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Specialist Nurse - Spinal

Job Description

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 58 hospitals in the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare’s Clementine Churchill Hospital in London has a vacancy for a Specialist Nurse - Spinal to join their team of staff within the Orthopedicsl Department.

This post is Part-time for 25 hours per week

It is essential that applicants have the following:

  • Valid NMC Registration
  • Teaching and assessing (ENB 998) or equivalent.
  • Understanding of NMC Code of professional conduct
  • Highly developed communication, organisational and influencing skills
  • PG Diploma or MSc Orthopaedic/Surgical Care Practice
  • Previous acute spinal/orthopaedic experience
  • Previous pre-assessment experience

Working knowledge of the independent sector preferred, but not essential

Duties of this role include:

  • Provide specialist nurse services for patients undergoing Orthopaedics / Spinal procedures, both inpatients and outpatients.
  • Liaise with the Theatre management team in the booking and organisation of surgical procedures.
  • Undertake preoperative assessment of patients, assisting surgeons with preoperative preparation of patients for surgery, organising diagnostic tests.
  • Set up a database which details the surgical treatment plan, clinical results, post-surgery treatment and to support in completing.
  • Organise and attend MDT’s and participate in presentations and conferences promoting hospital business as requested.
  • Support nursing staff to develop their knowledge and skills in orthopaedics.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Being the UK’s largest private healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare is able to offer staff excellent training support and progression potential, making this an excellent place to work.

Independent sector employer – BMI Healthcare employment terms and conditions apply.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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