Staff Nurse General Surgery

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Ref
HCA13969-171096
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

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.

London Bridge Hospital achieved an ‘Outstanding’ accreditation by the healthcare regulators Care Quality Commission in 2017, with them remarking that they saw innovative practice throughout the hospital including new research taking place, and the Consultants and staff were noted as being highly motivated individuals, and all committed to providing high quality patient centred care.

We are currently recruiting for a Staff Nurse working within the Surgical Team

Our 24 bedded surgical unit offers Colorectal/Gynae/Urology/Transplant/Hepatobiliary and step down HDU. Providing living related donation for liver and renal, we are also one of a few private hospitals in the UK to offer Urethroplasty and are proud to also be part of the ERAS society. Our nurses come from a varied background with experience generally within one or more of these areas, however with the support of the team, they are expected to cover all surgical conditions, offering variety within their roles and providing them the ability to learn new skills

Job Description

As the Staff Nurse, working within a multidisciplinary team, you will plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care, ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered to our patients.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week working Long days/Nights /Weekends

Salary: £31,972-£35,169 (dependent on experience) + 9% Shift  enhancement and Benefits

Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell additional hours and excellent career development; offering 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

  • Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
  • Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs
  • Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives
  • Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedure
  • 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 and management

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • NMC Registration and PREP requirements
  • Experience within a general surgery setting
  • Phlebotomy Skills 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.

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.

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