Senior Staff Nurse- Paediatric Ward

London (Central), London (Greater)
£33500 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: 9% enhancement
30 Jun 2014
07 Jul 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Job Type
This hospital is one of the most prestigious and respected private hospitals in London, specialising in complex, cancer, cardiac and neuroscience, care for both adults and children. With the most advanced medical equipment and the largest private paediatric ITU in the country, it`s no surprise they attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals. This role is within the acute Paediatric Ward which specialises in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Oncology, Spinal Surgery, Neurosurgery, general surgery and ENT. As part of the paediatric team the successful applicant will have access to all of the hospitals fantastic benefits. On top of this the successful candidate will work within an established organization based in one of London`s most renowned medical locations and known worldwide for its outstanding service. They will also have access to the well priced and high quality food range available within the staff restaurant. Job Description: To provide clinical leadership and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care to children and families. Duties and Responsibilities: -To take responsibility for the unit in the absence of the senior nurse -To co-ordinate patient care with the multidisciplinary team -To manage allocated resources effectively and efficiently -To ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales -Ensure the provision of appropriate mentors for student nurses, and provide a supportive and challenging environment for students in training. -Ensure individualised care plans are in place for all patients in the designated clinical area. -Ensure an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for patients and their families. -To supervise and support members of the ward team and ensure that all patients receive appropriate care Skills & Experience: -NMC Registered Nurse (RN Adult / RN Child / RSCN) -PILS -Experience of having worked with acute/chronically sick children in a cardiac or oncology paediatric setting -An Assessing & Mentoring qualification and a Chemo Administration course would be beneficial - must be chemo competent -Experience of supervising and assessing students and shift leading is desirable About the Individual: The successful must be chemo competent. You will be committed to providing exceptional patient centered care. You will work well in a team, showing respect, sharing information and supporting others as well as using your own initiative. Strong time management skills and a professional approach to work are key. Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information on 0207 861 8950 ext 1553 or email me