Nurses for Continuing Care

at USA Medical Staff (view profile)
Location HAMILTON, Bermuda
Date Posted September 11, 2020
Category Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Type Full Time

Description

An opportunity has arisen for Registered Nurses specialising in long-term and Continuing Care to work on the sub-tropical island of Bermuda.

Bermuda Health Board is looking for highly motivated and professional, experienced nurses to join their demanding but supportive environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Gives direct patient care (simple to complex)
  • Performs dependent functions as indicated in the Medical plan of care
  • Utilizes the nursing process and develops a nursing care plan for each assigned patient
  • Acts as a patient advocate, communicating between patient, family and other members of the health team
  • Initiates and participates in patient care conferences
  • Utilizes clinical, hospital and community resources
  • Uses equipment and supplies in a safe and economical manner
  • Assigns, teaches and directs other nursing personnel as required
  • Assumes in-charge  duties as required
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development by participating in continuing education programmes, keeping current with professional literature and participating in professional organizations

Qualifications &/ Registration required:

  • Registered Nurse with Bachelor's Degree or Diploma from an accredited institution
  • Current and full registration with Registered Body, for example, NMC
  • Two years experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Current certifications:  CPR and I.V
  • Experience in Physical assessment essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge and clinical competencies
  • Nursing Certification in Long Term Care preferred or a commitment to complete the courses within the first year of employment.
  • Minimum of 3 years left on your passport

What we are looking for:

  • Effective communication and critical thinking skills
  • People who are willing to relocate for a minimum of two years
  • Excellent English language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking).
  • You will be required to register with the Bermuda Nursing Council.
  • Be fully flexible and be willing to work all shift patterns, including days, nights and weekends

What we can offer:

  • A comprehensive recruitment process and a friendly team to help you through it.
  • Up to $3000 relocation budget, although this must include paying for your occupational health checks, flights and other admin.
  • Travel and temporary hospital accommodation 
  • Full-time work with the Bermuda Hospitals Board
  • Competitive salaries 
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