Staff Nurse - Cavell
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Do you want to give outstanding care every time? Do you want to feel really proud of where you work? If you want to consistently deliver the fundamentals of patient care, then we want to work with you. We have an opportunity for aRegistered Nurses to join us in the Acute Medical Division on Cavell, a 28 bedded short stay ward providing care for patients with a variety of acute medical conditions. Most of our patients are admitted from Accident and Emergency and the Acute Medical Unit.
This is a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you're guaranteed opportunities to learn how to care for patients requiring a variety of nursing interventions. You will be supported by our practice educators and senior nurses to help you develop your skills and knowledge.
You will learn about:o Communication and awareness competencies - including dementia nursing, safeguarding, electronic clinical record keeping, deprivation of liberty and mental capacity.o Clinical competencies - including aseptic technique, venepuncture and cannulation, catheterization, syringe drivers, medicines management, IV drug administration, PEG feeds, NG tube insertion, blood transfusion, EWS, pressure ulcer management and prevention
Main duties of the job
The post-holder is responsible for undertaking and recording a comprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of evidenced based nursing care to a diversegroup of patients. Is expected to deliver care without direct supervision. Is accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care. Is expected to teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non-registered nursing workforce. Is accountable for care or any omissions of care that he/she delegates to others Is expected to act as role model, delivering care with empathy and compassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.
With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.
Please see attached documentation:
Person Specification and Job Description.
(Acute Medicine & Senior Health Division)
Qualifications and Training
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).