Job Title: Staff Nurse
Location: Stoke on Trent, UK
Pay Rate: £21-£32/hour
Shifts Patterns: Early, Late, Long Days & Nights
Here at Medical Staffing, we run England's largest NHS staff bank and are experts at putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts, and a healthier work-life balance across our partnered Trusts.
If you are a Registered Nurse who enjoys the fast pace of clinic working then this speciality is for you. Training and education will be provided to enable you to gain the necessary skills required if you are not experienced in the area of Trauma & Orthopaedics. All newly qualified nurses will undergo a preceptorship package.
The Post holder will be responsible for the assessment of the needs, development of programmes of care, and for the implementation and evaluation of these programmes for patients and their relatives.
To provide a high standard of clinical nursing within the ward / department
To manage a group of patients
To take charge of the clinic when rostered and assessed as competent to take on the roles and responsibilities of leadership and supervision
To act as a role model to students and Clinical Support Workers
To present a positive, professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team
Work in both treatment and plaster room
Main duties of the job:
We are recruiting for one of our client based in Stoke on Trent. This is a very busy clinic which delivers a service to patients requiring orthopaedic surgery and any musculoskeletal injury . Nursing staff work alongside Consultants to achieve excellence in care and to provide a positive patient experience.
Communicate using a range of methods to ensure a caring, sensitive and empathetic manner to patients and their relatives.
Take personal responsibility for ensuring communication relating to patient discharge is accurate and kept up to day ie PSAG board.
The post hold will demonstrate the skills for assessing and interpreting specialist, acute and other patient conditions, initiating actions as appropriate.
When rostered in charge have an overview of all patients on the ward, receiving handover on all patients and able to give advice to other staff member.
To have digital dexterity to manage fine movements regarding treatments and equipment such as cannulation, medication administration and clinical procedures.
To facilitate the admission and discharge of patients liaising with other agencies to ensure continuity of care between hospital and community
Concentration for writing care plans.
Ability to interpret complex information when there may be frequent, unplanned interruptions throughout the shift.
To be able to manoeuvre between patient’s quickly to ensure emergency situations can be attended in a timely fashion.
Frequent exposure to body fluid and unpleasant odours during the delivery of direct patient care
Registered Nurse on the professional register
Recognized qualification in teaching and assessing
Good communication skills.
Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting.
Experience in undertaking dressings
As a Staff Nurse, the benefits for you are:
A range of payment options: PAYE, PSC/LTD and Umbrella.
A dedicated team to support you and to manage your availability
Access to additional voluntary free training and development
Recommend a Friend scheme – earn up to £500* when you refer your friends to Medical Staffing
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, Apply now and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.
Medical Staffing is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.