Registered Nurse - Paediatrics (Bank)
BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 58 hospitals in the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.
BMI Healthcare’s Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow has a vacancy for a Registered Nurse to join their team of staff within the Paediatrics Department on a Bank basis.
Working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.
Shifts vary, department opens at 07.30 and closes at 22.00hrs Monday to Friday. 07.30 – 15.00 hrs on Saturdays.
Applicants should have the following:
- Registered Children's Nurse
- Up to date knowledge in acute paediatric medicine / surgery
- Awareness about Safeguarding Children processes
- Aware of NMC code
- Basic workload / shift management
- Excellent communication skills
- Basic IT skills
Post-registration clinical course / qualification Desirable
Duties of this role include:
- To provide safe and effective care to allocated cohorts of patients without direct supervision.
- To plan, implement and evaluate plans of patient care.
- To ensure that own nursing practice is in accordance with hospital policies and guidelines and that professional practice is in accordance with the NMC Code.
- To supervise unregistered members of staff i.e. Student Nurses and Healthcare Assistants, and ensure that tasks delegated to them are appropriate for delegation and that completion of tasks is monitored.
- To bring to the attention of the department manager / senior member of nursing staff within the hospital, any factors that inhibit the delivery of high quality, safe, effective care or any instances or evidence of poor quality clinical care.
- To assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and participation in the Clinical Governance agenda.
- To participate in investigations arising from complaints or incidents / near misses.
- To actively participate in staff meetings, forums and development programmes in order to support development of service and maintenance of high quality care.
- To work with senior staff to ensure the ward environment is conducive to satisfactory and continuing education and training programmes.
Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.
Being the UK’s largest private healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare is able to offer staff excellent training support and progression potential, making this an excellent place to work.