Orthopaedic Nurse - London

Healthcare Recruitment UK
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Orthopaedic Nurse

The Organisation

Healthcare Recruitment UK are partnering with a World Class Orthopaedic and Sports Injury company to help fill several vacancies.

The group run outpatient and diagnostics clinics in London, and are a Centre of Excellence in the treatment and diagnosis of Musculoskeletal conditions – both surgical and non-surgical.

The consultants are some of the world’s best, at the forefront of their fields. They attract high profile clients, with stars such as Tennis World Number 1 Andy Murray regularly
receiving treatment here.

The company is experiencing a healthy rate of growth, and is dedicated to maintaining this in the future, hoping to open more 5* facilities throughout the UK.

The Senior Management Team are very supportive of their employees, and they take a great amount of pride in the services they deliver. If you’re interested in Orthopaedics, this is the place to work!

Role Summary

As Orthopaedic Nurse, you will become part of a talented, dedicated team of people committed to providing the very best in Orthopaedic and sports injury care. Our aim is to create an outstanding place to work; one that is friendly and supportive, as well as rewarding on a personal and professional level.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the clinic working closely with the Outpatient Sister to ensure a seamless package of care to all patients.

Principal Accountabilities:

Deliver skilled practical nursing care and participate in the monitoring of planning, delivery and evaluation of individualised patient care in relevant areas of practice.
Prepare and maintain clinical records of patient care in line with NMC standards for records and record keeping.
Administer treatments and care to patients following policies and in accordance with Consultant protocols.
Meet legal and statutory requirements e.g. Health and Safety, COSHH Regulations, Manual Handling and the control of drugs.
Participate in the implementation and evaluation of standards of care within the department.
Provide support and training to other members of staff, such as staff orientation and procedures andvequipment handling.
Continue to develop clinical knowledge and professional skills of practice.
Ensure completion of mandatory training within 3 months of start date.
Report to Outpatient Sister any complaints, accidents, incidents and near misses both verbally and in writing.
Monitor and maintain clinic equipment and manage any deficiency in services.
Adhere to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.