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Ward Sister / Charge Nurse

London – The Princess Grace Hospital
Clinical
Full time
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Ward Sister / Charge Nurse – Acute Admissions Unit

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

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

This role offers an attractive and competitive salary, this will be dependent on experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career

Job Description

The Acute Admissions Unit is a 15-bedded short stay ward focusing on unplanned Medical and Surgical patients. Patient referral would be coming from the Urgent Care Centre, Outpatient Department, and private GP referrals. We work closely with the 19-bed Acute Care Unit (ACU) specialising on Acute Medicine.

As a Sister / Charge Nurse for our Acute Admissions Unit, you will provide effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the unit, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

You will be risk assessing patient referrals, coordinating beds with the Duty Nurse Manager, and ensuring necessary nursing interventions are done in a timely manner on admission.

Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell additional hours and excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make efficient use of available resources, within budgetary constraints, to meet business objectives
  • Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly
  • Demonstrate and role model outstanding clinical practice at all times
  • Develop and coach team members to ensure consistently high standards of care are me
  • Regularly deputise for Ward Manager/other departmental Sisters when required
  • Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Strong experience in Acute Medicine and Surgery
  • Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification/diploma/Continuous Professional development
  • Management skills and Leadership or management training
  • Immediate Life Support
  • Mentorship / Preceptorship of junior staff
  • Demonstrable experience of managing budgets

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.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.

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