staff on all departmental and hospital-wide matters
  • Ensure the working environment is as safe as possible and complies with company, professional, legal requirements and guidelines
  • Adhere to Infection Prevention Control policies and procedures
  • To work closely with the Procurement Department

Who we are looking for:

  • Diploma / Degree in adult general nursing
  • Trained in Phlebotomy & Cannulation
  • Trained in wound assessment
  • Trained in administering medications
  • IV trained
  • Trained in basic observations / ECGs
  • Safeguarding (Adults) Level 3
  • An understanding of perioperative patient care
  • Knowledge of the deteriorating patient
  • Practical knowledge of safeguarding within a healthcare setting
  • At least 6 months of post qualification experience within an appropriate healthcare setting
  • Practical knowledge of safeguarding within a healthcare setting
  • Ability to demonstrate high standards of verbal and written communication
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work flexibly and respond to urgent matters
  • Ability to follow instructions and work to tight time constraints
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Time management & organisational skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to our Core Values; Professional Service, Clinical Excellence, Quality Care
  • Demonstration of our Five CIVIC Duties; Community, Integrity, Vigour, Innovation, Compassion

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and skill set
  • 5 hours of annual leave per year, rising with service
  • Company pension
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing support service
  • Discounted on-site food & drinks
  • Employee, friends & family discounts