Staff Nurse

Recruiter
spire healthcare
Location
Tunbridge Wells
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
16 Oct 2019
Ref
1290198709
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Outpatient Department | Nurse | Band 5 |Flexible hours - no nights or Sundays

Spire Tunbridge Hospital has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Nurse in our outpatient department. The successful applicant will provide high quality evidence-based nursing care in a clinic setting to facilitate smooth and efficient outpatient clinics



Spire Tunbridge Wells is a 40 bedded acute hospital situated in rural Kent, located within five miles of Royal Tunbridge Wells and on the boundaries of West Sussex. The hospital offers a range of services and facilities including two operating theatres, a sterile services department, a dedicated endoscopy suite, and a diagnostic and imaging department with an MRI and CT scanner. There are outpatient and physiotherapy departments providing services six days a week

Duties and responsibilities
  • Run nurse led dressing and phlebotomy clinics and assist in pre-operative investigations
  • Carry out any other duties delegated by the OPD Manager / team leader for the proper and efficient care of the patient's and the smooth running of the department
  • Chaperone and assist Consultants during examination of the patient's and minor surgical procedures and assists in arranging investigations requested by Consultants
  • Complete Outpatient documentation to a high standard
  • Carry out individualised nursing care and procedures to the highest standards complying with hospital policies and procedures at all times
  • Maintain and provide patients with relevant and accessible written information regarding their procedures / treatments




Who we're looking for


  • Current NMC registration
  • Experience working in outpatient or a surgical environment
  • Competence across a range of nursing skills
  • Experience of working in teams with minimum supervision



Benefits



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

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (this will increase to 35 as of 1st January 2020)
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park


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



Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.



For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please apply and you will receive a call from Sherine

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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