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Sister/Charge Nurse - Orthopaedics

London – The Princess Grace Hospital
Full time
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Sister / Charge Nurse –  Orthopaedic  

Location – The Princess Grace Hospital, 42-52 Nottingham Pl, Marylebone, London W1U 5NY

This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Sunday to cover internal rotation, you will need to be flexible to work days, nights and weekends.

This role offers a competitive salary this will be dependent on experience +  9% shift allowance + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

About the Role

The Sister / Charge Nurse will be working on the Orthopaedic ward, you will be able to provide clinical management and leadership to all staff working in the department, to ensure the delivery of high standard of nursing care at all times, ensure all members of the multidisciplinary team work collaboratively to assess and meet the individual needs of the patient.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To demonstrate good clinical practice and knowledge at all times and to be accountable for own actions
  • Effectively prioritising workloads and directing staff accordingly
  • Make efficient use of available resources with regard to budgetary constraints and business objectives
  • Regularly deputise for Ward/Floor Manager, providing management and leadership in her absence
  • Promote team working to maximise effectiveness of service delivery
  • Assess, plan and evaluate care, based on individual patient and family needs
  • Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met
  • Assist in audit and quality assessment procedures
  • Continually seek to develop clinical skills and delivery of care to meet service users’ expectations
  • Assisting with the devising, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of clinical competencies for all levels of staff

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • NMC Registration and PREP requirements
  • ENB 998 or equivalent mentoring and assessing qualification
  • Previous experience at Junior Sister/Charge Nurse level
  • Recent relevant post registration experience in orthopaedic setting
  • Phlebotomy training desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures
  • Health and Safety training
  • Lifting and Handling

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

Our Orthopaedic and Spinal ward has 23 beds, 16 staff and our Nurse/Patient Ratio is 4:1. Types of operations are total knee, hip and shoulder replacements, other shoulder operations, foot and ankle surgeries, peripheral nerve injuries surgeries, stable spinal surgeries, all amputations, elbow replacements, patients with MRSA, patients with non-orthopaedics conditions e.g. diabetes, DVT, colostomies, patients on vacuum therapy, arthroscopies, ligament repair/reconstruction surgeries, orthopaedic trauma, plastics

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