Senior Staff Nurse - Paediatric Oncology/Cardiac
HCA
London
2d ago

Job Description

As a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse working within our cardiac / Oncology ward, you will provide clinical leadership and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care to children and families.

You will be undertaking delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Sister / Charge Nurse and working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - flexible shifts on internal rotation, including long days, nights and weekends.

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £35,673 - £40,401 + 9% shift enhancement and flexible benefits.

Reward & recognition We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.

5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.

We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Sister / Charge nurse
  • Co-ordinate patient care with the multidisciplinary team
  • Manage allocated resources effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Ensure the provision of appropriate mentors for student nurses, and provide a supportive and challenging environment for students in training.
  • Ensure that tailored care plans are in place for all patients in the designated clinical area.
  • Skills and Experience

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support
  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues
  • Teaching and mentoring experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits
  • Experience of supervising and assessing students and shift leading is desirable
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