Night Sister/Charge Nurse

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40000 - £45000 per annum
23 Apr 2014
21 May 2014
Matt Dunn
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Charge Nurse
Job Type
Night Sister/Charge Nurse Shift Patterns Start Finish Times-Please Specify Finish Time:: 08.30 Shift Patterns Start Finish Times-Please Specify Start Time:: 20.00 The Facility HCL is working with the largest independent hospital in the United Kingdom. This has given us the opportunity to develop in many specialist areas, including Cardiac Services, Neurosurgery, Liver and HPB Medicine, Acute Neuro Rehabilitation, Gynaecology and Orthopaedics. Our specialist medical teams use the very latest medical technology including the most advanced Da Vinci Robot and state of the art diagnostic imaging equipment. Complimenting this outstanding technology is a close knit team that values both the team ethic here and the career development opportunities available at all levels The surgical floor specialises in gastroenterology (surgical and medical), colorectal, hepatobiliary, ENT, Plastic and reconstruction, breast care and other general surgical intervention Job Description The post holder will provide a high standard of clinical care to all patients in the hospital throughout the night. They will also offer operational and clinical management and guidance to junior staff in the absence of the night manager or coordinator. To provide leadership and direction in the nightly management of the hospital, while working in collaboration with other heads of department (nursing and non-nursing) in the provision of a customer - focused quality service. To line manage the Night Coordinator and Night Charge Nurse team. To provide clinical support and clinical supervision to the Night Coordinator team, Night Sisters team and newly appointed RMO`s. This is a full time post, shift Patterns will consist of Night Shifts (20.00-08.30) (13 every 4 weeks) Main Duties To ensure the development and maintenance of quality nursing care and services, identifying and acting upon any shortfalls. To monitor and evaluate, against agreed standards, the provision of safe and knowledgeable clinical practice. To provide managerial and clinical support to all nursing areas, undertaking an appropriate expanded clinical role, within professional codes of conduct and practice. To act as site manager, and co-ordinate out-of-hours services, admissions and staffing requirements. To demonstrate a commitment to achieving departmental and organisational objectives. Procure out of-hours medicines from pharmacy with the RMO. As an ALS provider, undertake a team leader role if necessary in the resuscitation team for both hospitals. Skills and Experience - Registered Nurse Level 1 - ENB 998 - ALS Provider - Dip. Nursing/Management - Experience of working at Sister level - Acute Adult Areas i.e., ICU, PCU - Acute care background - Expanded clinical practice e.g. Defibrillation, Skills cannulation, electro cardiology venopuncture The Individual The successful applicant will have a proven track record at offering high class care. They must be comfortable deputising for the night manager or coordinators whilst they are not there.