Nurse job in St Neots at Ford House Residential Home

nurse

Company: Ford House Residential Home

Location: St. Neots UK

Date Posted:Apr 27, 2018

Job Purpose:Promotes and restores patients' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients, friends, and families.Duties: * Accomplishes nursing human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures. * Meets nursing operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements. * Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements. * Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures. * Assures quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; making or recommending adjustments. * Completes patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results. * Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families. * Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching and counselling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills. * Provides information to patients and health care team by answering questions and requests. * Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies. * Maintains safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals. * Protects patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. * Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing. * Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records. * Ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. * Maintains nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations. * Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. * Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods. * Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Judgment, Supervision, Informing Others, Nursing Skills, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, care home Environment, Medical Teamwork, Listening, Pain Management View full job description
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