Senior Staff Nurse – Surgical

City of Westminster, London (Greater)
Dependent upon experience
19 Dec 2013
16 Jan 2014
Charge Nurse
Job Type

Role – Senior Staff Nurse – Surgical   

Hours – Full Time

Location – London

Salary – Dependent upon experience

About Facility and Benefits
Our Urgent Care Centre was the first private walk-in emergency centre in London and is open 365 days a year. The unit was the first private unit in the UK to introduce digital mammography and continues to lead the way with new technologies and research. We are proud that we consistently deliver high standards of care and service for our patients, delivered by our motivated and committed workforce.

Job Description

The surgical floor – specialties include gastroenterology (surgical and medical), urology (surgical and medical) gynecology, colorectal and hepatobiliary.The main purpose of this role will be to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care. The Post holder will work 
within the day surgery team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Sister in their absence. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Independently assess patient care requirements and agree with the patient the level of nursing care required involving the main carer where appropriate.

Deliver nursing care and initiate change or decide upon new and complex care with appropriate supervision and acts as the patient advocate.

Implement changes in care smoothly in consultation with patients / family / next of kin and care team.

Work with HCA/students delegating and supervising care as appropriate.

Evaluate nursing outcomes based on assessment and analysis of nursing interventions.

Provide effective on-going evaluation of nursing care and interventions.

Recognise and take appropriate action in emergency situations.

Recognise deterioration in patients’ condition at an early stage, including neutropenic patients.

Skills & Experience

Registered Nurse Level 1.

Good level of Experience

NMC Registration and PREP requirements

Experience relevant to specialist area

Phlebotomy/ IV competency

Experience of Bladder irrigation, TPN, catheterization (male/female) venepuncture, cannulation, stoma care, NG tube placement, VAC dressing (ideal not requirement)

About the Individual

The Ideal candidate will be a Team player and be able to demonstrate professional, excellent customer care. they will able demonstrate that they have the attributes to facilitate change.

For more information please contact Holly Brace at JP Recruit on 07912 179950 or 0844 357 1157 alternatively please submit your CV to