Physical Health Nurse

Physical Health Nurse

Elysium Healthcare | Hatfield, ENG, AL9 6NN, GB

Posted 7 days ago

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Are you a RGN or Physical Health Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck. Join our team at Rhodes Wood Hospital in Hatfield and enjoy a £5,000 Welcome Bonus if you are new to the company!
Working 37.5 hours per week as an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at Rhodes Wood Hospital as a Physical Health Nurse working 9am-5pm including weekends. You will be a pivotal role in ensuring even out of hours you will change lives for the better.
Your career at Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.
Working alongside the individual and their families, the MDT will collaboratively create care plans and risk assessments. You will empower individuals to manage and improve their health through their treatment. It’s a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
What you will be doing:
Facilitating physical healthcare plans/ treatments to patient’s, in order to maintain their optimum level of physical well-being.
To lead the development and review of all care plans for physical health, to ensure that patient’s physical health needs have clear interventions, which are being met.
To carry out routine and ad-hoc PCR swabs for patients
To facilitate/support staff to ensure that routine and ad hoc blood tests are carried out as prescribed and the results recorded appropriately and followed up where appropriate with the medical team.
To ensure that all patients have their ECG’s as prescribed by the Consultant and that results are communicated to the clinical team and evidence is documented on Carenotes.
To be the lead for educating staff in relation to the use of Naso-gastric tube feeding ensuring that staff are adhering to the requirements outlined in their prescriptions from the dietitian and that care plans are updated to reflect the current prescription.
To contribute to ICR meetings and to input into the development and review of physical healthcare plans
To undertake Audits
Facilitating educational workshop/teaching sessions on aspects of physical care healthcare best practice treatments.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
To hold a full NMC registration in general nursing (RGN)
A minimum of 3 years post registration experience
Evidence of a Valid NMC registration
Experience in NG Feeding & Phlebotomy
Experience of training others
A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
An understanding of eating disorders and mental health
Experience of working with young people is desirable
. What you will get:
Annual salary of £40,000- £44,000 + Benefits
£5,000 welcome bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.