The Lister Hospital
12 Oct 2016
London, Greater London, England
Ward nurse
Job level:
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Full time
Contract type:
£ 39174 - 45419 Per year
Closing date:
9 Nov 2016

About The Facility

The Lister Hospital has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties. For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it's the career destination of choice.

Our highly specialised newly refurbished Orthopaedic department offers the full range of orthopaedic investigations and treatments ranging from the simple to the most complex surgery. It is provided by leading consultants from many of London's top teaching hospitals.

In return 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 the Sister/Charge Nurse you will oversee the day to day running of the department working closely with the wider senior team to ensure a high standard of patient care at all times. You will plan bed allocations and rota to ensure there is cover for all patients and will allocate staff to patients. You will need to ensure paperwork is kept up to date to be able to discuss care plans with consultants. And finally you will oversee the development of all teams within the department

Salary: £39,174 - £45,419 + 6% enhancement

Hours: 37.5 hrs pw

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual patient and family needs
  • Plan and prepare bed allocation
  • Ensure staffing levels are at the correct level
  • Supervise and direct junior team members, deputizing for senior staff in their absence
  • Drive high standards of care, assisting with promoting development initiatives and assisting with coaching and development of the team
  • Promote a learning environment at all times
  • Assist in audit and quality assessment procedures

Skills & Experience

  • RGN with valid NMC PIN
  • Extensive experience within orthopaedics environment ideally with NHS and private experience
  • Experience of shift leading
  • Desirable completed orthopaedic (although we will support with completion of course) and Mentorship course
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

About The Individual

The successful candidate will have a positive, enthusiastic, flexible attitude and be willing to learn from those around them, whilst contributing towards a best practice environment. They will be comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team and be keen to share knowledge and ideas throughout the group. Finally, they will have a customer focused mind set, working to ensure high standards of patient care at all times, working towards the continued success of the department at all times

About The Lister 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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