Bedfordshire NHS RGN Registered General Nurse Band 5 Pathology – Haematology United Kingdom

£22.13k – £28.75k per annum

Job Details:

Bedfordshire NHS RGN Registered General Nurse Band 5 Pathology – Haematology United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis.

***Location: Bedfordshire NHS United Kingdom
***Speciality: Pathology – Haematology
***Nurse Grade: RGN Registered General Nurse Band 5
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £22,128 rising to £28,746) + Overtime Payments
***Start Date: Flexible
***NMC Registration Required (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Essential
*** IELTS (English Language) Essential for overseas qualified professionals


Treats patients who are sick or injured, gives advice and emotional support to patients and their families, provides doctor assistance, and takes care of patient paperwork.

DUTIES (guideline only)

Provide care to patients and residents based on their care plan outlined by their doctor

Accurately monitor and record observations on patients’ conditions

Maintain accurate records of residents care, financial procedures, and medication administration

Identify care planning needs

Carry out risk assessment

Record patients’ vital signs and medical information

Re-evaluate patient care plan as conditions change

Consult and coordinate with other healthcare team members

Direct or supervise less experienced nursing staff

Monitor patients’ diet and exercise

Prepare patients and assist with treatments, surgery, or exams as needed

Manage stocks of supplies

Ensure storage and disposal of medication is carried out according to policy

Participate in clinical improvements and offer ideas on clinical and non-clinical policies

Assist with the investigation of complaints by patients or family members

Maintain continuing education and licensing requirements

Report any issues that arose during each shift

gain the trust and confidence of each patient

write patient care plans

implement plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature

observe and record the condition of patients

check and administer drugs and injections

set up drips and blood transfusions

assist with tests and evaluations

carry out routine investigations

respond quickly to emergencies

plan discharges from hospital and liaise with GPs and social workers

reassure patients and their relatives and be good at communicating with them

advocate on behalf of patients

educate patients about their health – this may include running clinics and education sessions on topics such as diabetes, weight loss and quitting smoking- dependant on your area of speciality

organise staff and prioritising busy workloads

mentor student and junior nurses

maintain patient records

make ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.


The salary is based on the national salary scale.

A Fully qualified nurses start on salaries of £22,128 rising to £28,746 on Band 5 of the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Rates. Salaries in London attract a high-cost area supplement.


Payments for unsocial hours are made to NHS staff

The NHS offers a pension scheme, sickness and maternity benefits. Nurses employed outside the NHS may not have the same terms in relation to pension provision or benefits, but may be offered other incentives such as private health insurance, gym membership etc

Income data from NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) Pay Rates. Figures are intended as a guide only.


Registration as a Registered General Nurse or Similar Qualifications; Current Registration With the NMC; IV Skills, Including Syringe Driver Training and Venepuncture Training; At Least 1 Year Nursing Experience; Experience Recording Accurate Records; Ability to Work as Part of a Team; Supportive and Motivated; Great Communication Skills; Mentorship Skills; Computer Literate; Ability to Cope in a Crisis; Ability to Demonstrate Ethical Values and Ongoing Professional and Personal Growth; Ability to Work on Feet for Long Periods of Time


Applications form nurses who require a Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK, we welcome and will consider all nurses with appropriate experience alongside all EU and UK trained nurses, upon appointment if selected – the relevant paperwork will be issued to the successful applicant- if required


****Ability to act part of a team
****Ability to cope with a varying work load
****IELTS English Language (IELTS overall score 7.0 with 6.5 in each module) Overseas qualified
****NMC Registration Essential (Nursing & Midwifery Council)  We can provide guidance if you need- below

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Workplace Doctors is a recruitment agency that offers locum, fixed term and permanent medical jobs for doctors, nurses & AHP medical professionals.

Job Category: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: West Yorkshire

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