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Senior Medical Secretary

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

If so, our client is recruiting again. They are looking for a highly skilled Senior Medical Secretary to join their state of the art hospital. 

Our client is a Orthopaedic and Spinal Hospital London, we’re looking for a high calibre individual who can combine exceptional secretarial skills, with a professional manner and collaborative approach to provide senior secretarial support to one of our Heads of Department. 

Requirements 

  • Strong understanding and respect for confidentiality
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team-orientated office environment
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written & verbal)
  • The ability to communicate effectively across all client groups/stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a very pressured / time-sensitive environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel & Word) and other IT systems
  • Self-motivated with the demonstrable ability to prioritize and schedule work independently
  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Flexible in terms of working times and responsibilities e.g. out of hours work may be required with due notice to support Consultant / Patient requirements
  • AMSPAR qualification or equivalent (desirable)
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times, remaining calm and in control
  • Extensive experience in managing a complex and busy practice.
  • Well-presented and professional individual.

Duties

  • Providing secretarial support for a Consultant within a thriving practice.
  • including occasional audio-typing, verifying letters, emails, post, photocopying, scanning
  • Telephone cover/message service
  • Organize and run clinical sessions and manage the Consultants diary
  • Chasing up patient test results
  • Book / amend patient consultations, treatments, procedures and liaise with other departments to ensure a smooth process of admissions including pre and post-operative care
  • Schedule patient appointments, diagnostics, and surgeries, and send appointment reminders and follow-ups via calls or emails
  • Register new patients and ensure that all patient records are kept up to date
  • Respond to all written and verbal queries from patients and relatives, escalating to the consultants if required
  • Communicate with patients, departments and other medical bodies
  • Support Consultants attendance at conferences, lectures, and personal appearances
  • Maintain and file accurate records
  • Perform database and file system management
  • Document and distribute dates of consultants’ leave and medical cover arrangements to relevant areas
  • Process patient billing, chasing non-payments and medical insurance claims
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as called upon to carry out by the Patient Services Manager with consultants and other secretaries to ensure the smooth running of the Clinic
  • Regularly assessing working practices to identify possible improvements and improve efficiency
  • To provide cover for colleagues under the guidance of the Patient Services Manager
  • Work together with the Consultant and the Sales team to effectively promote and increase referrals   

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive salary range
  • Employer matched pension scheme.
  • The opportunity to develop your skills and expertise by working in a specialist environment alongside leading experts.
  • A chance to be at the forefront of best practice with our award-winning approach to quality outcome measurement.
  • Be part of new exciting projects to inspire and challenge you.

Lymphoedema Practitioner

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

If so, our client has now opened up its doors again and is back looking for a Lymphoedema Practitioner to join thier hospital. 

Our client is looking for a Lymphoedema Practitioner to join our Hospice. The Hospice consists of an 18 bedded inpatient unit, a Day Care Unit and Community Specialist Palliative Care Team maintaining highest standards of palliative care with in multidisciplinary environment.  Services are provided for people with cancer, respiratory disease, renal failure, neurological conditions, HIV and other life limiting illnesses.

Requirements 

  • Registered Nurse or Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Significant experience working in Lymphoedema diagnosis and management
  • Internationally approved certificate as a Lymphoedema Therapist (Foeldi, Vodder, Casley-Smith, Leduc or equivalent) or working towards
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of specialist knowledge and education

Duties

  • To ensure that a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema is provided and that this is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.

  • To facilitate the provision of a co-ordinated, high quality service for patients with lymphoedema that is patient focused and will lead to an improved quality of life for the patient.
  • To provide skilled care and expertise in lymphoedema management for all patients referred to the lymphoedema service and to demonstrate competent clinical judgement in deciding patient focused long-range goals or plans.
  • To contribute to an efficient and effective service for patients with lymphoedema by employing evidence base practice aiming at meeting the patient’s needs whilst achieving efficient use of resources.
  • When required, to work closely with the Lead Lymphoedema Practitioner in developing the skills required for the provision of skilled care to those patients with complex swelling.
  • To educate patients, relatives and health care professionals concerning the management of lymphoedema.
  • To demonstrate a positive and realistic approach to the patients suffering from all types of lymphoedema to ensure that realistic treatment goals are agreed and that the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs of the patient and family are met.

Staff Benefits

  • Competitive pay For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension
  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Ongoing training and development programmes and a genuine commitment to continuous professional development
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

Infection Prevention and Control Lead

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is now recrutinng for a Infection Prevention and Control Lead to join their state facility on a Part Time basis, they are looking for an expeirenced, skilled and motivated person to join. 

Our client is a 64-bed private hospital with 4 operating theatres. It provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day-case specialties, including orthopaedic, spinal, general medicine, urology, ear nose and throat, and neurology, for routine and complex cases.  Diagnostic and specialist equipment on site includes MRI scanner, ultrasound, CT scanner, digital mammography and x-ray. 

Requirements 

  • Previous experience working in IPC role,
  • Previous experience working within the acute healthcare sector. 
  • Ability to manage difficult and complex situations.
  • Ability to provide or/and support staff in feedback of microbiological results
  • UK Experience

Duties  

  • Lead the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.
  • Lead the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.
  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.
  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.
  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.
  • To be a core member of the Hospital IPC committee (HIPCC). 

