Paediatric Staff Nurse (cardiac & Oncology)

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
15 Jul 2019
Ref
HCA13431-183241
Job Type
Permanent

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 Harley Street Clinic Children’s Hospital is one of the largest, most vibrant and innovative specialist centres for paediatric medicine in Europe.

We attract some of the world’s most highly-respected Paediatric Consultants and help children of all ages with complex medical problems, with particular expertise in oncology, neurosciences and cardiology. In fact, we’re the only independent hospital in the UK specialising in cardiac treatments for conditions present from birth.

We have the largest private PICU in the country, an Acute General Paediatric ward, a bespoke Paediatric Oncology Day Care Unit, a Haemato-oncology Unit and service for paediatric patients including bone marrow transplant and we’re continually investing in the latest technology and equipment.

We are recruiting for a Staff Nurse in our Cardiac & Oncology ward 

Job Description

As a Paediatric Staff Nurse, you will be responsible and accountable for the assessment of required care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of holistic care for children on our general surgical and medical ward.

You will be working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research, evidence based practice and the developmental of additional clinical skills in the speciality.

It will also be your responsibility to assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department with allocated resources. 

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week) permanent post.

The projected salary range is:  £30,000-£36,708 (Dependent on Skills & Experience) per annum + 9% Shift enhancement, pension scheme and more attractive flexible benefits

Shifts: flexible shifts on internal rotation (long days, nights, weekends) 

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.

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, assess, implement and evaluate programmes of care for individual children and to supervise junior staff in this activity.
  • Ensure an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for the children and their families.
  • 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.
  • Develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic, evidence based nursing care.
  • Ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed “best practice”.
  • Assist with ongoing education and training of families.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse with basic paediatric life support.
  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues and clinical governance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team and independently.

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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