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Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics

The Lister Hospital
£31,630 - £35,822 /Year

Job Description

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 Lister Hospital has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties. For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it's the career destination of choice.

Our highly specialised newly refurbished Orthopaedic department offers the full range of orthopaedic investigations and treatments ranging from the simple to the most complex surgery. It is provided by leading consultants from many of London's top teaching hospitals.

In return we'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Job Description

As a staff nurse within the orthopaedic unit, the core of your role will be to assess, plan, deliver and implement a high standard of nursing care, ensuring that the individual needs of the patient are responded to. This will involve tact and sensitivity when liaising with consultants, staff, patients, visitors and other internal/external departments whilst also consistently maintaining a high level of clinical practice.

Salary: £31,630 - £35,822 + shift enhancement

Hours: Full time week and weekend, day and night shifts (typical shifts 08:00-20:30/20:00-08:30)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients undergoing procedures

  • Plan and deliver care for admissions and discharges

  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action

  • Maintenance of accurate records

  • Decontamination of equipment and ensuring equipment is in good working order

  • Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy

  • Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care

  • All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence

Skills & Experience

  • RGN, NMC registered with PIN

  • Previous recent experience in an orthopaedic environment

  • Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English

  • Good working knowledge of using It systems, e.g. MS Office suite

About The Individual

The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team. They will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will be personable in their manner and have a keen interest in developing their career.

Contact Info

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HCA Healthcare
ref. HCA06260

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