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Sister / Charge Nurse - General Surgery

About The Facility

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.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.

General Surgery at the Princess Grace Hospital involves a wide range of different surgical procedures performed by leading surgeons in their field of high acuity treatments. General Surgery focuses primarily on abdominal organs, upper GI, Gynaecology and ENT. 

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sister/Charge Nurse to join the Surgical Team providing effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the unit, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

You will be working in a 19 bedded unit and care for patients with complex surgical needs, specialising in Gastroenterology, Urology ,HPB surgery (Liver & Pancreas), Gynaecology and ENT.

This is a full time position: 37.50 hours per week (long days/nights/weekends) 

This roles offers a attractive and competitive salary + 9% enhancements and Benefits

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Make efficient use of available resources, within budgetary constraints, to meet business objectives
Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly
Demonstrate and role model outstanding clinical practice at all times
Develop and coach team members to ensure consistently high standards of care are met
Regularly deputise for Modern Matron/other departmental Sisters when required
Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met

Skills & Experience
NMC Registered Nurse
Strong experience in a Surgical specialism, upper  GI surgery desirable
Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification/diploma/Continuous Professional development
Management skills and Leadership or management training
Basic Life Support
Mentorship / Preceptorship of junior staff
Demonstrable experience of managing budgets

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.

Sister / Charge Nurse - General Surgery


Published on 20 Dec 2019