Lead Nurse - Imaging
Location – The Wellington Hospital, Wellington Place, London, NW8 9LE
This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday , you will be based on internal rotation and will need to be flexible to work between 8am 8pm, also 24 hour on-call to be covered
The role offers an attractive and competitive salary depending on experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
About the Role
The Lead Nurse will facilitate the day to day management of nurses in the department, their clinical effectiveness and professional development in line with department policies. Maintain a high quality, cost effective nursing and interventional service with a emphasis on patient needs.
Duties & Responsibilities
To provide professional leadership and efficiency in the day-to-day running of the nursing team across imaging.
To facilitate that the highest clinical standards of nursing and patient care are achieved. To develop common service standards that can be applied across the department and that these are known throughout the facility.
To manage the induction, and participate in the education and training programs of nurses and clinical radiology department assistants. Focusing on high quality nursing techniques and changing clinical need, closely linked with individual professional development.
To have expert knowledge and understanding of interventional procedures and applies principles based on evidence-based practice and has expert understanding of all medical devices used in imaging department
Advance skills in handling equipment within radiology department and ensure availability of medical devices needed for any imaging procedures
Skills & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Nursing.
Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedure.
Extensive experience in Radiology.
Previous supervisory experience is essential.
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.