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Staff Nurse Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic & Spinal

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

The Wellington Hospital is the largest independent hospital in the UK and has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

We are currently recruiting for a Staff Nurse in our Orthopaedic, Spinal & Neurosurgery ward

The Ortho/Spinal nursing ward is located in The Wellington South building, and is a 21 bedded unit specialising in Ortho, Spinal and Neuro patients.

Job Description

The position of Staff Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the orthopaedic Team. The successful candidate will also promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the Team.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Long Days/Nights/Weekends)

Salary: £31,972 - £35,169 (dependent on experience) plus 9% shift enhancements & Benefits

Reward and 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

  • Working well within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Senior Staff  Nurses in their absence, always ensuring that patient care is at a consistently high level
  • Managing patient caseload effectively, prioritising care effectively
  • Initiating improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
  • Contributing to the ongoing research based care and other practice development initiatives

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with post graduate experience
  • Proven experience, preferably in Ortho, Spinal or Surgical
  • Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Phlebotomy training desirable

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.

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.

Competitive Salary

Staff Nurse Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic & Spinal

City of London, UK

Published on 16 May 2019