Staff Nurse Orthopaedics - United Kingdom
- Location:United Kingdom
- Profession:Nurses - Orthopaedics
- Job type:permanent
- Salary:Please contact the office for salary and benefit package details
Staff Nurse Orthopaedics, London, United Kingdom
To provide clinical leadership to a designated nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care.
To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice
To undertake delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Ward Manager
Roles and Responsibilities:
To be a clinical expert within the speciality.
To ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for patients.
Ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for patients and their families.
Ensure that discharge planning is commenced at the point of admission, liaising with the multidisciplinary team, other departments, as necessary.
To develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic, evidence based nursing care. This includes completion of training and development identified as part of appraisal and personal development (PDP) planning.
Act as a team leader for staff nurses, acting as a mentor/preceptor, and facilitating their development.
Deputise for the ward manager in their absence or when requested.
To actively assist in the practical training of learners, junior staff at every opportunity, through formal and informal teaching.
Supervise and orientate temporary staff and staff new to the area.
To act as a preceptor for staff nurses.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, but mainly to highlight the current main responsibilities of the post. It may be reviewed and altered in the light of changed service needs and developments after discussion with the post holder.
To undertake any other similar duties, as required by the manager
Eligible for NMC registration in adult or general nursing
Educated to first degree level or equivalent
Mentorship in practice course
Significant post registration skills in nursing field
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