Senior Staff Nurse Endoscopy

The Lister Hospital
London, South East England
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

Begin 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 campus in South West London, part of HCA Healthcare UK; a group of award-winning private hospitals in London, has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties.

The campus encompasses one of the most famous landmarks in Chelsea, The Lister Hospital located next to Chelsea Bridge; The Chelsea Outpatients Centre, a modern and contemporary private diagnostic and treatment facility on the famous Chelsea Kings Road, a purpose-built Outpatients Clinic at Sydney Street, and our private outpatient physiotherapy service and independent private general practice at the Chelsea Medical Centre.

Our campus includes a 57 bedded inpatient service across three floors, with a brand new Inpatient Oncology Service, a six-bedded Critical Care Unit and comprehensive Outpatient Clinic services. We are also proud to house one of the most widely recognised leading fertility centres in the UK, The Lister Fertility Clinic.

For medical professionals who value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy with a real team spirit, The Lister Hospital Campus is the career destination of choice.

Job Description

Our busy Endoscopy Unit currently consists of one procedure room with three patient beds as well as access to inpatient beds. The department undertakes a range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP and capsule endoscopy. We are currently renovating and expand the unit, whilst working towards JAG accreditation.

As the Senior Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Endoscopy Unit. You will work effectively within the team, supervising, coaching and developing junior staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary, as well as being confident working independently. You will promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the day surgery department.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Working Monday - Friday between 8am & 6pm, there is also an oncall commitment)

Salary: £35,673 - £40,401 + 4% shift enhancement and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Closing date: 1st August 2017

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Benefits: 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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, plan and deliver direct 1 to 1 care, based on individual patient and family needs
  • Assisting in endoscope procedures
  • Ensure all patient charges are captured
  • Check and report faulty equipment
  • Assist in the smooth running of the surgical lists/departmental activities
  • Responsible for Medications Management
  • Attend team briefing of patient list
  • Oversee junior members of the team
  • Provide patients and families with information regarding the care and management of their condition

Skills & Experience

For this role, you will need experience within an endoscopy/theatre setting including ENT, gynae and general surgery or endoscopy in a preparation or recovery setting. You will also have experience of mentoring and have a desire to work towards ENB998.

About The Individual

The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills with people from a wide variety of backgrounds. They will be able to work in a multi-cultural setting, adaptable to working alone or with different groups, and be able to liaise with professionals at all levels. They will be a team player and have an ability to lead and motivate a team, developing their team to enhance performance. The successful candidate will have excellent time management and presentation skills.