Pre-Assessment Lead Nurse

Dorset, Bournemouth / Poole, Dorset
£32000 - £41000 per annum + + gym & healthcare
02 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Nuffield Health
Acute Care
Job Role
Staff Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Pre-Operative Assessment Lead Nurse -Bournemouth

Are you looking to progress in your career and be recognised for the development and learning you have gained since becoming a registered Theatre Practitioner? Would you like to challenge yourself further and look to not only provide a quality standard of care to your patients but also guide and support others to do the same?

For a confidential chat, please email where we can answer any questions. Get in touch today!

What's in it for you?

On joining our agile and highly energised multidisciplinary team you'll have a fantastic opportunity to use your skills and experience across a range of specialties and levels of complexity whilst developing your team.

Supported by our Clinical Head of Department, Lorraine Hampton you will be responsible for managing and developing the Pre-operative assessment (POA) service ensuring safe and effective pre-operative care. The post holder will be responsible for the quality and monitoring of performance within the POA department, as well as managing and supporting all members of the team.

The work is exciting, varied and challenging, the multiple specialities will enable you to develop new skills and grow. We actively support you to be the best you can be in your role while also offering opportunities to progress.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. This includes; Supporting your re-validation, free gym membership, 25 days' annual holiday (increasing with service), private healthcare, CPD and a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance - so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

About Nuffield Bournemouth Hospital

Our Hospital is a 42 bedded hospital with a 2 bedded PPCU within walking distance of the Bournemouth Town Centre. The Hospital is made up of 5 buildings with 5 car parks for patients and Consultants and all staff park in a leased car park about 200 yards from the main Hospital. The hospital has two laminar flow operating theatres and one non laminar flow theatre as well as a Cardiac Cath Lab and an endoscopy unit along with two minor treatment rooms in the outpatient department. There is a large radiology department with fixed CT & MRI and again all is enabled to take Cardiac patients for Diagnostic tests as well. Inpatient and Outpatient physiotherapy is provided within the hospital along with a Hydrotherapy pool as well. Our main specialities are orthopaedics, Cosmetics, Ophthalmology and Cardiology. We also care for patients needing treatment within the specialties of Gynaecology, Urology, General Surgery, Max Fax and Chronic Pain. We provide outpatient services for dermatology, cardiology, neurology and rheumatology.

We pride ourselves on great patient feedback and are a very welcoming and friendly hospital who care for our staff as well as our patients.

About you

To be considered as a Lead Nurse, you'll be qualified with an appropriate professional body, such as NMC.

Candidates will have experience working and leading in a Pre-Assessment Department. Candidates should have experience in carrying out face to face and telephone Pre-Assessments, as well as being competent demonstrating an advanced level of assessment skills with analysis of clinical findings to determine fitness to proceed to surgery.

Excellent English language skills, IT literacy and the ability to comply with NMC standards for record keeping is essential.

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation.

Salary - upto 36k dependent on skills and experience
Location - Bournemouth

What to do next

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact in our friendly talent acquisition team.

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.

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