The Lane Fox REMEO Respiratory Care Centre is seeking to fill a number of vacancies for the role of Respiratory Staff Nurse – Band 5 Enhance your career in Respiratory Critical Care at the Lane Fox REMEO Respiratory Care Centre, at our unique UK service in Redhill Surrey. The Centre is a satellite service to the Lane Fox Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. It is a 20-bedded specialist Respiratory Centre which provides a service for weaning NHS patients with chronic respiratory failure conditions such as motor neurone disease, Guillain Barre. The nursing team deliver clinical care on a two patient to one nurse ratio. Working within the Centre you benefit from learning how to care for patients requiring NIV, Tracheostomy, blood gas analysis, cough assist and specialist physiotherapy respiratory rehabilitation weaning. We have an exceptional supervised induction programme of training, delivered by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, Lane Fox Services and REMEO Healthcare. For those who successfully progress on our development pathway there are opportunities to become a mentor and participate in the High Dependency Respiratory Care Course credited by the University of Surrey. This course enables internal progression from a band 5 to a band 6 role. If you are a great communicator who is passionate about respiratory care, joining REMEO Healthcare is your next best career move. We have a Pension and Private Healthcare Package, free site parking, as well as other benefits available. Duties and Responsibilities: *Clinical and Patient Care* - Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge - Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience - Act as an advocate for patients, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards defined by CQC and other relevant guidelines - Ensure that patients’ receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines - Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals - Will advice on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness - Recognise the significance of observations made, and use them to develop and initiate nursing assessments and devise a plan of care - Carry out those activities necessary to conduct a comprehensive assessment of a person’s nursing requirements - Will ensure that all patients will have a discharge plan that is safe and appropriate for their needs - Carry out nursing procedures and treatments, checking on and maintaining the highest possible standards - Work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ascertain treatments and advise on nursing priorities - Take a clear and concise history from patients by assessing their health and well being and complete documentation ensuring that all entries are accurate and legible and that all information systems are maintained - Undertake prescribed physical observations as follows: blood pressure, temperature, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height, O2 and CO2 monitoring and report exceptions appropriates - Responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products.
Professional Qualification required: -RN1: Adult Nurse level 1 on the NMC register -Evidence of continuing professional development