Sister/Charge Nurse -Surgical & Oncology

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Ref
HCA13696-165656
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
Permanent

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

The Harley Street Clinic 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 we attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals.

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). Also, we accommodate a small group of oncology patients from Princess Grace Hospital for radiotherapy and chemosaturation treatment. 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.

We are currently recruiting for a Sister/Charge Nurse in the Adult Acute Surgical and Oncology Team

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sister/Charge Nurse to join the Adult Acute Surgical and Oncology Team providing effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the unit, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

This is a full time position with a rotation of shifts.

Salary range for this role will be competitive depending on experience plus 9% shift allowance

Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell and excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make efficient use of available resources, within budgetary constraints, to meet business objectives
  • Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly
  • Demonstrate and role model outstanding clinical practice at all times
  • Develop and coach team members to ensure consistently high standards of care are me
  • Regularly deputise for Modern Matron/other departmental Sisters when required
  • Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Strong experience in Oncology with Neuro, Breast or Gynae background desirable
  • Recognised post registration qualification in Oncology desirable
  • Significant experience in Surgical or Oncology
  • Palliative and pain management skills qualification or evidence of experience
  • Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification/diploma/Continuous Professional development
  • Management skills and Leadership or management training
  • Basic Life Support
  • Mentorship / Preceptorship of junior staff
  • Demonstrable experience of managing budgets

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 to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and 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.

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