Senior Surgical Nurse - Private Hospital
New Year, New Change??
Dear Nurses, I have one of the Best Hospital in central London looking for senior band 6 Surgical nurse.
Ideal Nurse will be given great salary, career progression with accommodation
The Senior Critical Staff Nurse will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate highest standards of nursing for all patients between High Dependency and Surgical Ward working within a team, supervising and directing junior staff enabling the provision of a high quality woman centred surgical service.
The Senior Staff Nurses will rotate between the Portland Hospital and The Harley St Clinic in order to enhance their critical care skills and competencies.
Salary between £40,401 plus HCA benefits
Working hours 37.5 per week (staff rota to include nights, weekends and public holidays)
Duties & Responsibilities
•Act as a role model, assisting colleagues to develop advanced knowledge and skills in order to benefit the treatment and care of patients in both a High Dependency and ward setting within the Hospital.
•Independently assess patient care requirements, deliver planned nursing care in agreement with the patient or the main carer as appropriate, demonstrate effective evaluation of nursing interventions and initiate newly planned care accordingly, ensuring patient advocacy is maintained at all times.
•Demonstrate clinical credibility and advanced nursing practice within the physical assessment of a patient.
•Continuously deliver plans of care, whilst taking into consideration consultant preferences, monitoring nursing outcomes and evaluating and adapting plans of care and reporting to the ward team/ medical staff / Matron as appropriate.
•Communicate with consultants and organise the transfer/discharge of patients from the High Dependency Unit to the ward.
•Shift leader guide junior staff and take overall responsibility for the assessment of patients and delivery of care plans by utilization of advanced skills.
•Assist and support staff to attain their core clinical competencies and be part of the assessment process.
•Assist on referrals to other clinical groups within the Hospital and to external groups. Work with junior staff / health care assistant / students and delegate and supervise care in a fair and equitable manner.
•Recognise the signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient and initiate early interventions in a calm and co-ordinated manner. Take the lead in emergency situations and carry out evaluation of care post emergency care situations.
•Advise other clinical areas/ departments with regards the needs of the critically ill patient/ acting as resource for ward areas.
•Demonstrate a good working knowledge of women’s health surgery including gynaecology and breast surgery.
•Take overall responsibility for ensuring nursing procedures reflect evidence-based practice by continuously participating in the review of policies/ procedures/ protocols and guidelines.
•To be responsible for the day to day shift co-ordination of the ward, providing nursing leadership, guidance and expert clinical advice.
•Deal with complex situations and take appropriate action in emergency or unforeseen situations.