Senior Registered General Nurse - Urgent Care

up to £35,000 per annum
28 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Finegreen Consultant
Nursing, Sister
Job Type
Finegreen are recruiting for a Senior Registered Nurse specialising within Urgent Care for a flagship private hospital within London.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on an Urgent Care Centre which offers diagnosis and treatment for accidents and emergencies on a walk-in basis. The service is available to adults and children over the age of 16, with no appointment necessary, giving patients rapid access to urgent care.

The Urgent Care Centre is able to offer private onward referrals to specialist consultants for further investigations, should it be necessary. Opening times are Monday – Sunday 8am – 8pm.

This role offers a competitive salary of up to £35,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To be responsible for assessing urgent care needs, planning, delivery and evaluation quality care to patients attending the Urgent Care Centre (UCC);
  • To provide specialist nursing care and support to patients in the Urgent Care Centre;
  • Act as a role model for his/her colleagues to encourage achievement of the highest clinical quality standards;
  • To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies and procedures as a skilled member of the nursing team;
  • To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors;
  • To assist the UCC Manager/Lead in delivering the Hospitals strategic objectives for the unit and nursing service generally;
  • To conduct initial nursing assessment and to recognise the need for prioritisation where needs exist;
  • To have efficient knowledge and be able to identify signs of cardiac/respiratory arrest, and respond to immediate basic life support where need exists;
  • Taking the initiative to report any concerns where deterioration of patient’s clinical condition has been observed to senior nurses or UCC doctors;
  • Close conduction and monitoring of appropriate vital signs and additional investigations needed to provide quality of nursing care;
  • To conduct agreed competencies within the Scope of Professional Practice without direct supervision;
  • To maintain good nurse – patient relationships by communicating and keeping patients informed at all times regarding their care management whilst receiving treatment;
  • Assist with clinical duties in other areas of the hospital when the need arises;
  • To be familiar with the use of equipment applications in dealing with potentially life-threatening conditions.
The successful candidate:
  • Registered with NMC at level 1;
  • Accident & Emergency trained (Grade 5/6);
  • Worked in an acute emergency care setting;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills;
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants balanced with skill to act as patient advocate;
  • Evidence of continued professional development;
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Commission standards;
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course;
  • ILS and/or ALS desirable.
My client offers career progression and a competitive benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, childcare vouchers, Defined Contribution Pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer, bi-annual health screening, life assurance and private medical insurance.

This is an excellent job opportunity to advance and develop your career with one of the leading private healthcare organisations. For further information and details please contact Zoe Allen at Finegreen Associates on 0161 416 6086.