Sister / Charge Nurse - Medical
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, gastroenterology 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 Sister / Charge Nurse on the Medical Ward, you will provide clinical management and leadership to all staff working in the department, to ensure the delivery of high standard of nursing care at all times, to ensure all members of the multidisciplinary team work collaboratively to assess and meet the individual needs of the patient and to ensure effective skill mix and deployment of staff to meet the patients’ needs
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week Monday- Sunday covering internal rotation, shifts to include long days, nights and weekends.
This role offers an attractive and competitive salary and will include a shift enhancement, the salary will be dependent upon skills and experience.
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 and Responsibilities
To demonstrate good clinical practice and knowledge at all times and to be accountable for own actions
Effectively prioritising workloads and directing staff accordingly
Make efficient use of available resources with regard to budgetary constraints and business objectives
Regularly deputise for Ward/Floor Manager, providing management and leadership in her absence
Promote team working to maximise effectiveness of service delivery
Assess, plan and evaluate care, based on individual patient and family needs
Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met
Assist in audit and quality assessment procedures
Continually seek to develop clinical skills and delivery of care to meet service user’s expectations
Assisting with the devising, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of clinical competencies for all levels of staff
Respect and ensure patient privacy and confidentiality
Skills and Experience
Registered Nurse Level 1
NMC Registration and PREP requirements
Post Registration qualification in medical nursing or equivalent knowledge and skills
ENB 998 or equivalent mentoring and assessing qualification
Previous experience at Junior Sister/Charge Nurse level
Phlebotomy training desirable
Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures
Health and Safety training
Lifting and Handling
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.