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AAU Staff Nurse (Acute admissions unit)

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

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and we offer a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care and acute neurological rehabilitation.

We are currently recruiting for a Staff Nurse to join our Acute Admissions Unit (AAU), located in The Wellington South building in St Johns Wood, London , with 8 single bays and state-the-art equipment. 
Our Acute Admissions service is an instant, clinical referral system for patients who require an urgent, general medical or surgical consultant review. The unit is equipped for handling emergency situations as well as level 3 ITU patients and when time is of the essence our acute admissions team provide treatment for patients needing acute medical and surgical conditions

Job Description:
As part of a multidisciplinary team the Staff Nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate high standards of nursing care.

This is a full-time role working 37.5hrs per week (long days/nights/weekends)

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £32,000-£35,855 plus 9% shift enhancement (total per annum: £34,880-£39,082) dependent on experience & 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:
Working with a Medical and Surgical caseloads, you will be responsible for managing the referral service, ensuring that patients coming into the unit are assessed, treated, referred and discharged according to the case.
Work well within a team, deputising for Senior Staff Nurses in their absence, always ensuring that patient care is at a consistently high level.
Participate in consultant ward rounds and communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.
Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care.
Documentation of all aspects of patient care and report incidents and complaints, participating in thorough investigation and response.

Skills & Experience:
Registered General Nurse with NMC pin.
Experience within a similar unit or accident and emergency would be advantageous.
Previous experience within Critical Care is also desirable.
Motivated and forward-thinking individual with excellent communication skills.
Good time management and prioritisation skills.

About You:
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.

AAU Staff Nurse (Acute admissions unit)


Published on 3 Mar 2020