Position – Senior Specialist Nurse – Private Medical Centre – Hertfordshire
Ref - HBSSNDOCS
Location – Herts
Salary – Dependent upon experience
My client Specialises in same day diagnostics and outpatient medical and dental services that deliver an extensive range of treatments at their state-of-the-art clinic in the Hertfordshire region.
Working with highly qualified GPs, medical consultants, dentists, support staff and the most advanced diagnostic and imaging equipment available in the industry enables us to deliver an exemplary standard of patient care in addition to an extensive range of medical and dental services and treatments all under one roof.
My client has a vision for the future of self pay, insured, self-referral, NHS and private referral care which promotes a culture of the healthcare consumer.
Their sites consists of the following -
10 Consulting rooms for Specialist Consultant sessions and private GP services
Dental suite comprising 4 rooms available for general and specialist dental procedures
Comprehensive diagnostic department which includes MRI and CT scanners, mammography, X-ray and ultrasound technology
Physiotherapy area with specialist physiotherapy and rehabilitation services
Aesthetics providing safe, effective non-surgical aesthetic treatments
Beautiful reception, waiting and central atrium
My client will be running 7 days a week providing outpatient clinics, private primary care services including GP and advanced nurse practitioner appointments, travel immunisations, well woman/man clinics. All services they provide will have access to their diagnostics, reducing wait times for patients and delivering a ‘one stop’ experience.
In certain areas training will be provided for candidates who demonstrate the clients values and the dedication to patients that my client is looking for.
A refreshing place to work, my clients site will allow you to do the job you have been trained to do and in a fabulous environment with the best facilities and equipment available.
They can offer
Highly competitive Salaries
Contributory pension scheme
25 days holiday increasing with service
OSD Healthcare plan – that allows you to benefit from the services my client provides
Discounted Gym membership
Employee Assistance Programme [EAP]
Great working environment
Dedicated staff area including changing and locker room, lounge and dining area, library and training rooms
Attractive working hours including flexible options for full time and part time staff
Scope of Role
The Senior Specialist Nurses is a predominantly clinical role combined with responsibilities to assist the Lead Nurse in the daily management of the nursing team to deliver safe and effective clinical and services.
This is senior role requiring outstanding customer service and patient relationship skills. The successful candidate will be a confident, articulate practitioner with a wide range of clinical experience in a primary care or outpatient setting.
Maintain a visible presence with patients and staff, fostering an open culture that values high quality care and sound clinical outcomes. To manage and participate as part of the clinical nursing team to ensure exceptionally high quality bespoke care provided to our patients including treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education
Promote a collaborative, evidence-based service culture to foster continuous improvement and share good practice.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all key stakeholders including Consultants, GPs, Clinic staff and external partners.
Participate in risk management processes to ensure the organisation manages risk robustly.
Assist with the implementation and training of Infection Control systems and procedures throughout the clinic.
Promote and demonstrate effective communication practices within nursing services and with all other interfaces.
Ensure that our Company values are demonstrated throughout the nursing team.
Participate in the organisation and delivery of training of nursing and other staff as required.
Supervise and review the clinical skills of more junior members of staff and assist in their training and development.
Assist with the management of nursing workload and resources, on a daily basis ensuring appropriate levels of nursing cover are maintained at all times at safe levels.
To deputise for the Lead Nurse as required.
Demonstrate a positive commitment to our values in all aspects of work
To work flexibly as part of the team and to undertake any other relevant duties as required in the post.
Carry out clinical nursing including assessment, screening and treatment services and health education advice using sound clinical judgement and in line with company protocols.
Collaborate with other clinicians/agencies, regarding diagnostics and interpreting results.
Conducting consultations including taking a history, examination, differential diagnosis and treatment and refer to GP where necessary
Diagnosing, assessing and managing long term conditions
Carrying out effective telephone triage to assist with the effective planning of treatments and examinations
To undertake a wide range of clinical duties including:
Other general nursing duties eg dressings, ear syringing, etc
Well man and women clinics
Assisting doctors as appropriate
Providing general and specific health screenings to patients within agreed protocols
Where appropriately trained and qualified independently prescribing medicines
Contribute to the development and improvement of patient pathways
Ensure all processes are following in relation to patient notes and all documentation associated with patient health care and monitor compliance on a regular basis.
Ensure compliance with all protocols relating to collection, storage and dispatch of pathological specimens including intravenous blood samples, swabs, smears etc. and ensure the cleanliness of any equipment used.
Registered first level nurse
BSc (Hons) or eqiv
Membership of a professional body
Clinical supervision training and experience
Evidence of CPD
Experience and Knowledge
Substantial post registration experience
Primary nursing and out patients experience.
Management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries
Accountability and responsibility of team.
Knowledge of local and national health policy and the wider health economy
Knowledge of clinical governance issues
Knowledge of patient group directions and associated policy
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.