RGN - Nursing Home

Posted 5 April by Connect Care Recruitment Easy Apply

We're looking for RGNs for a good CQC rated, 90 bed care home in Edgware.

JOB DESCRIPTION

A. Professional

? Carrying out all clinical nursing practices in accordance with the Care Procedures/Work Instructions documented in the Quality Manual.

? Participating in the teaching and training of other staff members of the nursing team as directed, assessing trainees where required.

? Maintaining all nursing records and keeping the residents Care Plans up to date.

? Communicating with the residents relatives and visitors, documenting and acting on any relevant details, reporting to the Home Manager where applicable.

? Carrying out agreed Procedures for improvement of the nursing services and the reduction of cross infection.

? Adhering to agreed Procedures for the ordering, administration and safe custody of drugs in accordance with the Nursing Home Policy.

? Assisting medical staff to carry out direct medical resident care where appropriate.

? Safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of residents, visitors and staff.

? Obtaining laboratory specimens, which are the responsibility of nursing staff.

? Participating in the reception and discharge of residents in accordance with the Nursing Home Policy.

? Ensuring that adequate support is given to other members of the Nursing Home staff.

? Assisting with the introduction of new Procedures for the improvement of care.

? Undertaking the appraisal of other staff where requested by the Home Manager.

? Deputising for the Home Manager when required.

? Covering on-call when required.

? All other duties for the efficient running of the Nursing Home.

B. Administrative

? Reporting and recording accurately all accidents and untoward incidents appertaining to residents, visitors and staff.

? Assisting and maintaining professional discipline in the Nursing Home.

? Co-operating with all other staff to promote and maintain a high standard of care, complying with all Quality Systems introduced by the Company.

? Reporting to the Manager all matters that affect the management of the Home.

C. Personnel

? Participating in the introduction of new staff to their duties.

? Participating in staff meetings.

? Having a full knowledge of the Fire Procedures, fire escapes and a working knowledge of the fire fighting equipment in your area of work.

? Keeping abreast of the current Nursing Home Procedures and Policies.

? Discussing and promoting innovations that will improve care or economies.

? Keeping abreast with current Policies and Procedures involving care.

? Keeping up to date with all national nursing information by reading professional journals and literature.

Reference: 34835351

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