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Ward and Outpatients Registered Nurse

Ward and Outpatients Registered Nurse

Posted 12 June by Care UK Secondary
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Job Summary

Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre are currently sourcing an experienced Registered Nurse to join their Ward and Outpatients Team. Our clean, modern and comfortable hospital based in Gillingham specialises in minor orthopaedic surgery including foot surgery, hand and wrist surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, general surgery, endoscopy treatments and eye surgery. At Will Adams hospital, we are passionate about creating an exceptional experience for all NHS patients, and are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of quality and safety.

Responsible To

Ward and Outpatients Department Manager

Key Responsibilities

• To carry out patient assessments and ensure that patients are medically fit for intended surgery. • Following clinical assessment make appropriate recommendations regarding patient’s medical fitness for surgery, including anaesthetic review and referral back to GP as required. • To provide patients who have been placed on the waiting list with expert knowledge and support during their pre-assessment visit and whilst on the waiting list for surgery. • Undertake assessment of baseline observations using clinical assessment tools i.e. MUST BMI etc. referring problems to relevant members of primary and secondary health care teams, taking appropriate remedial action and ensuring patients are followed-up appropriately. • To provide patients who have been assessed with expert knowledge and health promotion advice, initiating discharge planning.

Qualifications

• NMC Registered Nurse Part 1

Additional Information

For more information, visit www.careuk.com and link to www.willadamstreatmentcentre.nhs.uk Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

• Ability to maintain and enhance effective working relationships • Ability to plan, allocate and evaluate own work and develop self to enhance performance • Experience in a Day Out Patient /Ward

Reference: 35365574

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