Senior Sister/Deputy Ward Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40000 - £50000 per annum
12 May 2014
19 May 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
About Facility and Benefits: This is a private hospital offering the very highest standards of clinical skills and nursing care across a wide range of specialties. It`s a dynamic and highly professional environment where the advanced equipment and technology is second to none and their employees take pride in being the best at what they do. The role will be working within a vibrant, 24 bedded Surgical ward covering Colorecta/ Gynae/ Urology/ Transplant/ Hepato biliary and step down HDU. The department has a strong team of experienced staff, with nurse patient ratios of 1:4 on days and 1:5 on nights. As part of the Surgical team the successful candidate will have access to all of the hospitals fantastic benefits. On top of this, With a culture built around multidisciplinary teamwork, there will be plenty of opportunities to thrive in their progressive environment and learn from specialists in their field, deputise for senior colleagues and take advantage of the hospitals dedicated clinical and leadership training programmes. Job Description: Working alongside a like-minded multidisciplinary team, this is a clinical role within management, and is instrumental in delivering tailored care to patients with complex conditions. The post will involve all standard clinical duties, leading from the front, as well as management and leadership to all staff. Hours: Full time, 13 shifts per month on Internal Rotation. Duties and Responsibilities: -Manage the clinical area on a day-to-day basis and plan ahead, in line with budgets -Performance management of departmental staff, including reviews and appraisals -Ensure all nurses assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care -Recognise any clinical problems/medical emergencies and take prompt and appropriate action -Direct liaison with Consultants and other departments -Assess, plan and deliver care for patients from admission to discharge - taking receipt of patients from Intensive Care and HDU, monitoring individual complex conditions -Assist staff with the learning and development, to support best practice and maintain clinical competence in specialist area -Investigation of incidents and complaints -Develop and promote clinical based practice through quality initiatives and nurse led forums Skills & Experience: -RN, NMC registered with PIN -Strong previous recent Surgical Ward experience and knowledge -Previous Ward Sister/Charge Nurse experience with staff management -Skilled in any of the following areas: management of TPN, Stoma's,Liver/Renal transplant, HD patients, Cannulation and Phlebotomy -Experienced in a minimum of three of the following areas: Colorectal, Urology, Gynae, Hepato biliary, Transplant or Step down HDU -Relevent postgraduate clinical course would be desirable. -Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English -Confident working knowledge of IT, e.g. MS Office suite About the Individual: The successful candidate will be calm and capable under pressure, able to organise, motivate and manage a team in an environment with constantly changing priorities. They will also be professional, with a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. 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