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23/06/2023

Overview

A nurse is a healthcare professional who is responsible for providing care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and private homes. Nurses work closely with doctors and other healthcare professionals to promote, maintain, and restore the health of their patients.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing patients’ health and medical histories.
  • Creating care plans and monitoring patients’ progress.
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare professionals.
  • Monitoring and recording vital signs, such as blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Assisting with diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Educating patients and their families about health conditions and treatments.
  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals to ensure quality patient care.
  • Advocating for patients’ rights and needs.
  • Supervising and delegating tasks to other healthcare personnel.

Requirements

  • A degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited institution.
  • A license to practice nursing in the state or country of employment.
  • Continuing education to maintain licensure and stay current on healthcare practices and trends.
  • Clear criminal record check and/or vulnerable sector screening.
  • Some employers may require additional certifications or training in specialized areas, such as oncology or pediatrics.

Skills

  • Strong clinical and critical thinking skills to assess and manage patients’ health needs.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with patients, families, and healthcare professionals.
  • Attention to detail to accurately record and monitor patient data.
  • Compassion and empathy for patients and their families.
  • Physical stamina and endurance to handle the demands of the job.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Note: As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide us with all necessary documents to prove your right to work in the UK, such as a passport or visa, as well as any employment references we may request. Failure to provide these documents may result in the withdrawal of any job offer made to you or the termination of your employment.
Experience
Min 0 to 1 year
Work Level
Entry-Level, Mid-Level, No Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Part Time
Salary
£18-£55.00 per hour
Sandy’s Recruitment
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Industry
Human Resources
Company size
10 employees
Phone
+44 7754790464 +44 775479**** Show
Location
Colchester

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