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Senior Staff Nurse - Surgical

Nl-SSN-Hi

Amazing opportunity for Surgical Nurses!

Our client in North London is looking for an experienced Senior nurse to join their team.
The hospital opened in 1980 and has been leading name in healthcare since 2003.  They pride themselves on their high standards of nursing care and friendly atmosphere, and continuously invest in medical technology, staff, training and facilities.
They offer everything you would expect from your local private hospital including outpatient clinics, private healthcare and treatment for a wide range of medical specialities.
Easily accessible from Central London and the Home Counties, the hospital is in the centre of leafy Highgate, North London.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that the highest standard of evidence-based nursing care is delivered to all

  • patients and their families.

  • To act as patient advocate, ensuring privacy, dignity and confidentiality are met.

  • To report any issues that are identified by patients or their relatives on a timely basis

  • To ensure that all provision of nursing care is documented on a timely basis and

  • accurately reflects the patient experience

  • To ensure that individual consultant care protocols are followed.

  • To ensure a high standard of infection control and the prevention of all avoidable

  • healthcare associated infections.

  • To administer all drugs and medications as per the local policies and procedures

  • To report to the senior nurses any nursing issues of significance or concern

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  • To ensure that all policies, procedures, guidelines and work instructions that relate

  • to nursing are followed.

  • To maintain sound and effective working relationships and communication with all

  • hospital staff and consultants.

  • To maintain an appropriate standard of confidentiality. Any disclosures of

  • confidential information (including personal information kept on computer or other

  • media) made unlawfully outside the proper course of duty will be treated as a

  • serious disciplinary offence.

Requirements

  • Up to date on current nursing

  • practice

  • Ability to plan care

  • Ability to manage a personal

  • caseload

  • Understanding of on-going

  • professional development

  • requirements

  • Good communication skills:

  • verbal & written

  • Sound interpersonal skills

  • Excellent customer care skills

  • NMC registered nurse 

  • A minimum of two years’ postregistration experience within a surgical setting

Benefits

  • Pension scheme

  • Employee assistance helpline 

  • Legal and financial information service

  • Health risk assessment 

  • 5 weeks annual leave 

  • Retail discounts 

  • Childcare vouchers