NHS Band 6 RGN Stroke Medicine Registered General Nurse West Sussex United Kingdom – West Sussex

NHS Band 6 RGN Stroke Medicine Registered General Nurse West Sussex United Kingdom

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NHS Band 6 RGN Stroke Medicine Registered
General Nurse West Sussex United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term
/ permanent basis.

***Location: West Sussex United Kingdom
***Speciality: Stroke Medicine
***Nurse Grade: NHS RGN Registered General Nurse Band 6
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent
***NMC Registration Required (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Essential
*** IELTS (English Language) or OET Exam – Essential for overseas qualified
professionals
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £31,365 to £37,890) +
Overtime Payments
***Start Date: Flexible / As soon as possible

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OVERVIEW

Treats patients who are sick or injured,
gives advice and emotional support to patients and their families, provides
doctor assistance, and takes care of patient paperwork as per departmental
needs and service.

To provide and maintain a high standard of nursing
care for patients as well as providing nursing assistance to the doctors and
other members of the primary healthcare team. The duties will include all tasks
normally undertaken by an experienced RGN and in addition any roles agreed
between the nurse and the doctors as appropriate, having regard to current
training. The focus of the role is both the delivery of evidence-based practice
for patients presenting with long term conditions and the provision of
preventative health care to the practice population. As an autonomous
practitioner the nurse is responsible for the care delivered, demonstrating
critical thinking and skills in clinical decision-making in the management of
patients. They will work collaboratively within the general practice team and
the wider community teams to meet the needs of patients, support the delivery
of policy and procedures and provide leadership where required.

DUTIES (guideline only)

Provide
care to patients and residents based on their care plan outlined by their
doctor

Accurately
monitor and record observations on patients' conditions

Monitor
patients' diet and exercise

Prepare
patients and assist with treatments, surgery, or exams as needed

Participate
in clinical improvements and offer ideas on clinical and non-clinical policies

Assist
with the investigation of complaints by patients or family members

Manage
stocks of supplies

Ensure
storage and disposal of medication is carried out according to policy

Maintain
accurate records of residents care, financial procedures, and medication
administration

Identify
care planning needs

Carry
out risk assessment

Record
patients' vital signs and medical information

Re-evaluate
patient care plan as conditions change

Consult
and coordinate with other healthcare team members

Direct
or supervise less experienced nursing staff

Maintain
continuing education and licensing requirements

Report
any issues that arose during each shift

Gain
the trust and confidence of each patient

Write
patient care plans

Implement
plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound
treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature

Observe
and record the condition of patients

Check
and administer drugs and injections

Respond
quickly to emergencies

Plan
discharges from hospital and liaise with GPs and social workers

Reassure
patients and their relatives and be good at communicating with them

Advocate
on behalf of patients

Educate
patients about their health – this may include running clinics and
education sessions on topics such as diabetes, weight loss and quitting
smoking- dependant on your area of speciality

Organise
staff and prioritising busy workloads

Mentor
student and junior nurses

Maintain
patient records

Make
ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.

Set
up drips and blood transfusions

Assist
with tests and evaluations

Carry
out routine investigations

NURSE SKILLS &
QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential:

At Least 1 to 8 years Year’s Nursing Experience
on Band 6

Current registration with NMC

Educated to diploma level

Qualified practitioner / completed a minimum of
one recognised level 6 Autonomous Practice Module relating to the
diagnosis and management of either injuries or illness

Post Registration experience Good IT skills –
ability to utilise appropriate electronic systems to accurately record
data.

Ability to work autonomously without
supervision. Ability to meet deadlines and to work under pressure.

Ability to adapt to the demands of a constantly
changing environment.

Aware of accountability of own role and other
roles in a nurse led service.

Knowledge of health promotion strategies and
awareness of clinical governance issues within primary care.

Knowledge of patient group directions and
associated policy.

Knowledge of the NMC Code of Conduct

Change-management skills and ability to support
patients to change lifestyle.

Communication skills, both written and verbal.
The ability to work as a member of a large multidisciplinary team

The ability to communicate and interact with
the public in a discreet and sensitive manner, recognising their needs for
alternative methods and styles of communication Enthusiasm and a sense of
humour

Able to work autonomously

Good time management skills

SALARY

The salary is based on the national salary
scale.

A Fully qualified nurses start on salaries of £31,365 rising to £37,890 on Band
6 of the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Rates. Salaries in London attract a
high-cost area supplement.

OVERTIME

Payments for unsocial hours are made to NHS
staff

The NHS offers a pension scheme, sickness and
maternity benefits. Nurses employed outside the NHS may not have the same terms
in relation to pension provision or benefits, but may be offered other
incentives such as private health insurance, gym membership etc

Income data from NHS Agenda for Change
(AfC) Pay Rates. Figures are intended as a guide only.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL AND
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Trust is committed to providing a
high quality service through the effective management and development of its
employees. The Performance Appraisal process ensures that the Trust is able to
achieve its key aims of delivering cost effective, high quality and responsive
healthcare, whilst enabling employees to understand how the outcome of their
contribution fits within these overall aims.

All staff have the responsibility to
support all learners and to keep their knowledge of supporting learners in practice
up-to-date, according to appropriate governing bodies regulations.

TIER 2 CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP(formerly Work Permit)

Applications form nurses who require a Tier 2
sponsorship to work in the UK, we welcome and will consider all nurses with appropriate
experience alongside all EU and UK trained nurses, upon appointment if selected
– the relevant paperwork will be issued to the successful applicant- if
required

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

****Ability to act part of a team
****Ability to cope with a varying work load
****IELTS English Language (IELTS overall score 7.0 with 6.5 in each module)
Overseas qualified
****NMC Registration Essential (Nursing & Midwifery Council)  We can provide guidance if you need- below

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