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 Clinical Practice Facilitator in the Adult Surgical ward
The Clinical Practice Facilitator is responsible for developing nursing practice and supporting the professional development of nursing staff caring for complex surgical patients across the facility. This includes the inpatient and outpatients departments on all campuses. This will include working closely with the Clinical Nurse Specialists to ensure a multi faceted approach to education and training and developing individual learning plans with staff, acting as a mentor and role model to nursing staff using evidenced based best practices to ensure highest level of nursing standards are upheld.
Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday
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
- The post holder will assist the Modern Matrons and Clinical Service Managers in the development and review of training needs analysis and ensuring Nursing staff are competent and fit for practice as per NMC standards.
- Promote an environment that encourages learning and continual professional development as part of enhancing clinical nursing skills. The post holder will be expected to be highly visible, working alongside colleagues to deliver best practice.
- Involved in developing education and training programmes in line with service needs, assist in the delivery of education programmes and acting as a role model/supporting nurses in the clinical environment.
- Analyse, support and implement evidence based practice
- Implement clinical policy and review compliance
- Recognise and support the development of staff where there are issues regarding their capability
- Participate in the development of clinical supervision with all nursing staff
- Working alongside staff to ensure they are safe in their practice. To implement and monitor improvement plans following incidents
- Provide support for individual development, for both teaching and clinical practice
- To maintain and monitor a register of Safe Blood Transfusion competencies in line with legal requirements
- To maintain a register of mentors in line with NMC guidelines
- Interpret national guidelines and safety alerts
Skills & Experience
- Registered Nurse, Level 1 with current NMC Professional Registration
- 5 years post registration experience, with evidence of teaching experience
- ENB Certificate 100, 998, 254, 249 or equivalent surgical and medical experience
- Evidence of first line Management Training
- Degree in relevant subject area
- Nursing Mentorship Course
- Relevant teaching qualification desired
About The Individual
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.
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.
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.