Registered General Nurse

  • England
  • negotiable
  • Contract
  • Band 5

Posted July 19, 2022

For a role based in London E7, Athona Recruitment is currently recruiting a band 5 Registered General Nurse to work for an NHS Trust on a full time contract. The successful candidate will have a choice of shifts Monday – Sunday, Long days and nights, but would preferably be flexible.

Athona Recruitment is one of the UKs leading healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. We work with all Trusts across London and the Home Counties and pride ourselves on our outstanding communication. You will always have one dedicated point of contact and out of hours’ support is available 24/7.

As a qualified registered nurse you will be required to obtain vital observation using NEWS score, working with older adult and untilising Therapeutic method. Record observation on RIO, able to care for End of life patients, To be able to admit and discharge patients.
Update regularly care plan, undertake falls risk assessment and pressure ulcer assessment, SSKIN bundle. Organise and coordinate a shift.

Key responsibilities of the role:

1. Assess the nutritional needs of the Patient, ensuring the Patients cultural and physical needs are met.
2. Practice advance nursing skills, (phlebotomy, sub cut, infusion)
3. Assist the Nurse in Charge to administer prescribed medications, including vaccinations and immunisations.
4. Liaise with specialist team as appropriate i.e. Tissue Viability, Continence Advisor, Diabetes, Speech & Language Therapy.
5. Negotiate with distressed relatives to help them understand the changes in the patients health and psychological status.
6. Support the Continuing care patient and the Family to achieve a peaceful, pain free death; and support the rehabilitation of patients to become independent enough to return home safely within the a time frame
7. Support the relatives through the grieving process, referring to the Community Nurses Team for bereavement support and to attend the funeral at the request of the Family.
8. Assist the unit manager to maintain appropriate levels of stocks, supplies and medication.
9. Maintain own personal portfolio as per N.M.C guidelines.
10. Attend and participate in PCT training sessions, team meetings and case conferences as required.
11. Participate and evaluate in Ward teaching programmes.
12. Maintain and improve own knowledge base as per N.M.C guidelines.

To be considered you must live in the UK and have 6 months NHS experience with relevant qualifications and training.

Why Athona:

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • You’ll always have one point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support is available
  • Exclusive access to training webinars worth CPD points
  • Welfare and wellbeing support from our charity partner
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • On-framework agency
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 by recommending a permanent nurse to us, or £200 for temporary nurses

If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today to find out more.

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