Senior Staff Nurse - Radiology

The Wellington Hospital
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

Develop 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.

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Staff Nurse to join our Imaging department at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London. Our Imaging team covers a wide range of procedures, including: Angiograms, Stent Injections, Balloon Angioplasty, CT-guided Nerve Root Injections, and Interventional Radiology Nursing and Imaging.

Join one of the world's leading private healthcare providers for a fantastic opportunity to work with world class specialists, at the height of their careers who will support you in developing yours.

Job Description

As the Senior Staff Nurse within the Imaging department, you will report to the Imaging Sister and will provide a customer focused high quality nursing service to our patients and service users.

The Senior Staff Nurse will strive for and maintain the best standard of clinical standards and efficiency for our users at all times. The role will require rotation throughout all of the imaging modalities (Interventional Radiology, CT, MRI and Core Services) and throughout all of the imaging sites within The Wellington.

Hours: 37.5 per week (Unit open Monday - Friday from 09:00 - 20:00, with additional evening and weekend on-call)

Salary: £35,673 - £40,401

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide a professional standard of excellence in nursing services for all patients.
  • Become competent in all areas of Imaging Nursing, including assisting in Interventional Radiology cases, biopsies, imaging guided drainages and therapeutic procedures.
  • Share clinical knowledge with multi disciplinary colleagues both formally (through CPD sessions/clinical competency forms) and informally (ad hoc teaching/training opportunities).
  • Participate in regular mandatory training relating to Safeguarding Vulnerable adults and children, ensuring compliance in escalation of any safeguarding concerns.
  • Assist bookings clerks and Radiographers in the booking of immediate appointments.
  • Form an effective working relationship with Consultants, medical, Radiographic and administrative staff within the Department and the hospital as a whole.

Skills & Experience

  • Hold a BSc (or equivalent) in Nursing and hold a current UK NMC registration meeting PREP requirements.
  • Demonstrate commitment to theatre/Imaging nursing through CPD/protocol development within a radiology area.
  • Have a portfolio of relevant CPD
  • Have experience in mentoring.
  • Post Graduate qualification within imaging or another relevant area

About The Individual

The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad range of effective communication skills and show some understanding of how emotional impact, together with an awareness of our behaviour, impacts on others.

Being patient focused and demonstrating effective communication to patients, will be the key to the success of this role.