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Staff Nurse – Outpatient Department

  • Nursing and Midwifery Jobs Outpatients Jobs
  • London
  • Attractive Salary
  • 5673
  • Permanent
  • ASAP

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Staff Nurse to join our Client’s Outpatient Unit at his Luxury Private Hospital based in London.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales using Hospital approved documentation, in line with NMC and Hospital guidelines.
  • Ensure that each patient is assessed, and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated, and that this is accurately documented.
  • To communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers 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
  • 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.
  • To participate in audit relating to nursing and multidisciplinary care.
  • Maintain own professional development and mandatory training.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Previous relevant experience working 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 multi disciplinary team.
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct for Nursing and the Data Protection Act.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click “Apply” to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

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Staff Nurse – Outpatient Department
  • Nursing and Midwifery Jobs Outpatients Jobs
  • London
  • Attractive Salary
  • Permanent
  • 5673
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