Ovum Donation - Fertility Nurse

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35000 - £40000 per annum
25 Feb 2014
25 Mar 2014
Matt Dunn
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Charge Nurse
Job Type
Senior Fertility Nurse, Ovum Donation HCL is currently working with a fertility clinic which has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare. For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it`s the career destination of choice. The role will be working in the heart of Chelsea, within our state of the art leading fertility clinic. There is a large team which consists of doctors, nurses, embryologists, ultrasonographers and administrative staff within the Assisted Conception team. As an employee of the clinic, the successful candidate will have access to fantastic benefits. On top of this, the successful candidate will have access to a selection of in-house training including development courses. Job Description The post holder for this role will support the Sister to ensure the smooth running of the Ovum Donation programme within the Clinic. The role will be essential for ensuring the welfare of couples undergoing fertility treatments and will be responsible for implementing and monitoring patient treatment cycles. In addition, the post holder will be required to maintain a high standard of clinical practice and clinical care. This is a Full Time (37.5 hours per week), 12 month fixed term contract (Maternity Cover). With hours typically worked between 8am and 6pm in shift patterns, Monday - Friday, up to 2 Saturday s a month and occasional Sundays. Duties and Responsibilities Direct liaison with Consultants and other department Assess, plan and deliver fertility treatments and be responsible for implementing and monitoring patient treatment cycle Provide support and act as a role model for more junior staff Maintain effective communication channels between patients, staff and satellite services Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly Carry out all nursing duties as required Skills & Experience RGN, NMC registered with PIN Substantial recent experience in an IVF setting/Fertility Clinic An understanding of the HFEA code of practise Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English Previous supervisory/leadership experience and associated skills would be advantageous Demonstrable ability to be proactive and make decisions Ability to deal with day to day staffing issues in absence of Sister About the Individual The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate sensitively with people from all cultures and backgrounds, as they will have a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. They will be proactive and highly organised as they will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team.