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Full Time RGN Day Nurse Private Mental Health Hospital
Elstree Borehamwood
UP TO £45000 DOE
Must Haves
* Degree or equivalent pre-registration award nursing RGN
* Current Pin Registration
* Excellent organisation and time management skills
* The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
* Initiative and creativity
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Up to date knowledge of OT models and theories
* Ability to reflect on and criticise own performance
* Computer skills
* Understanding and appreciation of CPD
* An awareness of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007)
The primary duties of the role include:
* To facilitate effective patient referrals and ensure that with reports are prepared to a high standard and within set time limits. On admission, to ensure all necessary documentation is available
* To ensure all social and health needs of patients are assessed and maintained, and risks evaluated.
* To act as primary nurse to designated patients
* To report any ill-health amongst patents and make requests for the professional medical visits where necessary
* To administer prescribed medicines and maintain records as per guidelines
* To investigate and respond to all complaints and serious incidents liaising with external agencies, families and patients in conjunction with the Registered Manager and to produce outcome reports.
* To liaise with the Mental Health Act Administrator regarding status of detained patients
* To liaise with the CPA Coordinator to ensure the CPA process and timescales are adhered to and reports are of the highest quality prior to dissemination
* To take responsibility for line management supervision, appraisals, sickness & absence reviews and to produce performance management frameworks for designated nurses & other staff members
* To ensure duty rotas are produced within set time limits and that all bank and overtime rotas are exhausted prior to using any agency staff
* To effectively co-ordinate, manage and run the operations of the hospital, providing clear guidance and support to the qualified nursing and support team while engaging and working with the wider hospital MDT
* To attend meetings and forums, representing the hospital at various levels
* To develop and maintain positive relationships with external agencies that have contact with Cornerstone House
* To be 'on-call' for emergencies which may arise within the hospital and to cover shifts if all other avenues have been exhausted
* To effectively manage the activities and operations of the hospital within company budgeting frameworks, policies, procedures and within a set budget
Currently, the typical shift pattern is:
Week 1 Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday – 08:00-20:30 with 2 x paid 30 min breaks
Week 2 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 08:00-20:30 with 2 x paid 30 min breaks
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