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Staff Nurse - Surgical

About The Facility

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

At The Wilmslow Hospital, we diagnose and treat a range of conditions using some of the most advanced technology in the region, from our 3T MRI scanner to our state-of-the-art laminar flow operating theatres.

The hospital is made up of 13 consultant rooms; a full diagnostic imaging suite; 2 operating theatres and a dedicated women’s health unit. The Outpatients Department services a wide range of specialities, within which the post holder will develop skills.

Job Description

As the Staff Nurse in our outpatients department, you will ensure the delivery of a quality and research-based service to our patients, their families and Consultants.
The department provides a variety of patient services such as gynaecology, dermatology, plastics, breast clinics, ophthalmology and ENT.

This is a full-time role working 37.5hrs per week (Monday - Sunday based on internal rotation to cover long days, nights and weekends.

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

This role offers a competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus 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.
Duties & Responsibilities
To demonstrate excellent clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs
Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy and advanced wound dressings
Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives 
Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policies and procedures
Promote good communication channels amongst staff enhancing good team work
Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
Deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership skills
Supervise and direct junior staff, promoting a learning environment
Respect and ensure patients privacy and confidentiality
Ensure all patient charges are captured
Provide chaperone service and assist medical staff with clinical procedures
Undertake daily checks of equipment and report when faulty 
Fully document all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate records 
Provide patients and families with information regarding care and management of their condition
Maintain stock levels of supplies/equipment
Carry out nursing duties as requested by senior staff
Administrative duties as required

Skills & Experience
Registered Nurse Level 1
NMC Registration and meet PREP requirements
Experience on a surgical ward
Phlebotomy training
Pre-op assessment skills desirable
Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedure

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.

Staff Nurse - Surgical


Published on 27 Nov 2020