Senior Staff Nurse
Permanent, FT - 37.5 hrs
Up to £41,000 plus enhancements
Are you an experienced Surgical Nurse looking for a new challenge?Come and work for one of UK's largest private hospitals based in London where they don't just care for their patients, they care for their staff.Client Information:
Our client is one of London's leading private hospitals and one of the largest in the UK, with over 30 years of experience providing world class healthcare. They offer services to inpatient's, day case and outpatients and a range of specialties with rapid assessment, intervention and treatment. The hospital has undergone huge redevelopment to further expand the hospital and develop the services they offer making them truly specialist with the ability to offer cutting edge technology with world class disciplinary teams.
We are currently looking to recruit some Senior Staff Nurses to work on the General Surgery ward of the hospital. The facility covers a range of specialties, including a step down HDU, so you will work across different fields and diversify your skills set
Working alongside the Unit Manager on the ward you will be responsible for ensuring the right standard of care is provided to all patients at all time. Your responsibility will cover all aspects of acute patient care. As a Senior member of staff you will be in charge of the shifts and supervise all junior members of staff on the ward and also deputising for the Sisters and Nurse Managers in their absence. Part of your role will involve bed planning and ensuring that you have enough staff on the ward at all times to adequately care for all of the patients on the ward at all times. You will have an innate ability to quickly identify any issues or concerns and act accordingly. You will also participate in ward rounds and assist medical staff with clinical procedures when required.
Hours are working full time, rotation of long days and nightsTo be considered for this role you will:
Extensive experience of working in a surgical ward
A&E, ITU or HDU experience is desirable
IV, Phlebotomy and Cannulation
Management of TPN, stoma's of VAC's dressings
Be a good team leader
Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
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