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HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
The Harley Street Clinic is one of the most prestigious and respected private hospitals in London, specialising in complex, cancer, cardiac and neuroscience, care for both adults and children. With the most advanced medical equipment and the largest private paediatric ITU in the country, it’s no surprise we attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals.

The Adult Acute Surgical Team provides a full range of acute surgical services including neurosurgery (craniotomies, brain tumour debulking), upper and lower GI surgery (oesophagectomy, whipples, abdominal wall reconstructive surgery colostomy and ileostomy formation and reversal, hemicolectomy), complex ENT and maxillofacial surgery (tumour debulking and reconstruction including tracheostomy formation), gynaecology, breast reconstructive surgery (mastectomy and DIEP flap reconstruction) and liver surgery(hepatectomy). Also, we accommodate a small group of oncology patients from Princess Grace Hospital for radiotherapy and chemosaturation treatment. The patient mix consists of adults with a variable level of dependency and provides ITU and HDU step down care.

The position of Staff Nurse within the Adult Acute Surgical team will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Surgical Team and as part of a multidisciplinary team the post holder will assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of the Oncology patient, in a holistic manner consist in a variety of Oncology interventions with a variable level of dependency from acute to palliative. The successful candidate will also promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the Surgical Team.

This is a full time position 37.5hrs pw with a rotation of shifts.

Salary range for this role is £32,270 - £35,855 per annum depending on experience plus 9% shift allowance

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

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
Assess, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients undergoing procedures
Plan and deliver care for admissions and discharges
Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
Maintenance of accurate records
Decontamination of equipment and ensuring equipment is in good working order
Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence

Skills and Experience
Registered General Nurse with post graduate experience.
Previous oncology experience +/- Proven Surgical experience.
Previous exposure to palliative care would be advantageous
Chemotherapy administration certificate would be desirable
Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills.
Good time management and prioritisation skills.
Phlebotomy training 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 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.

staff nurse


Published on 3 Dec 2019