Staff Nurse – AMU

Staff Nurse – AMU Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Staff Nurse – AMU to join our team.


  • To participate in ongoing clinical supervision;
  • To co-ordinate the team/ward in absence of the team leader or senior sister;
  • To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care with minimal supervision;
  • To implement and be responsible for maintaining high standards of patient care;
  • To use all resources efficiently and effectively maintaining an awareness of budgetary implications;
  • To act in accordance with policies and nursing procedures as per Trust policy;
  • To assist in the auditing of patient care and service delivery;
  • To organise and deploy staff according to their competence to meet patients’ needs;
  • To be aware of the complaints procedure and be able to apply it as needed;
  • To assist in promotion of health;
  • To escalate as appropriate any untoward incidents, complaints and ward/staff issues;
  • To refer to other disciplines utilising the Trusts electronic systems i.e. “Patient Centre” and “real time”;
  • To demonstrate a sound knowledge of infection control standards and promote these within the ward environment;
  • To carry out all administrative and nursing duties as delegated by the team leader and senior sister;
  • To promote good working relationships and to support the ward manager to achieve high morale within the team.


  • Own professional development;
  • Self-motivated and uses own initiative;
  • Awareness of current professional nursing issues;
  • Able to work as an effective team member;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to manage change within the working environment;
  • Registered General Nurse;
  • Current (or pending) NMC Registration.

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