Matron

Location
London
Salary
£32.82 per hour
Posted
18 Dec 2017
Closes
15 Jan 2018
Ref
LG/18480
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Category
Nursing, Matron
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Contract
I am recruiting for an interim band 8a Matron for an NHS organisation based in London. This is for either a fixed term contract or interim assignment for 12 months.

Key responsibilities:
  • Perform as the leader of the nursing team and be a professional role model, mentor and coach;
  • Responsibility for the provision of clinical care and standards on the ward and coordinating and make effective use of staff, supervise staff and ensure training is maintained;
  • Ensure adequate staffing levels and provide clinical leadership for staff;
  • Ensure cost effective use of resources;
  • Practice according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct;
  • Assess care needs for patients, planning, implementing and evaluating care for individual patients;
  • Discuss with patients/ carers and relatives any problems or changes relating to planned care and treatment;
  • Participate and facilitate in the promotion of patient education and health promotion;
  • Act as team leader and named nurse for patients;
  • Ensure that all patient documentation is accurate and comprehensive;
  • Maintain good communication with all health care staff and ensure prescribed treatment is carried out.
The successful candidate:
  • Registered General Nurse with current registration;
  • Experience of working in close collaboration with clinicians to set and maintain local standards within a ward and Trust.
 For further information, please contact me on 0161 241 9665 or louise.griffiths@finegreen.co.uk