RGN

JOB DESCRIPTION

To achieve the highest possible standard of care in a professional manner through direct nursing care and effective supervision of staff members. To take management of responsibility for a shift as directed.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  1. Report any ill health amongst service users and make requests for GP/professional visits where necessary.

  2. Ensure that service users’ care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with service users, relatives and other health care professionals and in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company policy.

  3. Assess all aspects of service user’s care needs and provide health supervision and direct nursing care when required.

  4.  Assess social health care needs of new service users and maintain on-going assessment and review of all other Service Users.

  5.  Maintain accurate records and ensure that each service user within the care centre has an individualised care plan. Service user care plans to be reviewed on a bi-annual basis or more frequently as and when required in accordance with NMC guidelines and Company policy.

  6. Carry out regular checks on service users at intervals determined by the Home Manager. Ensure a clear and concise handover report is given to all relevant staff members at the end of each shift.

  7. Administer prescribed medicines and document in accordance with the Company’s procedures and NMC guidelines.

  8. Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with service users’ personal and financial affairs and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship which exists with service users.