Outpatients Staff Nurse @ the London Breast Institute

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
10 Apr 2019
Ref
HCA13775-163815
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
Permanent

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

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 129 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. Our eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery and a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country.

We are recruiting for a Clinic Staff Nurse to work @ The London Breast Institute

The London Breast Institute, part of the Princess Grace hospital, brings together world-renowned specialists in the field of breast cancer and represents a significant development in the treatment of breast disease in the independent sector in the UK.

With expertise from screening to reconstruction there is no better equipped independent provider in the UK. 

Job Description

The Role of the Staff Nurse is central to the patient experience at The London Breast Institute, as part of a multidisciplinary team the Staff Nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate high standards of nursing care, providing vital support to patients and their families and supporting the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Salary between £31,972-£35,169 (dependent on experience) plus HCA benefits: 

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 and 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.

Working hours 37.5 per week, working hours Mon-Fri between 8am and 6pm (some flexibility required)

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family’s needs assisting the patient and the surgical team during outpatient visits to The London Breast Institute
  • Management of patients who are having interventional radiology procedures and minor operations
  • Abide by all rules and regulations relating to radiation protection
  • Decontaminate equipment, ensuring it is in good working order
  • Post-operative wound care
  • Deputise for Senior Staff Nurses
  • Plan and deliver care for admissions and discharges
  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
  • All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence

Skills & Experience

  • RGN, NMC registered with PIN
  • Knowledge of breast screening pathways desirable
  • Interest in breast cancer care, surgery, treatment and holistic needs would be a valuable asset to applicants
  • Previous recent imaging/radiology experience desirable
  • Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English
  • Organisational skills essential in order to assist in managing this busy practice
  • ALS/ILS trained

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 to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and 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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