Lead Gynaecology Registered

Recruiter
Ritz Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Registered Gynaecology Nurse


Reports to: Head of Treatment
Terms: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Location: London

My client who is a private clinic/hospital is looking for an active and ambitious NMC Registered Nurse who is keen to learn and progress in their career.
This role requires an exceptional and 5* level of care to patients and their families in the private sector. Ideally, you will be a good communicator who is able to work well as part of a team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess, plan, document and deliver professional care to meet patients and families needs
  • Administer prescribed medications
  • Order appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, evaluate and record the results
  • Demonstrate good clinical practice and to be accountable for own actions
  • Contribute to research based care and other proactive development initiatives
  • Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedure
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Supervise and direct junior staff where necessary
  • Respect and ensure patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Maintain skill and knowledge in using various medical devices such as Electronic foetal monitors, defibrillators, Suction pumps and other Gynae unit instruments
  • Educate patients and families regarding breast feeding, newborn care, C-section care etc
  • Follow all policies and protocols of the hospital with limited variations
  • Maintain skills and knowledge by participating various nurse education programs, seminars, staff meetings, workshops and other online nurse education programs.
  • Experience of gynaecological procedures such as colposcopy etc. to assist doctors

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

  • Registration qualification & appropriate experience to specialty being recruited to - NMC Registered Nurse (RN/Adult)
  • Understanding of the NMC code of professional conduct
  • Strong Gynaecology clinical experience
  • Proficient in all aspects of medical and surgical nursing
  • Eligible to work within the UK
  • Subject to DBS checks
  • Evidence of relevant courses/ experience
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in adult nursing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of outpatient processes and procedures
  • Able to adapt to ensure achievement of objectives within constantly changing situations and environments
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate in a sensitive, sympathetic manner with tact and understanding of patients` needs
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Ability to plan and prioritise care for patients

Desirable

  • Degree or diploma in healthcare
  • Substance misuse experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and national care standards
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance
  • Experience of current clinical software
  • Experience of using electronic patient records
  • Good IT skills
  • Outpatient department experience
  • Flexibility in working hours