HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016
London Bridge Hospital has expanded into the top four floors of the new Guy’s Cancer Centre. Consultants from London’s top teaching hospitals will offer full surgical provision in urology, gynaecology, breast, ENT, maxillofacial and head and neck, as well as reconstructive surgery for these specialties. The hospital will partner with Leaders in Oncology (LOC) across chemotherapy, outpatient oncology and haematology.
The London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses the recently opened outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard, the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site, and a further five outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent. Patients benefit from multidisciplinary streamlined care, investment in leading-edge technology and London teaching hospital consultants.
Our day surgery coverstwo floors,one for patients with local and general Anaesthetics and the other for Endoscopy, which is Jag accredited.
The Endoscopy Unit provides excellent care for patients who are in need of investigations of the digestive tract including the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. London Bridge Hospital offers more complex procedures than any other UK private hospital and was the first private hospital in the UK to offer Endobronchial Ultrasound Service (EBUS).
As an Endoscopy/Day Surgery Nurse at the London Bridge Hospital, you will help to assess, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures and will assist in the smooth running of the department’s lists and activities. In addition to this, you will contribute to an environment that is conducive to the delivery and promotion of an excellent service providing outstanding patient care.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Shift patterns will vary depending on allocation. The unit is open 0700 – 2000 Monday – Friday)
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
- Plan and deliver care, facilitate safe transfers and ensure comprehensive handover for ongoing care
- Prepare and assisting in endoscopy procedures
- Prepare rooms for the day ahead – ensuring cleanliness
- Attending team briefing for patient lists
- Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy
- Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives
- To maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
- Fully document all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate records
- Provide patients and families with information regarding care and management of their condition
- Ensure all patient charges are captured
Skills & Experience
For this role, you will need to have experience gained within a general endoscopy unit, some of which is ERCP. It is also desirable that you have knowledge of JAG. Experience in Day Surgery will be desirable
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