Working as an RGN in a Residential Nursing Home for older people with Dementia is an incredibly valued role. Based in Hammersmith, this RGN role, Level 1 or 2 is supervisory with the responsibilities for the Care Assistants on shift. You'll also ensure that all the personal and medical/nursing needs of residents are met. The nursing team create a supportive and homely atmosphere in which the residents can achieve their maximum independence.
You'll be a passionate and collaborative Registered General Nurse who is adaptable and flexible in the hours you'll be required to work; this will include weekends and Bank Holidays. There are benefits that you'll be entitled to so don't forget to ask Kate when you call her on the below number. A current PIN number is essential.
Some of your crucial RGN responsibilities are below:
? To oversee and guide the Senior Care Officer and Care Assistants with the practical, personal and social/emotional care of residents, enabling them to meet their individual needs.
? Act as the RGN on shift having particular responsibility to supervise all staff regularly, ensure staff absences are covered and respond appropriately to immediate issues concerning the daily management of the home.
? To oversee the administration of medication in accordance with care plans, medication records and our client's policies and procedures.
Although as an RGN you will always have access to a more senior nursing officer, you will need to be able to act on your initiative and to take responsibility for the service as delegated by your manager and in their absence. As a Registered General Nurse, you should be able to demonstrate that you have the skills and competence to provide a good standard of care with particular emphasis on understanding the needs of elderly people.
To find out more or to apply to secure a pre-Christmas call back for this Hammersmith based RGN role, please call Kate Fowler today on 01293 848129; or email email@example.com.
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