Clinical Nurse Manager- Urgent Care

The Princess Grace Hospital
London, South East England
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

Located in the heart of London's esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 129 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. Our eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery and a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country.

The Urgent Care Centre is provides a service for patients with a variety of conditions including acute medical conditions such as respiratory and chest complaints; traumatic injuries; ear, nose and throat conditions; fractures, sprains and strains; stomach, bowel and bladder problems; minor wounds, burns, or cuts and grazes and general aches and pains.

The Centre is fully staffed by a dedicated team of doctors and nurses, led by a clinical director with an interest in Urgent Care.

Job Description

To provide effective Clinical Leadership and management of the Urgent Care department, enabling high quality care that is safe, effective and focused on patient experience.

Salary between £44,925 and £50,541 plus HCA benefits

37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA Healthcare UK facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains effective communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality standard of care is delivered.
  • Acts as a clinical expert for their speciality.
  • Is flexible and promotes innovations in practice.
  • Acts within and adheres to hospital policies, Care Quality Commission regulations and NMC requirements.
  • Develops and maintains a culture of patient centred care enabling staff to contribute to changes in overall care delivery on the ward.
  • Promote a caring environment where equality and diversity are respected.
  • Ensure effective admission and discharge planning with relevant members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure that accurate and timely record keeping is maintained in line with HCA policies and NMC standard for record keeping.
  • Challenge appropriately and confidently where standards of care fall below that which is expected.
  • Participate in clinical audit and implement actions based on audit results to enable changes in practice.

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Health professional
  • Relevant post graduate clinical and management qualification/experience
  • Minimum of five years post graduate experience
  • Previous involvement in supporting nurse education
  • Previous involvement in recruitment and retention planning
  • Extensive experience within the speciality

About The Individual

An excellent team builder and motivator, you will be a proactive manager with the ability to prioritize under pressure.