Paediatric Outpatients Senior Staff Nurse (Fixed Term Contract)
HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group with a network of the capital’s most respected and long established private hospitals. We are an award winning heathcare provider with our hospitals being awarded as ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ by the CQC.
Working within our outpatient paediatric departments will keep you challenged and will give you the opportunity to develop your existing skills. Our outpatient paediatric services are primarily available at The Portland Hospital for Women & Children and The Harley Street Clinic.
The Portland Hospital is renowned for its clinical excellence with our paediatric inpatients covering a variety of specialties including (but not limited to) surgical, neuro-rehab, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and general paediatrics. At The Harley Street Clinic, The Children’s Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of world-class paediatric consultants specialising in cardiac, cancer and neurosciences.
With ongoing funding, our paediatric hospitals continue to stay at the forefront of ground-breaking medical and surgical techniques and technology in the UK. Working here, you’ll receive specialist training in working with children and their families in order to provide them with support every step of the way.
As a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse working within one of our outpatient departments you will provide clinical leadership and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care to children and families. You will be undertaking delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse and working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - flexible shifts on internal rotation, including days and occasional weekends.
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £35,673 - £40,401 + 4% shift enhancement and flexible benefits.
PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS FOR A 12 MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT.
Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation package if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge. We have a comprehensive career development pathway in place for paediatric nurses that will help you to develop and excel within your career thanks to our investment in internal and external training programmes.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Take responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Sister/Charge nurse
- Co-ordinate patient care with the multidisciplinary team
- Manage allocated resources effectively and efficiently
- Ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales
- Ensure the provision of appropriate mentors for student nurses, and provide a supportive and challenging environment for students in training.
- Ensure that tailored care plans are in place for all patients in the designated clinical area.
Skills & Experience
- NMC Child Registered Nurse (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support
- Understanding of Safeguarding issues
- Teaching and mentoring experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits
- Experience of supervising and assessing students and shift leading is desirable
About The Individual
As the successful individual, you will need to be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as part of a team. You will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. You will display a personable, yet professional manner at all times.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!