Staff Nurse- Urgent Care

London (Central), London (Greater)
£30000 - £35000 per annum
17 Jun 2014
24 Jun 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Job Type
About Facility and Benefits: This is a prestigious private hospital in the heart of London's medical district and only a stone`s throw away from Harley Street. They offer the very highest standards of clinical skills and nursing care across a wide range of specialities. Theirs is a vibrant, professional and friendly environment. The technology and equipment available to you is second to none in the industry and some of the most advanced in the country and their employees take pride in being the very best at what they do. Over the last 5 years there has been significant investment into the hospitals facilities to modernise it, this has created a space that is conducive to a calm and restful atmosphere for both the recovering patient and staff that work there. Job Description: The Staff Nurse, working within the Urgent Care team, main responsibility will be to assess, plan, deliver and implement a high standard of nursing care, ensuring that the individual needs of the patient are responded to. The position will require effectively working within the team, supervising junior staff and deputising for senior staff when necessary, as well as independently. The Urgent Care department is a walk-in service that offers Emergency Care for medical illnesses, disease and minor injuries. Their patients can be assured of being seen within 15 minutes and a complete initial assessment of the patient`s problem. Duties and Responsibilities: -Provide the highest standards of quality holistic nursing care using evidence based practice. -Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy, plastering and suturing -Demonstrate compassion and empathy at all time. -Work closely with the multidisciplinary team in order to provide the best possible experience for our patients. -Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family`s needs -Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action -Maintain accurate records -Decontaminate equipment and ensuring it is in good working order Skills & Experience: -NMC Registered Nurse -Triage skills -Recognised course in plastering techniques desirable -Extensive experience within an emergency nursing environment -Evidence of continuing professional development linked to demonstrable competencies -Skilled in Phlebotomy / Cannulation / Care of CVADs/ IV administration -Patient assessment skills About the Individual: The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team. They will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. Due to the nature of the role, adherence to policy, procedure and guidelines will be of paramount importance in conjunction with the customer-centric attitude 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