Staff Nurse (12 month maternity cover)

We are looking for an experienced Staff Nurse to join our busy nursing team (12 month maternity cover).  The successful candidate will provide high level nursing care within both outpatient and theatre settings.  This post is offered on a fixed term, part-time basis - 27 hours per week.

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If you are interested in applying, please complete our Application Form and submit with your CV - please ensure you detail in your CV how you meet the essential criteria (outlined in the person specification).  For further information, please download our Person Specification, Conditions of Appointment and Job Description.

Closing date:  Tuesday 24th May at 5.00pm

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Main Responsibilities

-  Provide high quality nursing care.
-  Ensure the safety and quality of the patient’s journey by effective planning and co-ordination of the episode of patient care, including the smooth transition to other health care professionals as appropriate.
-  Ensure effective admission/discharge planning with relevant personnel/teams as required.
-  Ensure effective communication between patients, staff and relatives, reporting issues to the Senior Practice Nurse as required.
-  Maintain a safe and clean environment for staff, patients and visitors by ensuring compliance with legislation, policies, protocols including health and safety, healthcare associated infection, risk management and critical incident reporting.
-  Maintain effective records management ensuring all documentation written or electronic is managed in line with organisational and NMC guidelines.
-  Assist in the development of procedures and protocols as necessary.
-  Ensure safe and effective use of equipment/substances as per organisational protocols and manufacturer’s guidelines.
-  Ensure near misses, incidents, accidents and faulty devices are recorded, reported and investigated as per organisational policy.
-  Participate in continuous quality improvement by assisting with audits and by reviewing processes/practices to ascertain if there are better ways of working within the department to enhance patient care, service delivery.