Staff Nurse - Cardiac Ward (The Wellington Hospital) - London

The Wellington Hospital
London (Greater)
£31,630 - £35,822/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Develop your nursing career with HCA Healthcare UK - The World's largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016'.We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join our Cardiac team. Our cardiac services are led by some of the UK's top heart consultants, and supported by a highly skilled team of cardiac physiologists, radiographers and specialist nurses, giving the hospital the reputation for providing one of the largest private cardiology and cardiothoracic surgical programmes in Europe.Job Description
As a Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of patient care through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. You will work within our Cardiac ward which is a fast paced 25 bedded unit specialising in angioplasties, pace makers, defibrillators and acute cardiac/medical patients.
The ward involves Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic surgery with some liver, vascular and robotics as well as cardiac/medical conditions that require continuous monitoring and treatment. This ward also includes 5 day-case beds with a high turnaround of patients.
This is a full time, permanent post, 37.5 hours per week.Flexibility on day/night shifts is required throughout Monday - Friday and weekends.The salary range is £31,630 to £35,822 per annum, plus 9% shift enhancements and a comprehensive benefits package on top.Benefits include, mentorship programme training, structured career development, funded courses, health and wellbeing support system, private pension, private medical care cover, guaranteed annual salary review and much more.Duties & Responsibilities
To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care for cardiac patients.Work within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for senior staff in their absence.To demonstrate good clinical practice at all times.Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives.To record and interpret ECG as well as care for patients with chest drains, Epidural PCA and Femoral sheath removal.Skills & Experience
Registered General Nurse with full NMC registration.Experience in the field of Cardiology.Interventional Cardiology and/or Cardiothoracic surgery is advantageous.Ability to recognise cardiac rhythms.Monitoring experience with knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures.Excellent communication skills with good time management skills and the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.About The Facility
The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and circa 900 employees,s panning 5 sites. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas. .