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Registered Mental Health Nurse

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Job Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific Job Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Registered Mental Nurse (Night Shifts) - Borehamwood Salary: £35-45,000 - Pension, wellness programmes, progression, store discounts, casual dress Client My client is an inpatient hospital working with a mixed patient group of patients with psychosis and others with personality disorder. Role We are interested in candidates who have an interest in Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT), and/or of working with patients who have a diagnosis of personality disorder. The successful candidate will become an integral member of our dedicated clinical team, attending MDTs and CPAs as the primary nurse for their patients. The shifts will be permanent nights, all being 20:00 - 08:30 with a 1-hour break. The shift pattern is: Week 1 Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday Week 2 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Description Education / Qualification: * Professional Mental Health Nursing qualification * A good basic education with competent written and verbal English * Registered with the NMC * Evidence of continuous professional development Experience/Knowledge: Proven intervention skills for a wide range of behavioural and emotional problems. Demonstrable experience of working in a healthcare/ inpatient/ rehabilitation environment Demonstrable experience of working with patients with severe and enduring mental ill health and/ or challenging behaviour Experience of/ willingness to participate in group activities, therapeutic, educative and social IT literate Main Duties Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of The Hospital's quality assurance programme Assist in the assessment of the effectiveness of care and nursing implementation and delivery Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams to maximize opportunities for patient therapeutic care Ensure that patients' rights are protected Encourage a model of self-care and patient rehabilitation Evaluate Care Plans Evaluate standards of care and nursing competence Ensuring a high standard in the application of clinical nursing/ care procedures and treatments Administering prescribed medications in accordance with local and NMC guidelines Building trust and developing relationships to ensure patients' involvement in all aspects of their treatment Developing, implementing, reviewing care plans, ensuring that any changes and / or observations in the patient's condition/ needs are adhered to within the scope of the CPA Ensuring a whole care treatment package is applied to each patient, including their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing When requested, to prepare for, participate in and attend ward rounds, CPA's and other multi-disciplinary meetings Assisting and encouraging patients to develop daily living and social skills Developing/ Participating/ facilitating group, recreational and social activities Escorting patients to various therapeutic/ treatment programmes as indicated by their care plan. These may be internal and external to Cornerstone House Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with members of the multi-disciplinary team Establishing and maintaining good relationships with carers, family members and colleagues Identifying factors which have a positive and negative effect on the patient's mental, physical health and general well-being Enabling patients to view/ understand/ reflect on their strengths and weaknesses to promote their recovery and social inclusion Identifying signs that may indicate that patients are at risk either to others or to themselves and report these concerns to the relevant staff members Ensuring that all legislative and statutory requirements are followed including the continual updating of mandatory trainings Ensuring the patients' rights are maintained and protected under the Mental Health Act Liaise with colleagues to find ways to optimise and improve services, identifying resources as required Ensure that agreed policies and procedures are followed Oversee the effective admission/discharge of all patients in conjunction with the nurse managers Ensure all social and health needs of the patients are assessed and risks evaluated. To monitor the planning and on-going evaluation of patient's care, including specific therapeutic intervention Act as primary nurse to designated patents To be responsible for the implementation of risk assessment and to embed clinical governance practices To ensure that all patients within the hospital have a full, and correctly implemented, person-centred care plans in accordance with the CPA process and patient risk assessments To monitor and participate in the evaluation of the standards of care and practice provided in the hospital in consultation with staff and the multi- disciplinary team To effectively communicate sensitive information to patients and/or relatives and carers concerning the physical and/or psychological condition of the patient Supervise visits and liaise with GP's in order to establish a good relationship between the GP's / Health Care Professionals and the Hospital Laisse with the Mental Health Act Manager/Administrator regarding status of detained patients If you would like any more information and would like to discuss further please don't hesitate in contacting James Dawson - Director - on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed)

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Borehamwood, England, WD6, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  18895452
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  21/01/2021, 02:55
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