Bank Surgical Ward Nurse

Location: The Riverside Clinic

Contract Type: Zero Hours

Salary: £28 day rate/£30 night rate

Specific Hours: Zero hours

Bank Surgical Ward Nurse

Surgical Ward Nurse

Zero hours

£28 per hour (day), £30 per hour (night)

Riverside Clinic, TW8 9DR

 

The Riverside Clinic provides surgical services; comprising of 8 en-suite bedrooms, 1 theatre, 3 Recovery Bays.

As a Surgical Ward Nurse, you will be working within the 8 bedded ward ensuring; a safe, efficient and effective service is provided to patients, consultants and users.

The role includes clinical practice, assessment and a good awareness of resources management.

The post holder will ensure that professional and national standards are met. They will act as a positive role model to colleagues; following Nursing and Midwifery Council guidelines and recommendations.

 

Main duties:

  • To ensure all documents and medical test results are available and reviewed prior to surgery and to liaise with the Consultant and Consultant Anaesthetist.
  • To undertake appropriate assessment of the clinical and holistic needs of the patient.
  • To liaise and work closely with the operating theatre team to provide the patient with an efficient and safe transfer through the patients surgical journey.
  • To maintain and update patient documentation according to the clinics policy.
  • To maximize high quality specialist day surgery care through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care in response to the patient subjective needs.
  • To be involved in the direct delivery of nursing care pre and post-surgery.
  • To administer medicines as prescribed with adherence to NMC code of conduct and Healthshare policies. Keeping up-to-date with appropriate statutory and mandatory training.
  • To maintain clinical credibility through practice and to utilize the findings of nursing research and evidence based care to optimize high quality patient care.
  • To assess when a patient is ready for discharge; to discharge the patient safely and appropriately.

 

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Private Healthcare (Employer paid)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Blue Light Card

 

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