Pediatric Staff Nurse Outpatients

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
HCA15521-192057
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

At The Harley Street Clinic, we provide a range of complex care services for adults, children and babies, specialising in oncology, cardiology and neuroscience. From open heart surgery on new-born babies to pioneering techniques to treat cancer, our clinicians work together to provide the best possible care and treatments for our patients. Our staff always go the extra mile in caring for our patients which can be demonstrated by our recent outstanding rating awarded by the CQC.

We have separate paediatric and adult intensive care units (ICUs), and our paediatric ICU is the largest private facility in Europe, with 18 beds. This allows us to support cardiology, cardiac, thoracic, cancer, spinal and other major treatments for children. We have 103 beds in total, including nine adult ICU beds offering the highest level of one-to-one care

We currently have a vacancy for a Part time Paediatric Staff Nurse  to work within the Outpatient nursing team to ensure the delivery of a quality and research-based service to our patients; both Children and Adults.

Job Description

To work as a skilled member of the nursing team, to provide a high standard of holistic family centered care to Paediatric and adult patients in an adult OPD centre. Ability to promote family centered care and establish good relationships with children and their families and the ability to work also with Adult patients.

Hours: 15 hours per week 

Salary between £33,037 and £36,708 plus HCA 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; 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

  • 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 Children's Nurse-RSCN
  • Experience relevant to specialist area desirable
  • Phlebotomy training
  • Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures
  • Manual Handling training
  • ILS 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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