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Senior Staff Nurse - Paediatric Urgent Care

Senior Staff Nurse - Paediatric Urgent Care

Salary: £35,673 and £40,401+ 6% shift enhancement and flexible benefits.

Type: Permanent

Language: English (UK)

Location: London

Work Hours: 37.5 Hours per Week.

Start Date: ASAP

HCL Permanent is currently working with an internationally recognised hospital that is situated within London.

You will be joining a hospital that is well-known for its innovation and commitment to providing the highest level of patient care.

The service is open for patient consultations, diagnostic tests and minor procedures if necessary.

You will act as a role model to other staff both in your unit at all times, acting as a guide to junior members of the team; facilitating mentorship and preceptorship programs when required.

Creating a positive and welcoming atmosphere for patients and their families is an essential part of this role.

Job Description

You will work with the Ward Sister and multi-disciplinary team members in monitoring and maintaining policies, standards of nursing care and staff development.

You will deputise for the Ward Sister in the management of the clinical area this will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action in emergency or unforeseen situations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate good leadership skills and act as a clinical and managerial resource within the clinical area.

  • Monitors patient flow through the department.

  • Demonstrates specialist skills and knowledge within the Urgent Care Centre

  • Undertakes relevant clinical skills within role requirements following training and assessment (eg venepuncture, cannulation, administrating medication, aseptic dressings, assembling equipment, maintaining infusions, wound care, ECG recording and other medical procedures.)

  • Accurately observe patient's conditions recording and interpreting clinical observations and initiate appropriate actions/ interventions.

    Discussing all concerns with the medical team.

  • Provide patients/ families with information regarding the management of their condition.

  • Demonstrate assessment skills and priorities unwell patients.

  • Escalate all safeguarding concerns to the Safeguarding lead.

Skills & Experience

  • RSCN/Child Branch registration

  • Paediatric A&E experience essential

  • Level 3 Safeguarding children training undertaken within the last 12 months

  • Valid APLS or EPLS

  • Phlebotomy training (Desirable)

Please do not hesitate to contact me 02078618777 ext 1218