HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care
The Portland Hospital is renowned for its clinical excellence with our paediatric inpatients covering a variety of specialties including (but not limited to) surgical, neuro-rehab, Gastroenterology, Ear,Nose and Throat (ENT) and general paediatrics.
With ongoing funding, our paediatric hospitals continue to stay at the forefront of ground-breaking medical and surgical techniques and technology in the UK. Working here, you’ll receive specialist training in working with children and their families in order to provide them with support every step of the way.
We are currently recruiting for a Paediatric Staff Nurse working within our Urgent Care Centre
Our Paediatric Urgent Care Centre oversees patients that attend the clinic for emergency consultations, diagnostic tests and minor procedures if necessary.
As a Paediatric Staff Nurse working within Urgent Care, you will be responsible and accountable for the assessment of required care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of holistic care for children . You will be working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research, evidence based practice and the developmental of additional clinical skills in the speciality.
This is a full-time role working 37.5hrs per week – Urgent Care is open 8am-10pm and flexibility will be required
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £32,000-£36,708 (dependent on relevant experience) + 6% shift enhancement and flexible 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:
Plan, assess, implement and evaluate programmes of care for individual children and to supervise junior staff in this activity.
Ensure an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for the children and their families.
Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events.
Develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic, evidence based nursing care.
Ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed “best practice”.
Assist with ongoing education and training of families.
Skills & Experience
NMC Child Registered Nurse (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support
Understanding of Safeguarding issues
Ideally experience working within a paediatric A&E with experience in performing minor procedures such as plastering, wound care and performing ECGs
Excellent written and verbal communication
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.