CPL Healthcare
11 Oct 2016
London, Greater London, England
Research nurse
Job level:
Studying / Unqualified
Full time
Contract type:
Closing date:
8 Apr 2017


Cpl Healthcare in partnership with International SOS in London is looking to recruit experienced nurses to work in their busy call centre in London. 

International SOS is the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services Company. The nurse will be based in their London assistance centers.

The Nurses duties will include

  • To assist and interface with clients and members on medical matters whilst working within a multidisciplinary medical team.
  • To interact with operations and logistical team coordinators to ensure optimal quality case management and service delivery.
  • To telephonically triage medical requests and provide medical monitoring of ongoing cases.
  • Additionally, to assist in the logistical preparation of evacuations in this office based role.

All roles are office based, with the office being located in the beautiful Chiswick Office Park, London.

Suitable candidates will be submitted and asked to attend the opendays/assessement center in London- which occurs once a month, if successful, a stage two interview will take place.


  • To be present in the London Assistance Centre during scheduled shift hours and participate in at least one daily transmission.
  • Monitor transmission load throughout the day to ensure appropriate case direction and handling, ensuring safety, medical appropriateness, client specific considerations and cost effectiveness
  • To be responsible for the effective and efficient medical management of cases, meeting contractual deliverables and internal policies and procedures.
  • To liaise with medical and operational staff to facilitate the efficient running of medical assistance cases
  • To speak with international medical professionals or obtain medical reports for members treated or hospitalised.
  • To source and/or organise the referral and/or admission of members to doctors and medical facilities.
  • Review of the medical treatment received or recommended to members to ensure it is medically appropriate to authorise cover decisions under the client’s terms and conditions.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential member case files in accordance with International SOS policies and procedures and NMC Record Keeping Guidelines.
  • Ensure a high level of professionalism at all times when dealing with members and clients.
  • To support medical management and LDQ with the training of Assistance Centre staff as a buddy or mentor.
  • Escalate to medical and/or operations managers any major medical cases, disputes with clients or complaints.
  • To recognise limitations and areas of self development through reflection. To be responsible for all actions and decisions made, knowing when to defer and escalate to senior members of the medical team.

Customer Care

  • To work within a team to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of those in your care.
  • Focus on quality of service, ensuring that the highest possible levels are achieved for both the patient and the client.
  • To be accessible and responsive to clients and colleagues questions and requests for information.
  • To deal positively with complaints, resolving these wherever possible or referring them to the appropriate department or your line manager.


  • To establish responsive liaison arrangements both within International SOS and externally.
  • To positively promote international SOS to other organizations and clients.
  • To attend internal and external meetings where appropriate and as requested.
  • To be accountable for your workload and movements to your line manager.

Other Duties

  • To keep accurate records including statistical information where appropriate.
  • To attend supervision, training and meetings as and when required. There may be a necessity for these to be outside normal working times for which you would be paid overtime.
  • To take an active role in your own continuous professional development throughout your career in keeping with NMC guidelines.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the manager.

Required Competencies
Following Instructions & Procedures: Appropriately follows instructions from others without unnecessarily challenging authority; Follows procedures and policies; Keeps to schedules; Arrives punctually for work and meetings; Demonstrates commitment to the organisation; Complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.

Coping with Pressure & Setbacks: Works productively in a pressurised environment; Keeps emotions under control during difficult situations; Balances th

About CPL Healthcare

Welcome to Cpl Healthcare

With over 20 years experience in the Healthcare Recruitment and Training space, we are proud to be Ireland’s premier Healthcare staffing agency. We work with clients not only here in Ireland but across all International markets allowing us to offer our candidates and clients a complete recruitment solution.

We provide Permanent and Temporary staffing solutions across all Healthcare sectors including:


Healthcare Assistants

Allied Health

Social Care



Medical Sales


Our staffing business is complemented by a fully integrated accredited Healthcare Training company, allowing candidates to follow one journey from beginning to end whilst giving clients peace of mind.

Unique Offering

Within our service teams we have qualified Health Professionals to understand the industry from a clinical perspective, enabling us to provide best in class service to both our candidates and clients.

We are open for business 363 days a year, from 7.00am – 9.30pm, with an on-call service available for out of hours and offices across Ireland and London.

Here at Cpl Healthcare we are dedicated to providing the best quality Healthcare recruitment and training service.

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