Departmental Sister

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Feb 2020
13 Mar 2020

Job Description

Band 7 Sister/ Charge Nurse The Early Pregnancy Unit and Gynaecology Diagnostic Unit Hours: 37.5 per week
  • Is providing excellent nursing care and getting the basics right one of your key

Motivations ?
  • Do you love developing others to become excellent at what they do?
  • Is making a difference and going the extra mile for patients fundamental to you?

If your answer to these questions is yes, the Sister/Charge Nurse role in our Early Pregnancy and Gynaecological Diagnostic Outpatient Treatment Unit may be right for you.

The Early Pregnancy Unit operates an emergency service to patients on a walk-in basis to those women who are experiencing pain and/or bleeding up to 13 weeks and 6 days in pregnancy. Patients are assessed by the specialist EPU team on the same day as attendance. The service routinely operates Monday – Friday and provides a reduced service at the weekend.

The Gynaecology Diagnostic and Out Patient Treatment Unit provides a one-stop consultant led service, allowing women to be reviewed and treatment plans formulated. The unit provides a high quality service to both acute and non-acute gynaecology patients. This service reduces the need for follow up care and provides a more effective and efficient pathway for our patients.

The successful post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure emergency early pregnancy patients receive care tailored to their needs and diagnosis and treatment. The position will also include nurse led clinics, telephone advice and assisting clinicians with outpatient procedures such as ERPCs and Medical Management of Miscarriage. They will also work as part of the multi-disciplinary team involved in the provision of gynaecology care in the Gynaecology Diagnostic & Outpatient Treatment Unit which will include assisting with clinical procedures such as biopsies, hysteroscopy and treatment of Bartholin’s abscess.

This is a really exciting time to be a Sister/Charge Nurse in this speciality. You will lead and drive forward this nationally renowned service and be pivotal in improving the pathway for our patient group.

To be a top Sister or Charge Nurse you will require a strong sense of ownership of your clinical area and demonstrate leadership qualities as a role model to our nursing workforce. You will be honest and approachable, able to work as part of a team, and work in a fast paced environment whilst consistently providing high standards of patient care.

The job isn’t for everyone but for those who have the right strengths and motivators it is energizing, rewarding and they love it.

This setting offers huge potential to further develop your clinical, leadership and management skills. Applicants will have demonstrable post registration experience in an acute hospital setting and preferably a real passion for Women’s Health services.

Successful candidates must be friendly and enthusiastic with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The post holder will have successfully completed an NMC approved teaching course and a nursing degree.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts,cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of Apply/ which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you Apply and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Ref: 2291661

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