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Sister/Charge Nurse - Surgical Ward

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Recruiter
Bupa
Posted
19 November 2013
Closes
19 December 2013
Ref
BUP0060
Job Type
Salary
Competitive Salary

Further information

Located in the heart of Kensington, Bupa Cromwell Hospital is an international hospital committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients. We attract leading consultants and doctors recognised for excellence in their specialised fields. We invest heavily in state-of-the-art equipment. At the heart of everything, we recruit and train excellent clinical and support staff. About the Role


You will assist the Lead Nurse in the effective operational management of the department, the organisation and deliver high quality nursing care from admission to discharge and provide clinical leadership to the nursing team. 


Roles and Responsibilities


You will manage nurses and nursing services by organising the duty rota and patient allocation according to dependency/acuity model, anticipating requirements when clinical activity increases/decreases, 


You will assist in forward planning of absences and the effective use of temporary staff ensuring correct grade and skill mix are in place to deliver care.


You will maintain professional nursing standards in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct. 


You will manage direct reports effectively, delegating appropriately and holding them accountable for the delivery of specific objectives and targets, maximising their performance through regular performance coaching and review, and reflective practice, ensuring they meet the required standards in their current job whilst developing their skills and knowledge.


You will maintain positive working relationships with all Consultants, ensuring individual Consultant protocols are utilised by nursing staff.


We offer a dynamic working environment; competitive salary; excellent benefits and access to personal development opportunities.


About the Department
Our Surgical ward has 31 bedrooms and consists of both surgical and medical patients  undergoing  surgical intervention in various specialities such as orthopaedic, vascular, plastics, gynaecology, general surgery, bariatric, endocrinology  renal and liver transplants. 
 
You will join a motivated team delivering  a high standard of care to your patients in a fast moving environment.  We also rotate the nurses to the Pre –admission clinic which is based in the same department.
 
The department is lead by the General Manager, Lead Nurse , Sister and Charge Nurse  supported by Senior Staff Nurse, Staff nurses HCA, Admin staff.

Why work for us?


We are looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic people with vision and ambition. In return, Bupa Cromwell Hospital offers its employees an environment where we embrace employee engagement, performance excellence, development and diversity, helping our people to realise their potential.


As well as competitive salaries, we want you to enjoy working with us.  We support and appreciate our people and will help you develop your skills in a challenging and rewarding hospital environment.  We have no shareholders, so any profit we make is re-invested in to the business to support our people and improve healthcare for our patients.


We offer a range of benefits, a few of which are listed below.  However you can view the full list at the dedicated link on our careers page:


• We'll help balance your home and work life with 25 days holiday each year (pro rata for part time employees).


• We believe in our business and the difference it can make, offering you free private medical insurance and subsidised rates for you to cover your immediate family. We also offer you discounts for treatment at the hospital for you and your immediate family if you're not covered by medical insurance.


• We offer peace of mind with free life assurance of three times your base pay.


• We support you in planning for your future with our occupational pension scheme.


• All employees benefit from a specialist online discount website covering your everyday shopping, entertainment, eating out and insurance cover.


• We have an employee referral scheme where you can earn an additional £800 by referring am ex-colleague, friend or family member.


• Our subsidised gym membership will help you keep in tip top shape!  If you would prefer a full-body massage, we offer them free to staff too!


• And to keep you well fed, we have a subsidised staff restaurant and coffee shop lead by expert caterers.



About Bupa Cromwell Hospital


Located in the heart of Kensington, Bupa Cromwell Hospital is an international hospital committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients. We attract leading consultants and doctors recognised for excellence in their specialised fields. We invest heavily in state-of-the-art equipment. At the heart of everything, we recruit and train excellent clinical and support staff.
 
We have established a reputation for innovation and are committed to providing the highest quality healthcare. We do this through highly-trained clinical and support staff and leading consultants and doctors recognised for excellence in their specialised fields.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
This post requires the disclosure of all criminal record information, including details of “spent" convictions, cautions, reprimands, final warnings, police enquires and pending prosecutions, through a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  If appropriate, you are encouraged to submit appropriate written details and dates in relation to this requirement and any other information that may improve our understanding and allow a fair decision to be made as to your suitability. The successful candidate for this position will require an enhanced disclosure.
 
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