Benenden Hospital is looking for an experienced Staff Nurse to join their team on the inpatients ward.
The Staff Nurse will be expected to provide high standards of clinical care including delivering health promotion and discharge advice for patients. They will undertake a wide range of work procedures using complex or sensitive information.
The role will require the post holder to plan and implement the care of patients from admission through to discharge by assessing and monitoring them prior and after surgery. Other duties will include but is not extensive of
Providing outstanding nursing interventions and care to all patients accessing the service
Accurately enter patient information on IT systems
Ensure patient care areas are safe, fit for purpose and effectively maintained
Maintain the safe custody of medications and controlled drugs
Supervise the junior members of the team, including mentorship
As well as technical skills relevant to the role the successful applicant must be able to evidence excellent communication, teamwork and customer service skills.
Together, we work hard to maintain a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for the people in our care. All our vacancies are therefore subject to either a Standard or an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as satisfactory reference checks. These procedures need to be completed before a new member of staff can join the hospital.
The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 30 August 2019
Please note that if a large number of applications are received this vacancy may close before the closing date without notice.
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