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. Maintaining an awareness of clinical and professional developments in nursing care.
. Always observing strict hygiene and safety rules and ensuring that visitors also observe them.
. Ensuring that the correct reporting and administrative procedures are followed.
. Preparing patients for surgery by administering drugs, anaesthetics and injections.
. Observant enough to be able to detect any changes in a patient's health.
. Working in community outreach programmes.
. Supervising student nurses and support workers in the giving of care.
. Maintaining, sterilising and laying out surgical equipment.
. Able to maintain confidentiality of information relating to patients, staff & other Health Service business.
. Giving information, emotional support and reassurance to patients and relatives.
. Ability to maintain concentration for long periods under stressful conditions.
. Mentally and physically strong, able to deal with highly emotional situations.
. Promoting and upholding standards according to the highest codes of practice.