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Staff Nurse (RGN) - Banbury

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Admission and Assessment Jobs, Day Surgery Jobs, General Nursing Jobs, General Surgical Jobs, Nurse Prescribing, Phlebotomy/Cannulation Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Nurse Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Registered Nurse Jobs, Staff Nurse Jobs
Contract Type:
27,000 to 33,000 per annum
The New Foscote Hospital
Job Ref:

The New Foscote Hospital has been successfully established in Banbury for almost 40 years and has provided services and treatments to thousands of people from across the region during this time. We have over 50 consultants, all of whom are leaders in their specialist fields and choose to hold their private practices here, working alongside our friendly, highly qualified and experienced nursing and support teams. With the expansion of the hospital and the opening of a second theatre, there is an exciting opportunity for an RGN to join our fantastic team.

Role Purpose:

At The New Foscote Hospital, the Staff Nurse will assist in the daily nursing duties on the ward, in pre-op assessment and outpatient department clinics. They will provide and ensure that quality planned care for patients, both pre and postoperative, is consistent throughout their journey with us.

Core Responsibilities:

• To act with the upmost professionalism and to adhere to the NMC code of conduct
• Monitor and assist in the delivery of patient-centred care
• Respect the patient’s dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs
• A ‘hands on’ role within the nursing environment
• Encourage, develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self
• Promote best evidence-based practice
• Apply and comply with legislation, policies and procedures

Main Duties and Key Accountabilities:

• Be involved in the daily handovers to communicate all aspects of care and needs
• To demonstrate excellent communication skills within all nursing care
• To assess and plan nursing daily care
• Provide pre- and post-operation care
• Monitor and administer medication and intravenous infusions
• Take patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
• To supervise junior staff and tutor student nurses
• Organise and prioritise workloads
• Provide emotional support to patients and relatives
• To efficiently and accurately complete all written documentation and record keeping
• Be a role model to other staff on all departmental and hospital-wide matters
• Ensure the working environment is as safe as possible and complies with company, professional, legal requirements and guidelines
• Adhere to Infection Prevention Control policies and procedures
• To work closely with the Procurement Department

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications & Technical Skills

• Diploma / Degree in adult general nursing
• Trained in Phlebotomy & Cannulation
• Trained in wound assessment
• Trained in administering medications
• IV trained
• Trained in basic observations / ECGs
• Safeguarding (Adults) Level 3
• Trained in catheterisation

Knowledge & Experience
• An understanding of perioperative patient care
• Knowledge of the deteriorating patient
• Practical knowledge of safeguarding within a healthcare setting
• At least 6 months of post qualification experience within an appropriate healthcare setting
• Surgical ward experience / acute care setting
• Previous experience within a similar role

Skills & Behaviours
• Ability to demonstrate high standards of verbal and written communication
• Administrative skills
• Ability to present information clearly and concisely
• Interpersonal skills
• To build professional relationships and work effectively within a team
• Tact / sensitivity & diplomacy
• To display core nursing skills of excellence, compassion, empathy, patient dignity and respect
• Time management & organisational skills
• Ability to work flexibly and respond to urgent matters
• Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
• Ability to follow instructions and work to tight time constraints
• Reliability and dependability
• Acting at all times in line with the NMC Code of Conduct

Interested candidates should click on Apply Now which will direct you to The New Foscote Hospital website to complete your application online.

For further information and to view the full role profile visit the hospital website:

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