Ward Manager – Medical Escalation Ward

Location
West Midlands
Salary
Band 7/8a
Posted
17 Oct 2020
Closes
14 Nov 2020
Ref
DL20544
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Contract
A large Healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a Ward Manager – Medical Escalation Ward.

FTC for 6 months (part time and full-time shifts considered).

Main Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordination of the ward on a day to day basis including planning, allocation and evaluation of work carried out by teams or individuals and self;
  • Promote a critical, analytical approach to the delivery of nursing care ensuring that the ward environment is responsive to current issues;
  • Ensure that all existing procedures and protocols relating to the care of patients are reviewed and updated as required;
  • Develop methods for identifying, maintaining and improving the quality of patient care through facilitation of best practice and clinical benchmarking;
  • Ensure due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients/clients;
  • Explore and undertake expanded practice to optimise patient care as required within specialist area, in accordance with organisation policies;
  • Liaise with nursing, medical and allied health professional colleagues to ensure that all facets of the patients` care are covered;
  • Ensure effective communication with relatives, community nursing staff, other hospitals and local agencies to facilitate the smooth transfer and after-care of patients/clients;
  • Lead ward team meeting to ensure appropriate information is communicated to all team members;
  • Ensure that the ward participates in maintaining standards relating to clinical governance;
  • Responsible for the implementation of risk management policies within the ward/department, including the development, implementation and monitoring of action plans to address identified risks;
  • Monitor performance of staff ensuring that learning needs are identified through personal development plans, appraisal systems and supervised practice.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Registered Nurse with current MNC pin;
  • Evidence of effective ward management and leadership skills;
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff;
  • Evidence of developing standards of nursing care through clinical benchmarking;
  • Ability to provide and receive complex sensitive information;
  • Analytical and interpretation skills in complex situations.
If you are interested in the above role and have the relevant experience, please send a copy of your CV in the first instance to donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk along with your availability.

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