Acorn Lodge, Albany Nursing Home, Ashton Lodge, Mornington Hall Care Home, Ravenscourt Nursing Home, Summerdale Court
Posted 3 months ago

We are looking for an RGN. Pay rate £19.25 per hour.

ROLE: Registered Nurse
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Home Manager
RESPONSIBLE TO: Home Manager
REPORTS TO: Home Manager
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: RGN (General Home) RMN (EMI Home)
AIMS: To promote and maintain a high standard of nursing care

FUNCTIONS:

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.

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