HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
We are recruiting for a Staff Nurse in our Gynaecology Outpatients Department based @ The Portland Hospital
Internationally renowned for clinical excellence, The Portland Hospital is the No 1 private hospital in the UK, entirely dedicated to women and children. We are proud to have developed a reputation as one of the world’s leading providers of private healthcare, specialising in Obstetrics (Maternity), Women's Health and Paediatrics. We work with over 200 leading consultants from across the world, providing world class service to our customers.
The Portland Hospital is the only fully private maternity hospital in the UK. The hospital provides for both consultant-led and midwifery-led deliveries, having an 18-bedded ward to facilitate this. Alongside this there is a 12 bedded Gynaecology and Women’s Health in-patient ward. The Portland Hospital also has a large outpatient department for all areas of its clinical expertise, to facilitate continuous care or simpler procedures.
As a Staff Nurse Gynaecology in the Outpatients you will be working to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care. To work within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Senior Staff Nurse and Sister in their absence.
To be willing to provide care to women undergoing surgical or medical termination of pregnancy, including direct involvement with induction of the procedure.
Working hours 37.5 per week (Mon-Sat long days-Flexibility required)
Salary: £32,000-£35,855 (dependent on experience) plus 4% shift enhancement & 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 additional days. 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
To demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions.
Assist in organisation of clinics to ensure smooth, efficient operations
Ensure patients privacy and confidentiality
Chaperoning and assisting medical staff
Carry out observations, investigations and treatments as required
Ensure equipment is in good working order
To maintain accurate records of patient care & charged keyed on to Meditech
Organise tests and appointments both within and outside the hospital
Provide patients with information regarding the management of their condition
Ensure correct labelling and transport of specimens
Maintain stock levels of supplies / equipment
Administrative duties as required
To carry out nursing duties as requested by senior staff
To act as a role model for Gynaecology and ensure quality care is given
Skills & Experience
RGN with valid NMC PIN
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong time management and prioritization skills
Phlebotomy skills are desirable
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.