London Bridge Hospital
27 Sep 2016
City of London, London, Greater London, England
Ward nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 31086 - 35206 Per year
Closing date:
25 Oct 2016

About The Facility

London Bridge Hospital has been delivering world class private healthcare since 1986. With over 100 en suite, air conditioned rooms, we aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and are always happy to discuss any individual requirement that you may have. As one of the largest private hospitals in the UK, we provide the highest standard of clinical expertise and nursing care. By offering the latest technology, and state-of-the-art hospital facilities, we attract world-leading doctors and surgeons from London's leading teaching hospitals.

Our Orthopaedic Unit is comprised of 28 beds, with an allocation of approximately 2 nurses to 8 patients. World-renowned consultants at London Bridge Hospital use the latest orthopaedic procedures to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumours and congenital disorders, and we have the necessary skills to deal with all stages of arthritis care. London Bridge is the hospital of choice for GPs, Consultants and patients due to our patient-centric approach to care and our convenient referral process.

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.

Job Description

As a staff nurse within the orthopaedic unit, the core of your role will be to assess, plan, deliver and implement a high standard of nursing care, ensuring that the individual needs of the patient are responded to. This will involve tact and sensitivity when liaising with consultants, staff, patients, visitors and other internal/external departments whilst also consistently maintaining a high level of clinical practice.

Salary: £31,086 - £35,206 + 9% shift enhancement

Hours: Full time week and weekend, day and night shifts (typical shifts 08:00-20:30 / 20:00-08:30)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients undergoing procedures
  • Plan and deliver care for admissions and discharges
  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Decontamination of equipment and ensuring equipment is in good working order
  • 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
  • Previous recent experience in a orthopaedic environment
  • Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English
  • Good working knowledge of using It systems, e.g. MS Office suite

About The Individual

The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team. They will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will be personable in their manner and have a keen interest in developing their career.

About London Bridge Hospital

Join the leaders in private healthcare

Unrivalled expertise. The latest innovations. All that’s missing is you.

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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