Staff Nurse - Pre-Assessment

Recruiter
spire healthcare
Location
Chatham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
1239712730
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Spire Alexandra Hospital are expanding their services and has a newly created opportunity for a staff nurse in the pre-operative assessment unit. The successful person will work as a part of team which provides exemplary planned care to all patients in pre-assessment, ensuring that an efficient pre-assessment and counselling service is delivered.
The Spire Alexandra hospital is located in Kent approximately eight miles from Maidstone and five miles from Chatham. We offer everything from health screening and checks, to acute and minor surgery through to professional recovery and rehabilitation. Our facilities boast two laminar flow theatres and 32 beds across two ward areas, an endoscopy suite, imaging department, physiotherapy and outpatient consulting rooms.

Duties and responsibilities
  • The successful nurse will pre-assess all planned surgical patients and work within the inpatient and day care units
  • You will review and interpret patient questionnaires to provide the appropriate assessment and manage an individual caseload
  • You will be expected to run your own clinics
  • Present information to patients and communicate and build solid working relationships with consultants

Who we're looking for
  • Current NMC registration
  • Experience working in pre-assessment or a surgical environment
  • ECG and Phlebotomy trained
  • Ideally hold the Pre-Assessment qualification
  • Competence across a range of nursing skills
  • Experience of working in teams with minimum supervision

Benefits
We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.
Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.
For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please email [... Click Apply...]
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