This is an exciting opportunity to join Acute Medicine, this includes a 17 bedded Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC). Assessing and planning care for medical patients predominantly referred by our Emergency Department or clinical colleagues in the community.
To support AMU and SDEC we are looking for dedicated Staff Nurses to join our team. Whether you’re an experienced nurse looking for your next move, or you’re still early in your nursing career, you’ll find a welcoming and supportive environment here at SaTH to encourage you to reach your full potential with the Acute Medical team.
Main duties of the job
Responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of individualised patient care, working in partnership with patients, their carers and the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the patient’s physical, spiritual and emotional needs are met.
Formulate and deliver high quality patient care without direct supervision, seeking guidance on actions that are outside agreed defined standards.
Recognise changes in patients’ conditions which require the intervention of others and ensure that timely referrals are made or escalation procedures enacted as appropriate.
Ensure patient safety is maintained at all times. Record and report adverse and potentially adverse events and assist with investigation of such events, ensuring learning is shared with the wider team(s).
Record information about patients in a safe, accurate and consistent manner using appropriate tools and techniques, including electronic and written formats as close to point of care as possible.
Access and use patient clinical diagnostic information to inform clinical decisions.
Working for our organisation
As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities.
We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.