Adult Surgical Senior Staff Nurse
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
At The Harley Street Clinic, we provide a range of complex care services for adults, children and babies, specialising in oncology, cardiology and neuroscience. From open heart surgery on new-born babies to pioneering techniques to treat cancer, our clinicians work together to provide the best possible care and treatments for our patients. Our staff always go the extra mile in caring for our patients which can be demonstrated by our recent outstanding rating awarded by the CQC.
We have separate paediatric and adult intensive care units (ICUs), and our paediatric ICU is the largest private facility in Europe, with 18 beds. This allows us to support cardiology, cardiac, thoracic, cancer, spinal and other major treatments for children. We have 103 beds in total, including nine adult ICU beds offering the highest level of one-to-one care.
The Adult Acute Surgical Team provides a full range of acute surgical services including neurosurgery (craniotomies, brain tumour debulking), upper and lower GI surgery (oesophagectomy, whipples, abdominal wall reconstructive surgery colostomy and ileostomy formation and reversal, hemicolectomy), complex ENT and maxillofacial surgery (tumour debulking and reconstruction including tracheostomy formation), gynaecology, breast reconstructive surgery (mastectomy and DIEP flap reconstruction) and liver surgery(hepatectomy). The patient mix consists of adults with a variable level of dependency and provides ITU and HDU step down care.
The successful applicant will have access to all of HCA’s 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.
The position of Senior Staff Nurse withing the Adult Acute Surgical team will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Surgical Team. The successful candidate will also promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the Surgical Team.
This is a full time position with a rotation of shifts.
Salary range for this role is £36,000-£41,091 per annum depending on experience plus 9% shift allowance
Closing date for applications: 30/09/2018
Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received
Duties & Responsibilities
• To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care to meet patient and family needs.
• Work within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for the Sister in their absence.
• Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff, driving high standards of care and assisting with coaching and development of the team.
• To demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives.
• Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation and phlebotomy.
Skills & Experience
• Registered General Nurse with some leadership experience.
• Proven surgical nursing experience.
• Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures.
• Excellent communication skills with good time management skills and the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
About The Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.