Bank Night Staff Nurse in Private Hospital (Ward)

HCAs and Nurses at Weymouth Street Hospital
Weymouth Street Hospital
Posted 2 weeks ago

 

The Weymouth Hospital is part of the Phoenix Hospital Group. The hospital is an acute care hospital, registered for 17 beds, accepting planned and emergency/urgent surgical admissions, with a focus on Cosmetic Surgery. The Consulting and Diagnostic rooms at 9 Harley Street and 25 Harley Street are part of the Phoenix Hospital Group. The clinics is closely affiliated to Weymouth Street Hospital and provides pre-operative consulting, minor procedures and diagnostics and post-operative follow up care for patients of the visiting consultants.

 

Role Purpose

  • To ensure that standards of patients care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the nursing team
  • To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors
  • To ensure that the highest standards of patient and customer care are maintained at all times
  • To assist senior staff in the management of the hospital
  • To provide effective leadership and management in their absence

 

Key Accountabilities & Output

  • Assess, implement and evaluate nursing care with an evidence based approach, providing a high standard of clinical and customer care to all patients
  • Assist with the creation and review of patient centered standards of care
  • Understand the role of the Ward Manager and to support them in achieving hospital business plan
  • Promote an environment receptive to change
  • Attend and participate in ward meetings
  • Participate in the mentorship of HCA’s and new starters
  • Provide a supportive environment staff
  • Support colleagues and work co-operatively to promote good team morale on the ward
  • Identify areas for personal and professional development plus that of junior staff
  • Maintain and expand professional knowledge participating in nursing / hospital educational programs
  • Be able to initiate hospital emergency procedures
  • Assist in the provision of a ward environment conducive to learning
  • Act as a professional and positive role model all to colleagues
  • Involve all staff in the ward team
  • Adhere to nursing and hospital policies
  • Complete an orientation program for new staff
  • Effective communication with team members and other colleagues in the hospital
  • Understand how your actions impact on the marketing of the hospital
  • Respond to telephone calls appropriately
  • Resolve patient / customer concerns where possible and escalate issues if not resolved
  • Promote cost effective utilization of resources
  • Become competent in the use of the in-house computer system
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required and requested by the Ward Manager and other senior staff
  • Taking of blood samples as required
  • Post-operative dressings as required
  • Making appointments for radiology test as required
  • Chaperoning patients as required
  • Ensuring all charges are recorded and processed accurately and in a timely way
  • Support minor procedures i.e. ENT, dermatology and podiatry
  • Maintaining the consulting rooms and ensuring these are organized and welcoming to Consultants, patients and visitors

 

Qualifications / Skills & Knowledge / Qualities:

  • Registered Nurse with 2+ years post qualification experience
  • Presently working in an acute hospital environment – essential**
  • Experience in a private hospital environment -desirable
  • Experience in mentoring colleagues and HCA’s Enthusiastic and committed, a team player, flexible, physically able to carry out the role, sensitive to patient needs

 

Job Features

Job CategoryPhoenix Hospital Group

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