Senior Staff Nurse - Outpatients

City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England
The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth £36291.0 - 42317.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£36291.0 - 42317.0 Per year
Full time
Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse
12 Apr 2024
28 Apr 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Staff Nurse to join our busy Outpatient Department. The Outpatient Department provides services for a variety of specialties including orthopaedics, ophthalmic, urology, obstetrics-gynaecology, dermatology, plastics, rheumatology, neurology as well as a nurse led pre-assessment clinic.

These role would ideally suit an experienced Senior Staff Nurse who can support a range of clinical specialties, contributing to the delivery of an effective, efficient and responsive outpatient service. You will participate in the Governance of the department; including Risk Management, Health and Safety and Audit activities.

Located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, our luxury private Hospital has an international reputation for providing the highest quality of care to patients and is unique in that all profits fund our onsite Hospice, St John’s.

Am I the right person for this Senior Staff Nurse role in the Outpatient Department (OPD)?

Extensive experience as a Staff Nurse in a similar healthcare environment

Excellent people skills, good communication and observation ability

To have sound knowledge and experience within the various clinical specialties

Demonstrable experience in mentoring junior staff

Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team

Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Nursing and the Data Protection Act

Ability to work under pressure and with high volumes of work during peak times

What would my responsibilities be as a Senior Staff Nurse in the Outpatient Department (OPD)?

To ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales using Hospital approved documentation, in line with NMC and Hospital guidelines.

To ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for patients.

Ensure that each patient is assessed, and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated, and that this is accurately documented.

Ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for patients and their families.

To communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, care's and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events.

To develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic, evidence based nursing care. This includes completion of training and development identified as part of appraisal and personal development (PDP) planning.

To be competent in the administration of medication

Communicate effectively, promoting open and trusting relationships.

To be aware of the uses, safety precautions and handling of equipment in the department.

Participate in effective communication between all members of the multidisciplinary team, other hospital departments, relatives and visitors.

Ensure quality care is given, by being familiar with agreed standards of care and to inform seniors, if the required standard cannot be reached.

Assist in ensuring the safety of the department, and the risk management process by actively participating in clinical audit, clinical risk and quality issues, including reporting of incidents.

Be aware of how to access Hospital policies and clinical procedure guidelines and that staff adhere to these at all times

Act as a team leader for Health Care Assistants, acting as a mentor/preceptor, and facilitating their development.

To actively participate in the practical training at every opportunity, through formal and informal teaching.

Supervise and orientate temporary staff and staff new to the area.

To act as a preceptor for Health Care Assistants.

To participate in audit relating to nursing and multidisciplinary care.

When you become part of the HJE Family, these are just some of the benefits you will receive..

Private healthcare scheme worth up to £20,000 per year

27 days annual leave

Blue Light Card discounts

Interest-free season ticket loans

Cycle to work scheme

Free eye check-up vouchers with contribution towards lenses

Free newspaper and media subscriptions

Local Business discounts

Discount in our Hospice Charity shop

Refer a Friend scheme

Free Cinema Society Membership offering discounted tickets

Personal development and training courses

Annual events and recognition awards

Career progression and increments

For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension

If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then we would love to hear from you.

Ref: 18844

Job Details

Senior Staff Nurse - Outpatients

City of Westminster, London, Greater London, Englandd The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
£36291.0 - 42317.0 Per year
Job level
Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse
Full time
12 Apr 2024
28 Apr 2024

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