Paediatric Staff Nurse - Outpatients
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HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016
The Lister Hospital has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties. For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it’s the career destination of choice.
Our Outpatients department offers a wide range of services and practice at the leading edge of medicine and provides flexible consulting options, as well as a range of support services and we continually re-invest in our facilities to deliver world-class private medical care. Our outpatient department at comprises 17 consulting rooms, three treatment rooms, one colposcopy room and a plaster room.
As a Paediatric Staff Nurse you will be involved in all aspects of running a high performing service that delivers excellent customer service to our patients. As the sole paediatric nurse you will cover a varied caseload, you will be able to promote family centred care and establish good relationships with children and their families and provide advice to colleagues.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week (Covering between 8am and 8pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £31,630 - £35,822 and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Plan, assess, implement and evaluate programmes of care for individual children and to supervise junior staff in this activity.
- Act as an advocate for the child and family, providing them with information and support and directing them to the relevant support services where appropriate
- Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events.
- Be the subject matter expert on paediatric services
- Monitoring patients and performing phlebotomy
Skills & Experience
Ideally a dual qualified nurse, however we will consider a purely child registered nurse. Working in an outpatient setting and experience with orthopaedic and/or gynae cases is highly desirable.
About The Individual
You will need to be an excellent team player who will take initiative and ownership of their own work to ensure a streamlined service for our patients. This environment will also require you to be highly organised and adaptable to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!