Staff Nurse – Surgical
Location – The Wilmslow Hospital, 52-54 Alderley Rd, Wilmslow SK9 1NY
This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Saturday based on internal rotation, you will need to be flexible to work days, nights and weekends with some Sundays.
The salary offered for this role is between £27,000.00 - £30,537.00, this will be dependent on experience + 9% enhancement + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
About the Role
As the Staff Nurse, working within our surgical unit, you will plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care whilst working within a multidisciplinary team, supervising and directing junior staff and also temporary staff. You’ll demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions and contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedures and research-based care and other practice development initiatives.
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 relevant to specialist area desirable
Pre-op assessment skills desirable
Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, 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.