Paediatric Urgent Care Senior Staff Nurse

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
HCA15555-191035
Job Type
Permanent

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

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.

Our Paediatric Urgent Care Centre oversees patients that attend the clinic for emergency consultations, diagnostic tests and minor procedures if necessary.

Job Description

As a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse working within Urgent Care, 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 – Urgent Care is open 8am-10pm and flexibility will be required

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £37,000-£42,000 (dependent on relevant experience) + 6% shift enhancement and flexible benefits.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as  our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review,  247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your 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

  • 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
  • Ideally experience working within a paediatric A&E with experience in performing minor procedures such as plastering, wound care and performing ECGs
  • 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

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.

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