Benefits

  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum
     

Director of Clinical Services

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is now recruting! if you are a Director of Clinical Services then this role will be perfect with you, they are looking for an experienced, motivated and skilled nurse to join their private hospital. 

Our client is the largest provider of independent healthcare in the UK. Our client is based in Poole and The Hospital is a 37 bed private hospital with 2 operating theatres and a minor operations room. We provide a range of inpatient, outpatient and day-case specialties, including orthopaedic, spinal, general surgery, gynaecology and plastic surgery. We also have a dedicated Oncology unit including specialist nurses. Diagnostic and specialist equipment on site includes ultrasound, x-ray and Mammography, including a dedicated MRI and CT scanning unit

Requirements 

  • Highly energetic, proactive and driven to succeed
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management
  • Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing
  • levels across the hospital deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively
  • Uk experience

Duties

  • Ensuring the hospital complies with CQC, HIS, HIW and all other external regulatory or accreditation requirements such as HFEA, ICO and GRS
  • Actively demonstrating awareness of, and embedding adherence to, regulatory requirements and reporting mandatory outcome occurrences as required
  • Ensuring the hospital complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures to ensure the effective and safe operation of the organisation and the welfare and interests of patients, employees, Consultants and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and BMI good practice guidance in terms of patient care pathways
  • Co-ordinating and supporting compliance with standards in respect of all legislative training requirements across all clinical services in line with the policy.
  • Ensuring written and electronic records, including patient records and clinical and other data on business systems, and legal documents are maintained to required levels and according to accepted best practice
  • Ensuring action plans and NHS Standard Contract clinical obligations are fulfilled including those relating to the Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) framework

Staff Benefits 

  • Our clients Healthcare Scheme
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum (rising with service)
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Discounted Perks

Director of Nursing

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is now looking for a Director of Nursing to join their Private Hospital they are looking for an experienced, skilled and motivated Lead Apheresis Nurse. 

Our client is based in North London and has great travel links into the centre of London, are you looking for less commute? Keep reading! 

Our clinet is extremley proud of our staff's expertise and high standards of clinical care. Our patient surveys clearly show that it is the friendliness and caring attitudes of our staff combined with their experience that help us to be one of the best providers of private healthcare locally.

Requirements 

  • Registered Nurse and/or Operating Department Practitioner
  • NMC or HCPC registration
  • Certificate/Diploma in Management will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer service focus
  • Experience with improvements and transformations
  • Proven clinical leadership experience across a range of healthcare professionals
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of CQC and clinical governance
  • Financial & commercial awareness is desired

Duties 

  • You will be responsible for providing clinical leadership and operational management to the clinical services including Diagnostics, Wards, Outpatients, Physiotherapy, Theatres and Cardiology. 
  • You will be a highly valued member of Senior Management Team, deputising for the Hospital Director in their absence.
  • As a member of the senior team, you will deliver against the hospital and wider group initiatives and be involved in the strategic direction of the site for all clinical services.
  • You will direct and lead the clinical teams, driving high performance and ensuring continual improvement of patient experience.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory standards – providing safe and effective service 

Staff Benefits

  • Pension Scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Helpine 
  • Legal and Financial Information Services 
  • Health Risk Assessments 

Charge Nurse - Urgent Care

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, We are pleased to announce our client has just released a role which is perfect for you!

Urgent Care Nurse based in London at one of the United Kingdom's Largest independent charitable hospitals.They are looking an ambitious and commited Charge Nurse to join their expeirenced and dedicated team. 

Our client is based at St John's Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London at their private Hospital. 


Requirements

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration in adult or general nursing
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent
  • Significant post registration skills
  • Minimum of 3 years post-registration in Emergency Medicine
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Professional commitment and self-awareness
  • Work without direct supervision
  • Sound knowledge of current issues in nursing, developments
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Confident decision maker

Duties 

  • You must have knowledge of and adhere to UCC and Hospital policy and professional standards. To ensure that team members do likewise.
  • You need to demonstrate a professional approach to work, and act in accordance with the Hospital Code of Conduct and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.
  • You will have to participate in staff appraisal, staff development and in service training activities.
  • You must identify own learning needs and ensure own professional development is maintained by keeping up to date with practice developments.
  • You need to ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for patients.
  • You need to ensure that each patient is assessed, and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated, and that this is accurately documented.
  • Important that you ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for patients and their families.
  • You need 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..
  • You must ensure the provision of appropriate supervision and support to members of the team.
  • You will participate in the process of recruitment and retention of staff.
  • Important that you contribute to the appraisal process, and if required disciplinary activities.
  • You are deputise for the UCC manager in their absence or when requested.
  • You need to actively assist in the practical training of learners, junior staff at every opportunity, through formal and informal teaching.
  • You must initiate and participate in audit relating to nursing and multidisciplinary care.


Benefits

  • Competitive pay For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension
  • Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets.
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Ongoing training and development programmes and a genuine commitment to continuous professional development
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

Are you looking for this type of position? Then Apply today!

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