Registered Nurse - Surgical Ward - Private Hospital 171

15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Duties of this role include:
To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the ward nursing team
To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors
To assist Senior Staff in their management of the hospital's wards and to provide effective leadership and management in their absence
To plan and implement nursing care of individual patients
To take charge of the ward in absence of Sister and Senior Staff Nurse
To provide support and guidance for junior staff members
To ensure that ward operational policies are maintained and complied with; to advise senior staff of any amendments considered desirable
To participate in a programme of Quality Assurance as directed by staff
To ensure that all Health and Safety policies and other relevant legislation procedures are read, understood and complied with as far as is reasonably practicable
To assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical audits
To act as a resource for all bank and agency staff as necessary and ensure full understanding of Health & Safety requirements
To assist in other wards or departments as required by the Director of Clinical Services
To exercise economy in the use of drugs, dressings and equipment, providing a safe and cost effective service

Applicants should meet the following criteria:
RGN or post EN conversion course with full UK registration
Post registration clinical course (desirable)
Up to date knowledge in acute medicine / surgery
Aware of NMC code of accountability
Basic ward management
Surgical experience in orthopaedics / gynae / general surgery / cosmetics beneficial.
Proven experience in an acute hospital

Salary & Benefits:
The company offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:
Healthcare Scheme
Dental Plan
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
Gym membership discount

For more information please contact the Permanent Recruitment Team at Capita Healthcare Recruitment

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