The Wellington Hospital
1 Jul 2016
London, Greater London, England
Ward nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 35673 - 40401 Per year
Closing date:
28 Dec 2016

About The Facility
The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas. We offer a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics and acute neurological rehabilitation.

We are excited to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a Senior Staff Nurse to join our Cardiac team. Our cardiac services are led by some of the UK's top heart consultants, and supported by a highly skilled team of cardiac physiologists, radiographers and specialist nurses, giving the hospital the reputation for providing one of the largest private cardiology and cardiothoracic surgical programmes in Europe. With more than 45 beds within our cardiac unit, occupying two floors, dedicated to treating in-patient and day case cardiac patients. In addition, there are also 20 intensive care and high dependency beds serving the unit.

Job Description
As a Senior Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of patient care through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. You will work within our Interventional Cardiology ward which is a fast paced 25 bedded unit specialising in angioplasties, pace makers, defibrillators and acute cardiac/medical patients. This ward also includes 5 day case beds with a high turnaround of patients.

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent post. Flexibility on day/night shifts is required throughout Monday - Friday and weekends.

The projected salary range is £35,673 - £40,401 per annum + 9% enhancements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care for cardiac patients.
  • Work within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Sister in their absence.
  • Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff, driving high standards of care and assisting with coaching and development of the team.
  • Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives.
  • To record and interpret 12 lead ECG, Femoral sheath removal.

Skills & Experience

  • RGN, NMC registered with some leadership experience.
  • Experience in the field of Interventional Cardiology is advantageous.
  • Ability to recognise cardiac rhythms
  • Monitoring experience
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

About The Individual
As part of the HCA group, we offer a market-leading benefits package including staff pension, flexible annual leave scheme, full private healthcare, dental insurance and much more. On top of this we're very keen to promote from within our team and with a very clear structure, there is a lot of scope to develop your career and learn new skills.

About The Wellington Hospital

Join the leaders in private healthcare

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HCA Healthcare UK is one of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers. With six world-renowned hospitals in London and an expanding network of cutting-edge partnership facilities up and down the country, we’re a destination of choice for patients and healthcare professionals alike. Our achievements have been recognised by the LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2016, the HealthInvestor Awards and the International Medical Travel Journal Awards.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in nursing, look no further. At HCA UK you’ll take pride in working with top consultants and leading-edge technology to deliver exceptional acute and complex care. And through our relocation support programme, you’ll be able to do so at renowned facilities like The Portland Hospital and London Bridge Hospital. What’s more, whether you’re in oncology, PICU, paediatrics or neuro-rehab, you’ll get exceptional training at our Learning Academy.

As well as support from leading specialists and the latest technology, we also offer our employees a host of benefits that go above and beyond – from private healthcare and critical illness insurance, to staff discounts and paid study leave.

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