Staff Nurse | Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery
The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, where we pride ourselves on our values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything we do.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse (E Grade) to join our Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Unit located on the 2nd Floor of the Duchess of Devonshire building in Central London, W1G 6JA.
Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We have circa 1200 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise. Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres. Other premises include, The Duchess of Devonshire Wing, The London Clinic Eye Centre and 4 premises providing consulting room suites and diagnostic services.
Our Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery Unit comprises of 17 rooms all with en-suite facilities. We provide surgical care to patients with a range of diagnostics from the different specialties, including Plastics and Reconstructive, Breast Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Inpatient ENT and Ophthalmology as well as Investigative Procedures.
As a Staff Nurse, you will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care, ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered to our patients.
- Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week. Shifts include, Long Days including Weekends (7:45am to 8:15pm).
- Salary: The attractive salary range for this role is £35,715 - £40,008 (Inclusive), and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
- Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 25 day’s annual leave, season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide individualised patient care of the highest standard.
- Promote a patient focused approach to care as well as safe practice and professional conduct.
- Encourage good working relationships within the multidisciplinary team, to ensure the effective care and treatment of patients.
- Coordinate the patients discharge arrangements and complete patient documentation correctly.
- Supervise junior staff in the delivery of care and help maintain a suitable learning environment for staff.
- Contribute to research and development programmes as well as uphold quality initiatives that improve ‘customer care’ and participate in the audit process for monitoring and reviewing nursing Quality.
Skills & Experience
- Registered Nurse with valid NMC pin.
- Post registration surgical and/or medical experience.
- Experience of Plastic surgery nursing and working in breast care management would be desirable.
- Knowledge relating to quality assurance and the principles of quality control.
- Awareness of evidence based practice and the importance of research based care.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to prioritise own workload effectively and work as part of a team.
We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.
Join a supportive and warm working culture, where your contribution is valued, and you can help us deliver our three core values: Caring, Inspiring and Pioneering, which summarise our belief in integrity, compassion and high quality service.