Registered General Nurse / RGN - Stoke-on-Trent

Elysium Healthcare
16.00 GBP Hourly
07 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Registered General Nurse / RGN

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of 22 sites strategically placed across England and Wales. We currently have a number of Staff Nurse level positions available at our Adderley Green Care Centre based in Stoke. Adderley Green is a 75 bedded rehab service for male and female adult patients with a diagnosis of acquired brain injury.

Hourly rate: GBP16.00

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

Participating as a full member of the nursing team in the assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans including other relevant agencies as appropriate.

Providing ongoing monitoring, support and assessment of residents' physical and physiological needs.

Being aware of the effects of prescribed medication, advising residents and liaising and/or informing other health professionals as necessary or required.

Maintaining safe custody, accurate administration and recording of drugs at all times.

Being aware of and have regard for the advice from the NMC and other statutory bodies in relation to professional matters.

Developing Key Worker roles and facilitate training for all junior staff and students.

Providing health education through promotion of independence, personal & social skills and social and leisure activities for all residents.

Relating to relatives and carers with empathy giving information, support and advice.

Maintaining concise records and provide reports as necessary.

Attending mandatory training courses and to participate/conduct relevant research at the direction of the Home Manager ensuring NMC clinical governance criteria is met.

Directing, supporting and supervising junior staff ensuring professional lines of accountability and priorities are met and that all policies and procedures are strictly adhered to.

Ensuring the necessary administration and information systems are in place to provide flexible and quality services within the department's allocated budget, effective communication and healthy working relations. To review systems in place in liaison with both junior staff and senior management.

Being aware of the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.

Being aware of The Nursing Homes Registration Act and to ensure all the regulations relevant to the homes are met.

Being aware of and enforce the Data Protection Act 1984; any employee found to have permitted unauthorised disclosure might lead to the Company and individual being prosecuted.

Undertaking such other duties as may be mutually determined from time to time