Deputy Chief Nursing Officer

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
07 Aug 2018
17 Aug 2018
Job Type
Develop your career with HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital. We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Chief Nursing Officer to join our senior management team at The Princess Grace Hospital in London (W1U 5NY). Located in the heart of London’s esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has over 400 employees and 127 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, as well as eight fully-equipped theatres including three laminar flow theatres.

Job Description

The Deputy Chief Nursing Officer will provide support to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in providing day-to-day clinical leadership, management and operational direction across The Princess Grace Hospital. This is a full-time, permanent role working 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) plus Exec on-call responsibilities. The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £70,000 - £85,000 and will be dependent upon skills and experience. Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions. Please note we will close this role early if a suitable number of applications are received.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide professional nursing leadership across the hospital ensuring that an appropriate structure is in place to support nursing and Health care assistants at all levels • Take the lead responsibility for ensuring adequate clinical governance in respect to nursing services and medical residents • Develop a local strategic plan for nursing (to include, but not limited to, education, research, practice development and clinical audits) in order to meet service and specialty needs • Establish effective working relationships and communication within the hospital, across the HCA group and institutions relevant to the hospital • As a core member of the hospital team, the Deputy CNO will play a significant role in leading, planning and commissioning new services as well as identifying continuous improvement to current services • Develop, maintain and continuously review standards of patient care. Devise and apply programmes for evaluating compliance and implementing professional nursing policies and standards • Responsible and accountable for all resources and budgetary provisions applicable to nursing within the hospital • Contribute to the change agenda and initiatives within the HCA Healthcare Group collaboratively with key stakeholders to achieve strategic and operational change

Skills & Experience

• Registered General Nurse with significant senior nursing and operational management experience • Proven experience within acute care settings, including, Theatres, ITU, Surgical, Orthopaedics, Oncology etc • Relevant post graduate qualification, including degree level education • Experience in leading successful change management and quality improvements • A confident communicator with a can do attitude, passion for nursing and the ability to work calmly in pressured environments

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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