Southside Building, 31 Hurst Street,
Birmingham, B5 4BD
Registered General Nurse (RGN)
We are looking for a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with a passion for delivering outstanding care.
You will be working 37.5 hours a week (Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm) at Cygnet Hospital Harrow, our Acute Inpatient Mental Health and Autism service.
Our three Springs Wards create a pathway from low secure to pre-community discharge for males with a dual diagnosis of mental health and learning disability and or autism. We are proud of our many accomplishments evidenced by the many compliments we receive from service users, families and care coordinators / case managers.
Byron Ward is a mixed gender 20 bedded ward which works with the NHS to provide acute mental health inpatient services.
At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.
You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.
Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.
Closely monitor patient health issues such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, COPD, minor injuries and illnesses.
Carry out ECGs.
Carry out Metabolic Syndrome monitoring.
Co-ordinate with GP surgery for routine reviews: cervical smear screening, breast cancer screening, annual chronic health review, etc.,
Liaise with relevant health professionals e.g. dietician, optician, chiropodist, continence nurse, dentist, Tissue viability nurse, Continence team, Community diabetes specialist team, etc.,
Liaise with pharmacist and contribute to medicines management committee.
Support mental health nursing staff in managing minor injuries and wound care management.
Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
Consult and coordinate with Multidisciplinary team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
Promote physical health and well being to the service users
Train staff to perform observation of vitals, perform read ECG, venepuncture
Provide health clinic sessions for the service users
Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…
NHS & employee discount scheme
50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
Free parking and free meals on shift
Bespoke career pathways
Plus much more
An experienced RGN with a current Pin Number, you’ll have…
Practise Nurse or RGN with experience of working in a GP surgery
The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits & demonstrate integrity in your role
A good understanding of the latest nursing practices
A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
Compassion, resilience & a dedication to empower & support service user independence
The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
An interest in leadership, research & assessment
Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
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