Spinal CNS

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: SJEKK16
Published: about 1 month ago

​Would you like to join London’s leading nursing team? We are looking for a Spinal CNS Nurse to join our clients growing Spinal Service. Our client is proud to say that they work with a few of the finest spinal surgeons and therapists in the country. 

The successful applicant will have been working in a similar environment and will be up to date in current practices. Experience will extend to working within a busy ward and professional, multi-disciplinary teams.

What would be my responsibilities as the Spinal CNS?

  • To work as an advanced practitioner, effectively delivering an expert nursing service within the specialist area.

  • To work closely with the Lead Spinal Consultant and his team to ensure that their effective coordination of the patient surgical pathway from pre-assessment to surgery, post operative information and support and access to advice and support following discharge

  • To establish clear lines of communication within the specialty team to ensure cohesive multidisciplinary management of patients.

  • To link with healthcare teams both internal and external to the Hospital in order to increase knowledge and facilitate the care of this patient group.

  • To manage a patient caseload, ensuring continuity of a high standard of evidence-based nursing from pre assessment through to post operative management and discharge.

  • To play an integral role in the operational/strategic development of both in/outpatient services for spinal patients.

  • To provide expert advice and leadership to all members of the MDT on the provision of care for this patient group.

Am I the right person for this post?

  • First Level Registered Nurse is essential 

  • Degree/Master level education and post registration qualification(s) in field of expertise with evidence of further Professional development is essential 

  • Significant experience in a senior nursing role within a spinal and orthopaedic surgery

  • Clear and thorough knowledge of the clinical care required for patients within ward areas

  • Experience of working in a ward environment

  • Track record of achievements in clinical care

  • Experience of working within Multidisciplinary teams and successfully facilitating change.

  • Experience of managing the complaint process.