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Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics

  • Job reference: BBBH4543
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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Our client is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world. From their contact centres to care homes; health and dental centres to their state-of-the-art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of their operation is dedicated to a purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. They pride themselves on working with brilliant people who put their customers at the heart of everything they do.

They are an internationally recognised hospital located in the heart of Kensington, London. Committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for their patients, they are one of the preferred health care providers for leading consultants and for both international and local patients alike.

They are currently recruiting for a Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics to come and join their team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Be competent to undertake the role
  • Confidently and safely communicate patients care needs
  • Have the courage to speak up and commitment to your chosen speciality
  • Assist the Sister/Charge Nurse with operational requirements in the delivery of a consistent, safe service in all aspects of the patient journey whilst instilling a culture of customer service throughout the nursing team
  • Manage a team of nurses by organising the patient allocation
  • Provide consistent, clear, clinical and professional leadership and act as a mentor for all staff demonstrating professional awareness and accountability
  • Participate in the direct nursing care of patients as a clinical leader and expert
  • Act as a link Nurse in a designated area reporting to and from meetings/ training updates
  • Recognise the needs for DOL's assessments, mental capacity assessment and 'simple' and 'complex' safeguarding referrals. Take part in the referral and review process
  • Liaise with the Support Services to ensure all non-clinical needs are met including the cultural, sexual, religious, and any other special needs of the patients

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1st Level Nurse RN
  • Must have a current ILS certificate or be prepared to undertake the course within the first 3 months
  • Appropriate experience in a Staff Nurse role in an OPD setting
  • Experience of broad range of specialities and the support they require
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience in the development of policies and protocols to support best practice
  • Experience in handling complaints and incidents
  • Experience in risk assessment
  • Knowledge of NMC Codes and guidelines and their implications for practice
  • Appropriate knowledge of NMC revalidation process
  • Knowledge of the Care Quality Commission inspections

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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