A&E Staff Nurse East London
Band 5 Emergency Care Nurse
(Bonus ££ Payment on completion of 100 Hours)
Quality Locum Solutions are currently working with a leading NHS Trust based in East London and have an available opportunity for a Registered General Nurse with solid A&E experience, to work in their emergency department. A&E nurses are often the first point of contact for patients after they enter the hospital setting. The doctors and nurses in A&E are highly trained in emergency medicine and have access to equipment and treatments for life threatening conditions. A&E nurses will assess condition's and decide on further action using a system called clinical triage. Do you have this niche experience? Are you available to assist in this fast paced NHS Trust with your skills and knowledge of working in a A&E dept?
·Responsible for maintaining care standards in accident and emergency
·Assist with checking in patients, doing triage work for doctors and other nurses within the department
·Work closely with doctors to keep patients and their family members updated on test results or treatment recommendations
·Maintain contact with laboratory personnel to report any initial lab findings back to the A&E doctors
·Make arrangements for patients that are deemed to need care requiring them to be admitted to the hospital for one night or longer
·Triage (assign degrees of urgency and order of treatment) to patients so those who have more critical issues get care first
·Take patients' vital signs
·Record patients' symptoms
·Help doctors with medical procedures
·Provide education and support to patients and families
·Remain calm under pressure
·Think and act quickly in urgent situations
·Work and communicate well with the doctors and the rest of the medical team
·Be compassionate with patients and their families who may be upset
·Registered with NMC with a current UK Pin.
·Ability to cover early or late shift patterns.
·Previous A&E Experience
·Good communication skills and work well in a team.
·Pay rates start at £24ph - £32ph.
·Flexible hours available
·Mandatory training given free of charge.
·2 week Fast Track Registration and Compliance Process