Registered Nurse - Adults

Prestige Nursing Ltd
London (Central)
£18.70 - £20.78 per hour
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
As a Registered General Nurse you will be responsible for the planning, organisation and delivery of care to patients, assessing individual needs to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. You may depending upon experience also be responsible for supervision of junior staff within the team Excellent communication skills are required and you must have the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team. You should possess good organisational skills and be able to contribute to the development of flexible working arrangements within the team. You must be clinically up to date with nursing skills and motivated to develop professionally. You will have the opportunity to work additional hours at times of service need. Duties include: writing patient care plans; implementing plans through tasks such as wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature; observing and recording the condition of patients; checking and administering drugs and injections; setting up drips and blood transfusions; assisting with tests and evaluations; carrying out routine investigations; responding quickly to emergencies; planning discharges from hospital and liaising with community nurses, GPs and social workers; communicating with and relieving the anxiety of patients and their relatives; advocating on behalf of patients; educating patients about their health; organising staff and prioritising busy workloads; mentoring student and junior nurses; maintaining patient records; making ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality This job was originally posted as

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