Registered Adult Nurse
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
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This is a unique opportunity for a Band 5 Nurse to positively change the acute hospital experience for a large demographic group of older adults.
Bestwood is based at the St Francis Unit at the City Campus, and is a Therapy and Nursing led ward. Patients are identified as medically safe for transfer and are offered a personalised journey towards recovery following an acute episode of ill health. All staff contribute to the delivery of a reablement and rehabilitation nursing model of care, as patients and family prepare for the transition from hospital to home.
Discharge planning is a key part in the day to day operational management, and of the flow of patients. Bestwood staff are skilful in coordinating and managing the often complex discharges involving Health and Social care partners.
As a registered nurse, you will play some role in the coordinating of the shift, delegating and working closely with the unregistered nurses, and liaise with community partners making the appropriate referrals for a safe transfer out of hospital.
Main duties of the job
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The post holder will contribute to the high quality care of 23 patients on a mixed bedded unit. He/she will be required to:
Ensure that the high standards and quality of care given to patients, remain the priority.
They must be able to work part of a multi-disciplinary team demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The successful applicant will need to have excellent organisational and time management skillsand be committed to a culture of learning, openess and inclusiveness.
The Medicine Division at NUH comprises of 1 specialties and employs over 2800 staff across both City and QMC campuses and a budget of over £180 million.
We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate your passion and commitment to the provision of high quality patient centred care for older people.
As a Staff Nurse you will regularly ensure that the standards and quality of care given to patients, together with the environment in which care is delivered, are maintained at a high standard. You will ensure you are compliant with all aspects of NUH policy, keep up to date evidence based health care and strive for continued professional development and service improvement.
Training and Qualifications
Communication and Relationship skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
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