Medical Ward Manager
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, gastroen+terology 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.
Working as a Ward Manager on the Medical Ward , you will provide effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the 13 bedded medical ward, to carry continuous responsibility for the management of the adult general medicine ward, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and their families are achieved on a 24-hour basis and undertake delegated responsibility for the ward in the absence of the Deputy CNO
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week Monday – Friday.
This role offers 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
To be a highly competent, knowledgeable and visible practitioner within the specialty ensuring the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for patients and their families by providing expert clinical assessment, care planning, care delivery, care evaluation and clinical advice in accordance with NMC Code
To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work, including management and accountability for all nursing staff and patients.
Working as an autonomous clinical practitioner
To respond to requests for support from medical and nursing staff with regard to patient care, and the organisation of the ward, patient management and bed management
Liaise with clinical, non-clinical and facilities staff in order to maintain a safe, friendly and welcoming environment for patients, families, visitors and staff
To be responsible for the leadership and operational management of the department informing the Deputy CNO of anything that threatens to affect the safety of the environment or to compromise the care of the patients.
To manage and maximize the use of nursing resources within the agreed budget, including the efficient use of bank and agency staff, authorisation of bank/agency worked hours as appropriate, working closely with the Deputy Chief Nursing Officer (DCNO) and Chief Nursing Officer.
To be responsible for the day to day organisation of the adult General Medicine team, reporting back to the DCNO where required
Skills & Experience
NMC Registered Nurse
Assessing & Mentoring qualification
Evidence of ongoing dynamic continuing professional development within the speciality linked to demonstrable clinical competencies
An understanding of HR Policies and Procedures
Clinical expert in area of practice
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.