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Endoscopy Lead Nurse

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

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine

Job Description

The Lead Endoscopy Leader will play a key role in the management and development of the Endoscopy Unit. Formulating the strategy for the continued development and strengthening the unit will include the identification of quality issues and their resolution. He / she will be responsible for the provision of high quality cost effective care; an education and development strategy for all grades of staff will be formulated to support the operational needs of the Unit.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week Monday – Friday (required to be flexible)

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

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

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

  • Ensure that the staffing activities within the unit operate to the required professional standard
  • Provide advice regarding education, training and manpower / skill mix. Adhere to NMC recommendations and directives
  • Be accountable for policy, procedure and planning service development
  • Act as an effective role model                                                                               
  • Monitor the performance of and identify the learning needs of Unit staff, facilitating their personal development
  • Foster an environment within which the development of nursing practice can be achieved                
  • Set standards for, and monitor the accuracy and consistency of nursing and medical records within the Unit
  • Develop an effective recruitment and retention strategy in order to maintain a quality work force. Participates in the recruitment and selection of all members of the unit team
  • Be accountable for policy, procedure and planning service development

Skills & Experience

  • Professional Registration (RGN)(ODP)
  • Evidence of first line Management Training
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Sister / Charge Nurse experience as Endoscopy Unit Manager/Lead
  • Awareness and involvement in the audit process

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.

Competitive Salary

Endoscopy Lead Nurse

City of London, UK

Published on 2 Aug 2019