Neonatal Matron - Weekdays Only - London

HCL Permanent
London (Greater)
£50,000 - £55,594/Year
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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HCL is recruiting for the Best Private Hospital in Central London. Ideal Candidate will be offered excellent relocation Package with accommodation. Please Have a Look at Job Description below

Working hours 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday Only

The Portland Hospital is the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. Our inpatient and outpatient specialties reflect this, providing clinical expertise in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Women`s Health.

The Portland Neonatal Unit consists of 6 cots, 3 of which are Intensive Care and 3 Special Care. The unit serves the maternity department which carries out approximately 2,000 deliveries a year with women attending for delivery from throughout the UK and abroad. The caseload ranges from premature infants, infants with congenital and surgical diagnosis to infants requiring short term nursing support. Most will remain within the unit, with a small number of infants with cardiac and complex surgical diagnosis being transferred to Harley Street Clinic for further treatment.

Job Description

The Neonatal Matron will provide operational and clinical leadership to the team and support the Maternity and Neonatal Services Manager in developing the neonatal service. Highly visible and actively educating the nursing team, you will ensure that they have the skills to deliver the needs of the nursing service in a safe, efficient and effective way.

The post holder will maintain a very high profile within the hospital in order to develop and maintain positive Consultant relationships and promote and enhance patient focused care.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Monitor and maintain standards of clinical practice

- Lead care and demonstrate by example high standards of clinical care

- Maintain personal contact with patients and relatives and assist staff in dealing with complaints

- Provide leadership and support to the Maternity and Neonatal Services Manager and the nursing teams and act to as a role model

- Share best practice and drive improvement in patient care

- Support the Maternity and Neonatal Services Manager in developing the annual training needs analysis and practice development plan for the unit

- Ensure the floor rosters meet the needs of the service and patient safety is maintained

- Understand the principles of good workforce planning to meet department targets

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.