Clinical Practice Facilitator- Acute Surgical

London (Central), London (Greater)
£38000 - £42000 per annum
25 Jul 2014
01 Aug 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
About Facility and Benefits:
This is one of the most prestigious and respected private hospitals in London, specialising in complex, cancer, cardiac and neuroscience, care for both adults and children. With the most advanced medical equipment and the largest private paediatric ITU in the country, it`s no surprise they attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals.

The successful applicant will have access to all of the hospitals fantastic benefits. On top of this the successful candidate will work within an established organization based in one of London`s most renowned medical locations and known worldwide for its outstanding service. They will also have access to the well priced and high quality food range available within the staff restaurant.

Job Description:
To be responsible for the development of strategies for the induction, education and continuing professional development of nursing staff within the Acute Care Adult Services.
The post holder will provide expert advice and take the lead in the development of shared policies and protocols in line with National recommendations and standards when available.
To ensure that an atmosphere conducive to learning and developing is fostered.
To be responsible for and lead on the development of strategies and policies to ensure the development of evidence based clinical practice within Adult Acute Care Services in line with the Organisation`s objectives.
To lead on the development and training of staff to take on new clinical roles and services.
To be responsible for developing strategies and lead on the induction and preceptorship of all new staff.
To lead on the maintenance and updating of the Adult Surgical training log.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Working with the CPF`s, is closely involved clinically with the development of all grades of staff including post registration course students, pre-registration students, graduate nurses and Overseas Nursing Programme nurses, determining proficiency based on competency assessment.
-Work with the Matron and Senior Sister and Adult Surgical nursing team and other CPF`s to identify strategies for practice development.
-Work with the Matron and Senior Sister and Adult Surgical nurses and other CPF`s to identify and implement structures to support best practice.
-Promote and incorporate research/evidence based practice within the clinical setting.
-Facilitate awareness of professional and educational development by acting as a resource person.
-Deputise in the absence of the Matron or the Senior Sister and Adult Surgical nurses.
-Develop competency based practice, supported by the other CPFs
-Liaise with outside educational organisations to help support the learning and development strategy
-Working with the Matron, senior nurses and other CPFs establish a system for the implementation of practice change/improvement following action planning in response to incidents.
-To work 50% of the time in the clinical area supporting the Adult Surgical staff in practice, facilitating reflective practice and providing day to day support.

Skills & Experience:
-NMC Registered Nurse with relevant Degree in Nursing
-Assessing & Mentoring qualification
-Relevant courses / experience in Oncology and Adult Surgical
-Leadership or management training
-Basic Life Support training
-Excellent Adult Surgical clinical skills
-Effective managerial, leadership and organisational skills.
-Effective teaching, training and preceptorship skills.
-Previous ward management experience.
-Significant post registration experience of having worked with acute/chronically unwell Surgical patients.

About the Individual:
The successful candidate will diplomatic and decisive with the willingness to take on managerial responsibility. Good organisation and communication skills are essential.

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