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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Spinal

The Wellington Hospital
£39,174 - £45,419 /Year

Job Description

About The Facility

Develop your nursing career with HCA Healthcare UK - World's largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016

The Wellington is a leading private hospital in St Johns Wood, West London with an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare. The hospital has gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas and offers a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation and gynaecology.

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic Spinal Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Wellington Hospital. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will work as a core member of the multi-disciplinary Spinal team using your clinical expertise to co-ordinate high quality care and treatment of patients requiring Spinal services across the facility. This will include supporting both pre-operative assessment and post-operative care of patients including follow up after discharge.

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent post and you will be required to work from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am - 4pm (flexibility around these daily hours).

The projected salary range is £39,174 - £45,419 per annum plus a comprehensive benefits package on top. This includes, mentorship programme training, structured career development, funded courses, health and wellbeing support system, private pension, private medical care cover, guaranteed annual salary review and much more.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To act as a role model and provide supervision in the clinical area demonstrating advanced clinical specialist skills in order to provide the highest standard of individualised evidence based, patient centred care while supervising the work of others.
  • Promoting the educational programme within the hospital working closely with our fantastic Nursing teams, Consultants and other Healthcare Professionals.
  • To assist in compliance with National Regulations including NICE guidance and CQC expectations within the field of Spinal nursing management.
  • To assist in audit of the inpatient service, including patient satisfaction and patient outcome measures. To act on results of audit in collaboration with colleagues to continually monitor and develop the service.
  • To identify staff training needs, and provide group and individual teaching to nursing staff on aspects of spinal care, to support the development of specialist knowledge. Liaise with the education department, medical, nursing and other education providers to develop and deliver training programmes that meet the needs of our staff.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registered Nurse.
  • Experience at a similar level with extensive relevant post registration experience including experience in a relevant Spinal surgery setting.
  • Post basic qualification in clinical specialty related to practice area.
  • Recognised teaching qualification or evidence of Masters level learning would be advantageous.
  • Confident decision maker, with a focus on improvement and development.
  • Excellent communication with effective management, problem solving and decision making skills.

About The Individual

HCA Healthcare UK offers ground-breaking innovation, leading the way in complex care. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your career and we are committed to helping you achieve this by providing appraisals, mentorship and further training / development opportunities.

We can offer you close knit and supportive teams as well as a wonderful location to work being in the heart of St Johns Wood.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process. We look forward to meeting you.

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HCA Healthcare
ref. HCA06733

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