County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Position: Registered Nurse
Pay: Up to £32.94 per hour
Hours: Flexible shifts patterns (earlies, lates, long days, nightshifts)
Why should you join Medacs?
- We hold the master vendor contract which enables the Medacs workers to get first sight of all shifts and to be booked in advance ahead of all the other agencies!
- We work around your schedule and understand other life commitments.
- Next day payroll
- You will be assigned to a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way.
- There are hundreds of new shifts available every day so we can get you the right shift at the right time!
- We have a fantastic referral scheme.
- Free training for your own personal development.
- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year support - we are here whenever you need us.
- Working flexible shifts on various wards, you will provide much-needed care and support to people when they are feeling unwell, vulnerable, and unsure. A significant reliance is placed on the vital care you will provide to ensure a patients care experience is the very best it can be.
As a Nurse you will be working calmly across various high-pressure environments, you will be drawing on your quick-thinking abilities as well as your clinical knowledge and understanding. With responsibility for writing care plans, performing assessments and making referrals, alongside your clinical care tasks, this role will continuously challenge you to develop and consolidate your skills.
General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as a Registered Nurse, you will have:
- Quick thinking abilities
- Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Excellent attention to detail & timekeeping
- A methodical approach to tasks
- The ability to work well and under pressure
- Empathy, understanding & a flexible attitude
- A desire to learn and improve
- The ability to use a computer competently
As a RN, your duties could include:
- Provide constant monitoring and care for patients in a seriously ill or unstable condition.
- Actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families, communicating clinical information using a variety of methods, to ensure effective understanding.
- Adhere to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.
- Take blood/fit a cannula and undertake patient observations (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration rate and oxygen level) as patient need dictates throughout the shift.
- Write care plans, perform assessments, and make referrals.
- Organise admissions and discharges to and from the ward.
- You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
- Be a Registered Nurse.
- You will have minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience.
- You will need at least of 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
So, if you can be flexible in your work and apply a systematic, skilled approach to your clinical tasks, we want to hear from you!
Why wait? Apply today!