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This 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.
As part of the Cath Labs 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.
To be responsible for providing skilled clinical and technical assistance as a member of the Cardiac Catheter Lab team and to participate in the assessment of patient care needs and implement and maintain agreed standards of care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Assist in the positioning and preparation of a patient as directed by the Cardiology team.
-Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.
-Participate in induction and orientation programmes for new staff to ensure a welcoming environment.
-Assist the Cardiac Catheter Lab Coordinator in the Personal Development Plans of junior staff
-Take charge of the clinical area in the absence of an advanced practitioner ensuring patient, visitors and staff safety.
-Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported to the Cardiac Catheter Co-ordinator
-Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the Cardiac Catheter Lab , sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives
-Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures and provide immediate post-procedure care as required.
Skills & Experience:
-Registered Nurse Level 1 registration Diploma or Degree in Health Care Studies ODP Level 3 NVQ ODA 752
-NMC Registration and PREP requirements
-Assessing & Mentoring qualification and experience of supervising and assessing students
-Ability to deliver high standards of care.
-Relevant experience of working in a Cardiac Catheter Lab enviroment
-Knowledge of Health Care issues
About the Individual:
The successful candidate will be committed to providing exceptional patient centred care. They will work well in a team, showing respect, sharing information and supporting others as well as using their 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 by clicking on the link below