Senior Staff Nurse Surgical Wards Surrey-Guildford Permanent, FT - 37.5 hrs Up to £36,000
Your career if you if you make the right choice could be with this leading private hospital organisation. Multiple specialties. Various locations. Leading consultants. Client Information: Our client has over 200 locations all across the UK & are able to offer Nurses roles in various areas including Theatre, Ward and Outpatients. They cover a range of medical and surgical specialties including Orthopaedics, Oncology, Cardiac, Cosmetic, Ophthalmology, and Paediatric & General. They are a not for profit organisation who continuously reinvest their profits not only into the improving the business, but also into the people who work there.
Opportunities: We are currently looking to recruit a Staff nurse to join the Surgical Ward team of one of their leading hospitals based in Guildford. This state of the art facility boasts 4 operating Theatres ( +1 digital operation), a chemotherapy unit, acute dependency unit and 49 en-suite private bedrooms.
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. To be considered for this role you will have extensive experience of working in a surgical ward across multiple specialties. As part of your daily duties will involve IV, Phlebotomy and Cannulation you will be competent in these areas along with experience in management of TPN, stoma's and VAC's dressings. In this role you will work as part of a team and therefore be expected to be a good team leader and lead by example. Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure is an essential part of the role along with good communication and computer skills.