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Lead Nurse Infection Prevention and Control

About Us:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Infection Prevention and Control Nurse to work in delivering quality infection prevention control practices, supporting the Chief Nurse and Director of Infection Prevention & Control (DIPC) to deliver and lead on infection, prevention and control.

Job Description
We are looking for an experienced Infection, Prevention and Control Nurse who can demonstrate strong professional leadership and the drive to support quality improvement and assurance within the Princess Grace Hospital. The post holder should have relevant experience and qualification in Infection Prevention and Control and is able to work autonomously. Excellent organisational skills are required to lead the delivery of education and training, audits, surveillance and to support colleagues in embedding the infection control agenda through robust policy and audit.

This is a Full-time position working hours 37.5hrs per week Monday-Friday

Salary for the role will be Competitive dependent on skills & Experience plus HCA 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
You will have an active role in all aspects of infection prevention and control throughout the Hospital and outpatient and diagnostic sites, with a strong link with other facilities as part of the HCA Healthcare family. The role will include conducting, supporting and collating audits of infection prevention and control practice and surveillance of incidences of infection, including surgical site infection with the collation of any learning. Additionally, there are regular reporting requirements in order to satisfy internal governance.

Skills & Experience
Candidates should have extensive post registration experience in acute clinical care and be able to demonstrate an interest in infection prevention and control.
Previous experience within this specialist area would be an advantage.

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.

Lead Nurse Infection Prevention and Control

London
Permanent

Published on 12 May 2020