A & E Nurses (Band 5) (BB-212F8)
Found in: Talent UK
Description:The role:Emergency nurses specialize in assessing, intervening and stabilizing a variety of trauma and illnesses with decisive action. Due to the range of medical conditions that may require urgent treatment and care, they must be knowledgeable about general as well as specific health issues.Key Responsibilities:The most important responsibility for an emergency nurse is understanding triage, which is a method of prioritizing injuries based on medical need. An emergency nurse must have the ability to make quick and accurate assessments about incoming patients, including both physical and mental health conditions.Time management is crucial in this job. Along with triage, emergency nurses must quickly ascertain the following information from incoming patients: Identify the medical problemDocument medical historyCheck for any allergies and current medicationsObtain height, weight, body temperature, heart rate and blood pressureOther responsibilities include moving patients, taking blood samples, cleaning and bandaging wounds, administering medications and maintaining proper supplies of medical equipment. As with other health care professionals, emergency nurses are expected to comply with protocols, procedures and safety policies of a health care facility. Emotional stability, communication, leadership, sympathy and attention to detail are traits common among successful emergency nurses.Applicant Requirements: Qualifications:A BSc (Hons) degree in nursing.Experience:2+ years experience in an emergency medical facility in the UK.Compliance:Up to DBS and NMC registration.Travel:Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.Hours:37.5 hours p/w. Perks of Working Shifts with Seven Nursing: We negotiate with employers directly, providing you with exclusive payrates.Flexible working hours, improving work-life balance.Personable and convenient candidate support at all times.
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