Nurses – Complex Care at Home

Ref: Registered Nurses Nov 2019

  • Location: Greater Belfast
  • Closing date: 31.12.19
  • Shift Pattern: Various

Job Description

Experienced and Newly Qualified Nurses

Nurse Job Duties:

  • Provide care to patients and residents based on their care plan outlined by their doctor
  • Accurately monitor and record observations on patients’ conditions
  • Maintain accurate records of residents care and medication administration
  • Identify care planning needs
  • Carry out risk assessment
  • Record patients’ vital signs and medical information
  • Re-evaluate patient care plan as conditions change
  • Consult and coordinate with other healthcare team members
  • Direct or supervise less experienced nursing staff
  • Monitor patients’ diet and exercise
  • Prepare patients and assist with treatments, surgery, or exams as needed
  • Manage stocks of supplies
  • Ensure storage and disposal of medication is carried out according to policy
  • Participate in clinical improvements and offer ideas on clinical and non-clinical policies
  • Assist with the investigation of complaints by patients or family members
  • Maintain continuing education and licensing requirements
  • Report any issues that arose during each shift

Nurse Skills and Qualifications:

Registration as a Registered General Nurse or Similar Qualifications; Current Registration With the NMC; IV Skills, Including Syringe Driver Training and Venepuncture Training; Nursing Experience; Experience Recording Accurate Records; Ability to Work as Part of a Team; Supportive and Motivated; Great Communication Skills; Mentorship Skills; Computer Literate; Ability to Cope in a Crisis; Ability to Demonstrate Ethical Values and Ongoing Professional and Personal Growth

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