Nurse – Cosmetic

Posted on: April 14th, 2021 by Phoenix Hospital Group No Comments

MyBreast are currently looking for a proactive nurse who is able to provide support pre and post operatively for surgical patients ultimately ensuring patient safety.

Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • To work as an autonomous practitioner with specialist skills in cosmetic surgery, aesthetic treatments, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care within protocols.
  • Assist consultants during clinics
  • See patients for post op dressings, IV infusions, injections and more
  • Act as the named nurse to all cosmetic and aesthetic patients
  • Manage surgical pathway of cosmetic surgery patients from enquiry onwards
  • Undertake a risk assessment for the patient anaesthetically and surgically
  • To undertake a nursing assessment, obtaining a detailed past medical history and ordering of appropriate clinical investigations
  • Once assessed, to identify patients at risk and invite for assessment in person, perform investigations and referrals as necessary
  • Implement intervention based on the results of the assessment and investigations
  • Identify any patients that are not suitable for surgery and escalate
  • Maintain accurate patient records, completing documentation to ensure seamless multidisciplinary communication
  • Participate in continuous audit of the Pre-assessment service
  • Submit hospital booking forms for surgery bookings
  • Order garments and or equipment for surgical procedures
  • Manage complex psychological needs of patients
  • Demonstrate clinical excellence within the cosmetic surgery
  • Interest in developing current and new services

Essential:

  • Registered Nurse/NMC Pin
  • Minimum 5-years Nursing experience
  • Minimum 2-years Cosmetic Surgery experience
  • Pre and Post op experience
  • Phlebotomy skills
  • Ability to work confidently unsupervised
  • Good understanding of wound care and post-operative complications
  • Be able to manage post-operative complications and escalate concerns in an appropriate manner
  • Good understanding of CQC and governance compliance activities
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Reasonable IT skills

Desirable, but not essential:

Experience from non-surgical aesthetic

Benefits:

  • Flexibility with working hours
  • We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension
  • Life assurance
  • Social gatherings

Healthcare Assistant – Outpatient Clinics

Posted on: March 30th, 2021 by Phoenix Hospital Group No Comments

Operating in central London, Phoenix Hospital Group provides hospital and diagnostic services within the private healthcare market and is renowned for the quality and range of services provided.

We are looking for a Healthcare assistant to join our nursing team in our outpatient departments. Candidate must be proactive and a great team player.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support consultants during clinics.
  • Assist with procedures and minor operations under LA within dermatology, gynaecology, plastic surgery and more.
  • Cover phlebotomy clinics.
  • Preparing and setting up for clinics. Taking part in stocking and stock take.
  • Taking part in doing audits.
  • Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Promote people’s equality, diversity and rights.

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a HCA who is positive, proactive and a great team player. When you join Phoenix Hospital Group, you join a work family. You will work closely with consultants and all teams within the company: radiology, pathology/lab, theatre, reception, booking and more.

Essential:

  • Trained and experienced in phlebotomy
  • Experience within one or more of the following areas: Cosmetic surgery, wound care, theatre, dermatology, ENT, gynaecology.

Desirable, but not essential:

Experience from working within the private sector.

Benefits

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension
  • Life assurance
  • Social gatherings

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Salary: Depending on experience

Rotational Radiographer

Posted on: January 10th, 2021 by Phoenix Hospital Group No Comments

Operating in central London, Phoenix Hospital Group provides hospital and diagnostic services within the private healthcare market and is renowned for the quality and range of services provided.

We are currently looking for a Rotational Radiographer to join our Radiology team.

Job purpose:

  • To provide a high quality radiographic service in a safe and efficient environment.
  • Promote continuing professional development and ensure that the quality assurance programme is maintained within the main x-ray, CT and MRI departments.
  • The performance of diagnostic radiographic techniques encompassing specialisation in one or more imaging modalities. The supervision and deputisation duties consistent with efficient service delivery ensure a high quality of patient care within the imaging department.
  • To participate in Saturday working

Main Duties:

  • Act independently in the assessment of referrals for x-ray examinations, taking full responsibility for the justification of general x-ray examinations in order to reduce unnecessary ionising radiation exposure to patients. This is done in accordance with departmental protocols and IR (ME) R 2000. Making informed decisions with regard to methodology and modification of technique taking into account the performance and limitations of available equipment to attain the best possible image. Advise lower grades in this process when required.
  • Prioritise workload depending on the severity of a patient condition and the direct impact on their management and organise radiographer cover appropriately.
  • Explain to the patient the methodology of the procedures to be undertaken and how to get results of their examination.
  • Analyse the radiographic image and provide opinion, occasionally verbal opinion may be provided to clinicians.
  • Acquire, provide and archive diagnostic images utilising best practice, and to use appropriate technology and equipment in order to maximise the diagnostic process. Liaise with fellow health care workers and referring clinicians to provide a high quality imaging service to patients. Work as part of a team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all individuals by observing radiation safety by the correct use of personal dosimetry (Personal Radiation Dose Monitoring Badges), shielding equipment, and dose reduction techniques.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all individuals by observing the health and safety regulations and guidance disseminated from the health and safety department. Comply with local policies and procedures. Participate with the performance of risk assessments if required. Observe recommendations made and report incidents and near misses via the SENTINAL reporting system.
  • Collect, compile and record information accurately and effectively to facilitate the principles of data review with special regard to confidentiality, auditing effectiveness and highlighting irregularities to ensure the maintenance of professional standards.
  • To maintain and update the required skills, knowledge and technical expertise. Actively pursue continued professional development in all aspects of the radiographers’ role, and to record such instances appropriately. To facilitate the carrying out of existing and new techniques and to be actively involved in the training and advising of colleagues, thus ensuring up to date best practice.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualification:

  • DCR(R), BSc or recognised equivalent qualification in diagnostic radiography
  • Current HCPC (Health Care Professionals Council) registration
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Computer skills
  • Current knowledge of modern imaging techniques and applied practice
  • Post qualifying radiographic work experience
  • CT experience
  • Evidence of CPD within speciality and beyond

Sufficient knowledge and experience to comply with:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • COSHH 1999
  • IR (ME) R 2000