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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colorectal

About The Facility
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.

The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are located in the heart of Chelsea, and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.

With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions. 

Job Description

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will be in partnership with members of the multidisciplinary team you will develop individual competence and knowledge which will support the provision and evaluation of seamless specialist nursing service, ensuring patients receive the highest standard of clinical care. Through work based learning and development the post holder will develop specialist knowledge and skills, demonstrated through the provision of advice, education and support to staff, patients their families and carers. 

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week Monday to Friday with some flexibility to work late.

This role offers an attractive and competitive which will be dependent upon skills and experience.

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be professionally accountable for the maintenance of standards and professional practice as set by HCA Policies/Procedures, the NMC Code of Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour and relevant professional guidelines
Provide specialist nursing advice to a cohort of patients referred for specialist intervention, care and support within the services, being a point of contact for assessment, information and advice for the patient, family and carers and all staff involved in the care the patients
In liaison with others support the development of staff caring for patients through support, formal education, practice development and role modelling
To teach and act as a facilitator and supervisor to other staff
As a Specialist Nurse the post holder will practice under the direction of the CNO, working towards achieving agreed levels of competence, skills and knowledge to enable independent autonomous practice within their scope of clinical practice.

Skills & Experience

Registered Nurse level 1
UKCC registration and updating requirements
Infection control diploma or related qualification
ENB 998 or equivalent
Degree in Infection Control or related subject
Expert practitioner in all aspects of infection prevention and control

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.

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colorectal


Published on 26 Feb 2020