Paediatric Nurse - Birmingham

Recruiter
Peritus Healthcare
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,000 - £35,000/Year
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Mar 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Paediatric Nurse
Birmingham
£28,000 to £35,000 per annum

Peritus Healthcare are currently working with a complex care provider who are seeking to recruit a Paediatric Nurse in Birmingham.

Our client is a specialist provider of complex care in the home, working with adults and children to support them in leading an independent lifestyle of their choice.

Conditions and disabilities our client support include traumatic brain injury (TBI), acquired brain injury (ABI), spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and other neurological and disabling condition.

Duties:

To ensure that each client is assessed and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated in negotiation with the patient’s family, and that this is accurately documented
Understands the correct use and assembly of required equipment within PICU, understand safety precautions and ensure appropriate cleaning of equipment
To be competent in the administration of medication, including intravenous routes
Maintaining and monitoring levels of stock to ensure there are adequate levels of supplies
To ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed
To develop defined skills in communicating complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events and seeking advice or guidance where necessary
To develop open and trusting relationships with other members of the multidisciplinary team, other departments and community services as necessary