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Senior Staff Nurse Adults/Paeds Plastics Outpts

London – The Portland Hospital
Clinical
Full time
0026600
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Senior Staff Nurse- Adult/Paediatric Plastic Outpatient Dept

Location – The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, London (Based at 84 Harley Street)

Permanent and Fulltime 37.5 hours/week- Monday to Friday

Salary - Competitive/Salary Banding + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

About the Role

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our Adult/Paediatric Plastic Surgery Outpatient Department at one of our satellite sites on the Harley Street. The nurse will work alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialist to ensure the smooth running of the department. The successful applicant will work closely with the multidisciplinary team supporting the care of patients who could be under the care of any of our 8 consultants. The successful candidate will assist the daily running of the nurse led plastic dressing clinic and minor procedure lists.

The successful individual will maintain effective communication channels between patient who have undergone surgery both within the clinic under local anaesthetic and as inpatients having had surgery under general anaesthetic.

Applications are welcome from nurses that have experience within wound care settings and have a keen interest in the management of simple and complex wounds applying expert knowledge of the wound healing process.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registered
  • Previous experience working within wound care and have a keen interest in the treatment of post-surgical wounds and non-surgical wounds.
  • Previous work within a plastic surgery setting either as an inpatient nurse or clinic environment would be advantageous and/or theatre work.
  • The ability to work autonomously in the dressing clinic.
  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action.
  • Ability to develop good working relations with clinicians working in the department and all other service providers.
  • Effective in all forms of communication to patients and family in relation to ongoing care and advice following treatment.

About the Facility:

The Portland Hospital:

84 Harley street outpatients is part of the Portland Hospital. The department treats both Adult/paediatric patients with a focus on plastics, reconstructive surgery for adults, paediatric circumcisions and tongue ties and lasers treatment.

The Portland Hospital is the only private hospital in the UK dedicated to the healthcare of women and children. We're the UK's largest private children's hospital with over 46 paediatric beds including a 10-bed intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, and a day case unit. Caring for over 40,000 children a year, we provide treatment for everything from general paediatric conditions to complex craniofacial reconstruction. We have over 175 paediatric consultants available to treat children from new-born up to the age of 18.

As the only fully private maternity hospital in the UK, delivering over 1,600 babies a year, we place great importance on providing safe and high quality care for expectant mothers. Both consultant-led and midwife-led maternity care is available, and our aim is to provide you with all the support you need during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. Women’s health issues are treated by a team of 40 consultants, supported by nurses, physiotherapists and counsellors, with an emphasis on privacy and dignity.

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