Lyons Care in Malta is looking to recruit an experienced Nurse to join their team on a full-time basis.
Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of one or more patients (according to need) prioritising care, and accurately completing documentation in accordance with local policy
Maintaining effective communication with senior and junior staff and with all members of the multidisciplinary team
Effectively use the resources available to deliver a high standard of nursing care
Maintaining a clean, safe and comfortable environment that is conducive to the restoration of health and well-being
Carrying out medical instructions as ordered by medical staff
Working in a collaborative and cooperative manner with other members of the multidisciplinary team
Maintaining effective communications with patients and relatives ensuring that they are kept well informed, offering advice and counselling where appropriate according to their own level of competence
Demonstrating proficiency in the techniques and methods of care relevant to the area of responsibility
Maintaining and improving personal and professional knowledge and competence as appropriate
Seeking advice and help (when required) from senior nursing staff (medical/paramedical staff where appropriate) to ensure patients receive a high standard of care including advice and counselling
Following consultation with relevant persons, initiating and/or participating in nursing research projects, and assisting with the integration of relevant research findings into clinical practice
Participating in the implementation of quality initiatives including standard setting, evaluation of nursing practice, and clinical audit
Ensuring self and junior staff act in accordance with the code of professional conduct
Adhering to national and local policies with respect to health and safety
Keeping abreast of the major incident policy as it affects the individual and the ward/department
Acting as a mentor to newly appointed staff and students as appropriate to their own level of expertise and helping students to meet their learning objectives as appropriate
Participating in student assessments appropriate to own level of expertise and after consultation with senior members of nursing staff and the institute of health care
Assisting in the coordination of personnel and services involved in the delivery of care to a group of patients according to the level of competence/experience
Providing information to the Charge Nurse / Midwife and other members of staff to ensure the efficient and effective use of personnel and resources
Participating in the implementation and evaluation of quality initiatives
Contributing towards maintaining a safe, therapeutic, and learning environment
Teaching and supervising junior staff and students according to their own level of competence/experience
Participating in health promotion and health educational activities
Making use of IT systems available in the department
Any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Fluency in English.
Lyons Care: At Lyons Care, all team members believe real happiness and joy come from serving others. Joy in Service is not just our core value; it is a guiding principle for all that we do, and a passion that’s evident in daily interactions with residents and other team members. We hire people who have a natural serving heart and share our commitment to quality senior care. All team members attend recognized training programs, where new employees fine-tune their skills to prepare them for their roles. Every individual team member is trained to understand the value of the Lyons Care mission, our Principles of Service, and our Core Values, and to use them to guide interactions with our esteemed clients and fellow colleagues.