Clinical Practice Facilitator-FTC
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.
We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Practice Facilitator based at The Wellington Hospital & Corporate
The Clinical Practice Facilitator is responsible for developing nursing practice and supporting the professional development of nursing staff across the facility. This includes the inpatient and outpatients departments on all campuses. This will include working closely with the Clinical Nurse Specialists to ensure a multi faceted approach to education and training and developing individual learning plans with staff, acting as a mentor and role model to nursing staff using evidenced based best practices to ensure highest level of nursing standards are upheld.
Hours: 22.5 pw (Job Share working Mon, Tues and Wed) Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: 17/11/2018
Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received
Duties & Responsibilities
- The post holder will assist the Modern Matrons and Clinical Service Managers in the development and review of training needs analysis and ensuring Nursing staff are competent and fit for practice as per NMC standards.
- Promote an environment that encourages learning and continual professional development as part of enhancing clinical nursing skills. The post holder will be expected to be highly visible, working alongside colleagues to deliver best practice.
- Involved in developing education and training programmes in line with service needs, assist in the delivery of education programmes and acting as a role model/supporting nurses in the clinical environment.
- Analyse, support and implement evidence based practice
- Implement clinical policy and review compliance
- Recognise and support the development of staff where there are issues regarding their capability
- Participate in the development of clinical supervision with all nursing staff
- Working alongside staff to ensure they are safe in their practice. To implement and monitor improvement plans following incidents
- Provide support for individual development, for both teaching and clinical practice
- To maintain and monitor a register of Safe Blood Transfusion competencies in line with legal requirements
- To maintain a register of mentors in line with NMC guidelines
- Interpret national guidelines and safety alerts
Skills & Experience
- Registered Nurse, Level 1 with current NMC Professional Registration
- 5 years post registration experience, with evidence of teaching experience
- ENB Certificate 100, 998, 254, 249 or equivalent surgical and medical experience
- Evidence of first line Management Training
- Degree in relevant subject area
- Nursing Mentorship Course
- Relevant teaching qualification desired
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.