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Staff nurses manage the care and recovery of patients who are ill or injured, and are often the first people patients and visitors encounter in hospitals or other medical facilities. These nurses record patients’ vital signs, assess their medical conditions and report their findings to doctors. This is a challenging career requiring physical, mental and emotional strength
Nurses work under doctors’ orders to act as advocates for their patients, administer injections and medication, and reduce their suffering as much as possible. Such nurses also help doctors during diagnostic testing. Although most people in this role work at hospitals and other medical facilities, many travel to community sites or patients’ homes
Candidates must finish a basic training programme and become registered under the Nursing and Midwifery Council. A university degree is soon to become a mandatory requirement in the UK. Entry level staff nurse positions pay an average of just over £20,000 per annum, but senior level nurses can earn as much as £95,333. It is possible for candidates to specialise by population groups, specific health conditions or work settings.
Managing patient care and recovery is the job of a Staff Nurse. Nurses work to help people who have suffered injuries, from accidents or illnesses. They may be the first health care professional you come in contact with when you visit a hospital, clinic or medical facility. Nurses usually assess your condition, take your vitals and report back to doctors, so they can assess you more thoroughly.
Nurses work long hours. Their jobs are demanding and hence they have to be physically, emotionally and mentally strong to handle the daily rigours. Without nurses many health care facilities cannot function. Hence they are paid respectable salaries.
A Staff Nurse usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Overseeing patient care
• Checking vitals
• Administering medication
• Reviewing and evaluating patient progress
• Attending meetings
• Implementing patient care programmes
• Working in community outreach programmes
• Cleaning wounds and cuts
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Up to £15 per hour
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales
Up to £15.50 per hour
Skipton, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire
£15.50 per hour
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
From £15,600 to £17,000 per annum
Warrington, Cheshire, Cheshire, North West
£15.55 p/h (Day rate) £16.58 p/h (Night rate) plus enhancements up to £19.38 p/h
From £18 to £25 per hour Plus Holiday Pay
Preston, Lancashire, Lancashire, North West
37,320.00 - 37,320.00 per year
Up to £18 per hour + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Leeds, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire
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