Job Title: Staff Nurse - Acute Stroke Unit
Location: Stoke On Trent, UK
Pay Rate: £21-£32/hour
Shifts Patterns: Early, Late, Long Days & Nights
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 ward 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
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
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 take action to ensure safe staffing levels on each shift. 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
Be responsible for the assessment of needs, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of patient care in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of Professional Conduct and reflect the Trust’s policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
To facilitate the admission and discharge of patients liaising with other agencies to ensure continuity of care between hospital and community
Will be required to be able to undertake a range of manual procedures including assistance with the movement of patients and equipment
Frequent exposure to body fluid and unpleasant odours during the delivery of direct patient care
Requirements for a Medical Staffing Staff Nurse - Acute Stroke Unit:
Degree in nursing
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
Understanding of the modern NHS & UHNM strategy
Experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute Stroke service
To apply, please submit your application with a current CV.
Benefits for you as an Staff Nurse - Acute Stroke Unit:
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.