Ward checklist

At Bluestones Medical we are proud to represent you and wish to do that correctly. By completing this form and ticking the relevant boxes, you will be providing us with a better understanding of your skills and experience so that we can ensure you work within a safe environment. Please feel free to note anything additional down that you feel relevant for your skills.
  • Patient Observations and Recordings

    Please identify your experience with the following skills.
  • No experienceDevelopment requiredFully confident
    Temperature
    Pulse
    Respirations
    Blood pressure
    GCS
    Fluid Balance
    Food Chart
    Rounding Charts
    Behaviour Charts
  • Drug Administration and Procedures

    Please identify your experience with the following skills.
  • No experienceDevelopment requiredFully confident
    Calculations
    Oral Administration
    NG/NJ Tube
    TPN
    PEG Management
    IM/SC Injection
    Central Line
    IV Push Medications
    IV Infusions
    Insulin Sliding Scale
    Blood / Blood Products
    Hickman Line
    Chemotherapy
  • Equipment

    Please identify your experience with the following skills.
  • No experienceDevelopment requiredFully confident
    Infusion pumps
    Syringe drivers
    PCA's
    Epidurals
    Nebuliser
    Cardiac Monitor
    Telemetry
    Monitoring of BP (Manual / Dina map)
    Monitoring O2 saturations
    Monitoring of respirations
    Heart rate
  • Documentation

    Please identify your experience with the following skills.
  • No experienceDevelopment requiredFully confident
    Documentation of all observations, recordings and care
    Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
    Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluation programmes of care
  • General skills

    Please identify your experience with the following skills.
  • No experienceDevelopment requiredFully confident
    Universal precautions
    Aseptic techniques
    Blood glucose monitoring
    Venepuncture
    Interpretation of blood / microbiology results
    Cannulation
    12 Lead ECG
    Telemetry
    BLS
    ILS Trained
    ALS Trained
    Epilepsy / Seizure Management
    Tracheostomy Care
    Oral Suctioning
    Nasopharyngeal Suctioning
    Tracheal Suctioning
    Chest drains care
    Chest drains - removal of
    NG tube insertion
    NG feed
    PEG feed
    Catheterisation - female
    Catheterisation - male
    Suprapubic catheter - care
    Stoma care
    Basic wound care
    Complex wound care
    Pressure area care
    Monitoring of suction / drainage bags / bottles / wound drains
    Removal of suction / drainage bags / bottles / wound drains
    Removal of clips and sutures
    Admission assessment
    Discharge planning
    Vascular observations
    Mentoring new staff / students
    Ability to assess, plan, implement & evaluate programmes of care
    Ability to respond in the event of a medical emergency
    Ability to work as an effective team player
    Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
    Ability to manage a ward / team (if appropriate)
    Ability to delegate tasks
  • Guidance statements

    Please indicate whether you agree with the following guidance statements.
  • Agree
    Be accountable by making sure you can always answer for your actions or omissions.
    Behave in a professional manner always; maintain clear professional boundaries with service users and colleagues.
    Inform Bluestones Medical about any difficulties that might affect your ability to do your job safely.
    Refuse to accept any offers of gifts, loans or benefits from anyone in your care or anyone close to them.
    Comply with policies and procedures of Bluestones Medical and the client at all times, seeking help should you be unsure.
    Promote and uphold the dignity rights and privacy of service users at all times.
    Contribute to a safe health care environment at all times.
    Always gain consent before beginning any treatment or care.
    Work in partnership with the team to ensure delivery of safe care.
    Work and co-operate with colleagues included those from other agencies and disciplines.
    Honour work commitments, agreements and arrangements and be reliable.
    Promote and maintain the delivery of high quality care.
    Communicate effectively and consult with colleagues appropriately.
    Recognise the limits of your role, knowledge and competence.
    Respect a person's right to confidentiality, protecting and upholding their privacy.
    Always seek guidance from a senior member of staff regarding any information or issues you are concerned about.
    Always adhere to your code of conduct, be aware of the full content of your code and any updates or additions to your code.
    Agree to familiarise yourself with your placement's induction and any emergency routines or the escalation of a deterioriating patient. E.g. early warning scores / rapid assessment tools / crash call.
  • Additional information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.