Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
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Job Title -Clinical Sister Emergency Surgical ward
Hours per week-37.5 hours per week
Perm/Fixed Term- Permanent
Salary - £35,392 - £42,618 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing Date - 14th December 2023
Interview date - 21st December 2023
This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.
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A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.
Main duties of the job
Provide clinical leadership and direction to nursing team.Act as a role model for all nursing staff within the unit promoting professional practice at all times.o take responsibility for the day to day management of the clinical area.To provide specialist advice to support the assessment, planning and management of patientsThe post holder is expected to act in a manner consistent with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, carrying out his/her duties in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.
Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:
Effective Open Communication
excellence and safety in everything we do
Challenge but support
Expect respect and dignity
Local health that inspires confidence
Benefits:On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.
- Ensure patient safety is maintained.
- To undertake assessment, planning and evaluation of patients
- To promote a culture of demonstrable best practice and integrated evidence based practice.
- To provide clinical advice, support and education to professions/ staff and patients.
- Work collaboratively and co-operatively with clinical colleagues within the Surgical Assessment Unit.
- To have an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty and be able to apply to this in clinical practice.
- To have an understanding of safeguarding, being able to appropriately identify those patients at risk, managing referrals and assist with investigations in line with Trust Policy and Procedure.
- To provide support and care for the patient and his/her family respecting their need for privacy and dignity.
- Be professionally responsible for adherence to Trust policies and procedures.
- Produce written communications which are clear, fluent, concise and easily understood.
- Carry out nursing procedures and treatments in accordance with approved procedures.
- Ensure the delivery of evidence-based nursing care in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct within the clinical care area as an autonomous practitioner.
- To continue own professional development in line with NMC guidelines and NMC revalidation.
- Maintain clinical competence of self and others as determined by service need and job descriptions. Tasks to include male catheterisation, ECG, IV administration, Cannulation
- Ensure that risk assessments are complete as per Trust policy for manual Handling, health & safety and other relevant areas of concern.
- Ensure that equipment and the environment supports the delivery of high standards of care at all times.
- To participate and prioritise developments within the Service as part of the Strategic/ business planning.
- To assist with the management of ward resources in an efficient and effective manner.
- Ensure information on the ward information system is correct and updated regularly.
- Undertake staff appraisals and create a learning environment which facilitates learning and professional development.
Experience and Knowledge
Qualification(s) and Professional Training
Skills and Abilities
Certificate of Sponsorship
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