Registered Nurse

brighterkind - Township of Mill, OH

Job Purpose:

To act in accordance with the required standards as set out by the business to ensure optimum levels of care are delivered to all service users at all times.

Responsible for:

To take responsibility for the overall management of the home in the absence of the Home and Deputy Managers

Nursing:

  • Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of person centred care are being delivered at all times by undertaking accurate assessment and planning of care, delivery and ongoing evaluation of the care plans;
  • Observing and carrying out appropriate hand-overs to ensure the detail and accuracy of service user information being provided;
  • Commit to acting in line with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, maintaining registration requirements;
  • Responsible for the overall management and supervision of staff within the care team, ensuring all tasks are completed in line with their job roles in an efficient and effective way, during the period of duty;
  • Carryout nursing tasks including distribution of medication, dressings, catheterisation, tube feeding and management of chronic medical conditions.
  • Maintain effective communications with residents, relatives and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure that appropriate information is shared and the residents needs are met;
  • Manage own workload to ensure that the interests of residents are met;

Support and Guidance:

  • Provide support and guidance to all staff, providing demonstrations and instructions of care activities, particularly in relation to the induction and mentoring of new staff;
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings
    and training sessions, encouraging others to attend and participate also;
  • Liase with health and social care professionals involved in the wellbeing of individual residents to maintain a holistic approach to their care;
  • Liaise with family members of residents and GP’s in respect of any changes in the residents condition, which gives rise to concerns;
  • Keep all parties informed and involved in choices for ongoing care whilst upholding the terms of information governance.

Health and Safety:

  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks in particular moving and handling of residents. Carryout risk assessments having due regard for personal safety and safety of residents, visitors and staff;
  • Understand personal responsibilities in relation to the Health and Safety at Work Act and fire safety and evacuation procedures, demonstrating a working knowledge of COSHH assessments applicable in your area of work.

Professionalism:

  • Conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident;
  • Contribute to, and encourage team-working at all times, responding positively to colleagues and actioning all reasonable work instructions promptly;
  • Advise on the supply and quality of items used to carry our tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods within Home budget;
  • Take reasonable care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement;
  • Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment.
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