Staff Nurse, Outpatients
The Wilmslow Hospital, 52-54 Alderley Rd, Wilmslow SK9 1NY
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Shift patterns: Monday - Saturday 0730 - 2030 hours are worked over 4 days based on internal rotation
Salary: from £28,345 to £31,494 dependent on experience + benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
We’re looking for a Staff Nurse to join our Outpatients team at The Wilmslow Hospital. At the Wilmslow Hospital, we diagnose and treat a range of conditions using some of the most advanced technology in the region, from our 3T MRI scanner to our state-of-the-art laminar flow operating theatres.
The hospital is made up of 13 consultant rooms; a full diagnostic imaging suite; 2 operating theatres and a dedicated women’s health unit. The Outpatients Department services a wide range of specialities, within which the post holder will develop skills.
As a Staff Nurse in the Outpatients unit, you will...
Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
Assist in organisation of clinics to ensure smooth, efficient operations
Ensure patients privacy and confidentiality
Carry out observations, investigations and as required
Identify complex care patients and refer when appropriate for MDT review
Liaise with consultants, ward and the multidisciplinary team to ensure a smooth patient journey
Provide information to patients re there admission
Ensure equipment is in good working order
Maintain accurate records of patient care & charged keyed on to Meditech
Organise tests and appointments both within and outside the hospital
Provide patients with information regarding the management of their condition
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
Demonstrable knowledge previous experience as a Registered Nurse, including experience working within the NHS setting
Basic Adult Life Support
Understanding of Safeguarding issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Competent with computers and able to use clinical system
Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits
Ability to work within a team and independently
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Staff Nurse, you’ll be eligible for:
25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
Group Life Assurance from day one
Critical illness cover
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.