We are looking for a dynamic Spinal Nurse to join our client's busy Spine Unit. This involves working within a dedicated Outpatient Unit as well as coordinating the patient pathway on days where patients attend for theatre procedures. Ideally, you will have experience of working in an acute hospital setting, but most of all you will have a passion to deliver excellent patient care.
The London Spine Unit has an unrivalled reputation. You will be responsible for helping ensure its smooth running and providing quality pre-assessments for patients across the Hospital, including Outpatients. The Unit treats over 3,000 patients per year so you will need to thrive in a busy environment. It would also be desirable if you have Orthopaedic, Spinal or OPD experience.
Located on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, our client's luxury private Hospital has an international reputation for providing the highest quality of care to patients and is unique in that all profits fund our onsite Hospice.
Your key responsibilities
•Provide spinal out patient nursing, advice and support, pre admission assessment and discharge information and follow up, as well as being available to provide telephone advice and support.
•Coordinate the patient pathway on days where patients are attending for theatre procedures and attend post operative reviews, contributing to the decision making process, plan of care and discharge arrangements.
•Work closely with the Spinal Consultants regarding both Outpatient and support for ward staff where required for spinal in-patients
•Work with and support ward managers/clinical staff to identify areas where changes in practice are required, also where opportunities exist for improving treatment and support of patients