Senior Staff Nurse - Pre-Assessment
London: The Lister Hospital, Chelsea Bridge Road , London SW1W 8RH
Full time; 37.5 hours per week
Shift times: Monday –Friday ( 8-4 or 9-5, may also include occasional Saturday -Flexibility required )
Salary:£42,500-£51,059 depending on experience
We’re looking for a Senior Staff Nurse to join the Pre-assessment team, at The Lister Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.
As a Senior Pre-Assessment Nurse, you will conduct thorough health assessments and provide comprehensive support to patients at the pre-assessment clinic, enabling them to be as prepared for their procedure and subsequent recovery period.
The role will involve taking patient medical history assessing, checking patient's suitability for surgery and undertaking pre-operative tests for all our patients.
As a Senior Nurse you will provide patients with detailed information about their surgical procedures, including risks, benefits, and post-operative care instructions, and ensure they have a clear understanding of the process
Come join a dedicated team who work together. As part of the Team, you will be performing face clinics and telephone clinics
The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are located in the heart of Chelsea and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.
With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions.
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.
Extensive experience in pre-operative assessment, with demonstrated proficiency in conducting thorough assessments and developing care plans
Strong knowledge of surgical procedures, anaesthesia, and perioperative care
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and healthcare professionals
Leadership abilities to provide guidance and mentorship to the pre-assessment team..
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills to manage multiple patient assessments and documentation.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic healthcare environment.
Basic Adult Life Support
Understanding of Safeguarding issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Competent with computers and able to use clinical systems
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 Senior Staff Nurse in our Pre assessment Unit 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
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.