Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics, London

London (Central), London (Greater)
£32251 per annum
03 Apr 2014
10 Apr 2014
Perm UK
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type

Job Description

As a Staff Nurse in the Orthopaedics unit you will have the opportunity to deal with a variety of cases and develop your existing experience. The Orthopaedics services provide a multidisciplinary approach and offer surgical interventions such as arthroscopies, joint replacements, ligament reconstructions and specialised repair to nerves to improve movement and decrease pain and deformity. You will be required to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care to patients within a safe, caring and comfortable environment. You will work within the team, supervising and directing junior staff.

Contract Type: Permanent
Work Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Location: London, UK

Salary: From £32,251
Language: English (UK)

Duties and Responsibilities

To demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs
Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy
Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives
Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedure
Promote good communication channels amongst staff enhancing good team work
To maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
To deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership and management

Minimum Requirements

At least 6 months experience within an orthopaedic or surgical ward environment
At least 1 year post-qualification ward experience

Excellent English communication skills
Registered Nurse Level 1

NMC Registration and PREP requirements
ENB course/experience relevant to specialist area desirable but not essential
Knowledge of relevant HOSPITAL NMC/national guidelines, policies and procedures (Code of conduct)

Health and Safety training
Lifting and Handling
Basic life support

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate will be confident in knowledge with a good approach to patients, and have the skill to explain complex procedures to patients clearly. The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team and facilitate change will be key to the success of this role. The successful applicant will also have a passion for customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Registration & Immigration

Candidates must have a valid NMC Pin Number and be eligible to work in the UK.

How to Apply

Please email us a copy of your current CV ensuring you enter the job reference MD/SNO/UK in the subject field.

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