Neonatal Staff Nurse - Band 5

Location Guernsey
Job type Contract
Salary £34 per hour
Reference HQ00122378

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 Neonatal Staff Nurse to work based in Guernsey.

The pay rate for this locum Neonatal Staff Nurse job is £34.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties:

  • Take a lead in an agreed area of neonatal care and facilitate this in the service development
  • Act as a resource and supervisor to all staff working within the area
  • Act as a mentor/preceptor/supervisor to students and other learners
  • Promote an environment that is conducive to quality learning and assessment
  • Maintain own continuing professional development needs in education, research, clinic and leadership skills
  • Develop and maintain competence in the additional skills related to the needs of the children, particularly those with differing needs
  • Undertake air transfer training and participate in off-island transfers as required following a period of training and consolidation
  • Be responsible for the assessment and planning, implementation and evaluation of care, in negotiation with the family adapting to the individual needs of the infant
  • Attend labour ward and competently assist in the resuscitation and stabilisation of a newborn
  • Act as an advocate for the child and their family ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services
  • Take responsibility for a defined group of patients
  • Guide, advise, and direct other staff in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient/client care
  • Lead a team of staff in emergency and other acute situations, ensuring that the patient's/client's needs are met and that significant others are supported
  • Utilise information and data from a range of sources to identify patient problems and guide decision-making processes
  • Within the field of expertise and organisational policy, request specific clinical tests to establish a diagnosis

Requirements of the Neonatal Staff Nurse:

  • RGN qualified
  • Active NMC Registration
  • Be able to attend deliveries and initiate resuscitation and assist the medical team
  • Have the expertise to care for every level of the sick neonate, at times as a lone worker
  • Be able to support junior staff and parents
  • Be willing to undertake as necessary, air transfers and maintain skills by attending off-island placements
  • Be professionally accountable and recognise own limitations of work and practice within the NMC Code of Conduct

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive nursing knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • An industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands

Contact:

This Neonatal Staff Nurse job is advertised by the Shift Booking Team; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.