Staff Nurse-Pre-Assessment

Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England
AL5 5LB
Spire Healthcare £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
11 Feb 2021

Job Description

Staff Nurse | Pre-Operative Assessment | Band 5/6 equivalent salary - dependent on experience | Monday to Friday - Full time hours | Harpenden | Learning and advancement opportunities

Due to expansion the Spire Harpenden Hospital is recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed Staff nurse. You will be based in our Pre-Assessment unit, working alongside an experienced and dynamic team covering a wide variety of specialisms. This unmissable opportunity will enable you to further develop your clinical skills in a modern and supportive environment.

Spire Harpenden Hospital offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from London and its northern counties - Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. As the largest employer in Harpenden, the hospital prides itself in offering excellence in clinical quality, customer service and cleanliness. We have 5 state of the art Theatres and modern Surgical and Day Care Wards covering all major surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, plastics and medical patients amongst others

Duties and responsibilities:
  • You will support in assessing patient's health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • Undertake electronic pre-operative assessment of patients
  • Identify and escalate patients of concern against the hospital's admission criteria to senior nursing staff
  • Ability to undertake a full patient health assessment and triage their pre-operative assessment requirements
  • Assist in the delivery of care to meet the individuals' health and wellbeing needs.
  • Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information
  • Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others
  • Promote best practice in health and safety and security
  • Assist in maintaining and developing services

Who we're looking for:
  • You will be a Registered Nurse with no restrictions on practise
  • Be used to working in teams with minimum supervision
  • Experience of working in an acute environment
  • Competence across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through state registration
  • A surgical background is desirable but we are happy to consider Nurses with an interest in developing their experience in this field
  • Advanced IT skills for electronic pre-operative assessment system
  • Phlebotomy, venepuncture and ECG skills desirable (or willing to be trained).
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Pre-Operative Assessment Association course desirable (or willing to undertake this course within 12 months of employment)

Benefits:

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please email Sherine Lowers @ Apply

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

Ref: 3566

Job Details

Staff Nurse-Pre-Assessment

Harpenden, Hertfordshire, Englandd Spire Healthcare
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Feb 2021

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