Pre-Assessment Nurse

Recruiter
spire healthcare
Location
Tunbridge Wells
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Careers focused on people

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Pre-assessment Nurse. The successful applicant will provide exemplary planned care to all patients in pre-assessment and within the Outpatient Department. You will maintain and develop a professional working relationship with all client groups, ensuring that an efficient pre-assessment and counselling service is delivered.

Spire Tunbridge Wells is a 40 bedded acute hospital situated in rural Kent, located within five miles of Royal Tunbridge Wells and on the boundaries of West Sussex. The hospital offers a range of services and facilities including two operating theatres, a sterile services department, a dedicated endoscopy suite, and a diagnostic and imaging department with an MRI and CT scanner. There are outpatient and physiotherapy departments providing services six days a week.

Benefits

We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide pre-assessment delivery, ensuring all appropriate assessments are undertaken, liaising with Dieticians, Consultants and Radiology
  • Obtain and record an in depth medical history from patients
  • Phlebotomy
  • ECG
  • Spirometry test
  • Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Receive and review new referrals
  • Assist in maintaining and developing services
  • Acknowledge the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) and understand own responsibility as agreed with line manager in the prevention and control of HCAI

Who we are looking for

Registered Nurse with current NMC registration -we would consider a newly qualified Nurse, good communication skills, excellent organizational skills and time management and the ability to work autonomously are all essential. Previous experience in pre-assessment and outpatient settings and understanding of role are desirable

Who are we

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

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