Area of Work: Theatres
Employer: Private Hospital
Location: Central London
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 25/09/2009
CARE MANAGEMENT, CUSTOMER FOCUS & PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE
Assesses patient care requirements independently and agrees with the patient the level of nursing care required, involving the main carer where appropriate.
Delivers appropriate patient care.
Evaluates care outcomes and knows how to respond to an emergency situation.
Is able to take the lead in an emergency situation.
Ensures that policies and procedures relating to administration of medicines, blood and blood products are followed.
Implements and evaluates patient care around infection control measures.
Takes appropriate action in regards to a patient's or doctor's complaint.
Demonstrates awareness of appropriate actions and resources to deal with conflict of informed consent principles.
Takes positive action to promote equal opportunities for both staff and patients.
Ensures patient confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Ensures that patients comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.
Ensures that all incidents/accidents/near misses are appropriately recorded and reported.
Ensures that own and practice of others is within an ethical and legal framework.
• Maintains responsibility for own professional development.
• Conducts self in a professional manner at all times and acts as a role model for others.
• Acts within the boundaries of and in accordance with the HCA and other Professional Organisational codes of Conduct.
MANAGEMENT OF STAFF RESOURCES
• Carries out supervision of staff resources in an efficient and effective way.
• Participates in procurement and management of resources.
• Proactively participates in capturing revenue
• Implements local, corporate and statutory Health and Safety Policies and ensures staff comply with all measures.
• Understands the Clinical Governance process.
• Participates in implementing and evaluating nationally set standards.
• Works with colleagues in order to facilitate cohesive teamwork.
• Identifies and addresses own performance
• Recognises good performance
• Promotes evidence based/research based clinical practice.
• Participates in local teaching initiatives.
• Communicates delivery and outcomes of care to patients to other members of the MDT.
• Ensure that patient rights are respected at all times.
• Provides a comprehensive hand-over at change of shift to senior colleague.
• Recognises and deals with interpersonal issues in an effective and appropriate way.
• Ensures that all documentation relating to patient care is within the boundaries of the National and Corporate guidelines for good record keeping
How to make an application
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including:
• The job reference in the subject of the email
• A paragraph introducing yourself in the body of the email
• An up to date version of your CV, written in English
• A telephone number and available times for us to contact you
What will happen if your application is successful
- Throughout each of the below stages, we will provide comprehensive guidance and assistance including step by step instructions on how and when to begin your registration process with the appropriate UK professional body (GMC for Doctors, NMC for Nurses, HPC for Allied Health Professionals).
- We do not charge any fees to applicants, we are paid exclusively by the hospital we are recruiting for.
- We will also contribute towards i) travel costs associated with attending an interview in the UK, ii) fees associated with registering with the appropriate UK professional body, and iii) any other costs incurred. The level of our contribution varies depending on the vacancy and each applicant's circumstances, and will be assessed during Stage 1.
Stage 1) Assessment
We will initially send you an email confirming a date and time when we will be contacting you for an introductory conversation.
During the introductory conversation we will assess:
• Your experience, skills and qualifications relating to the vacancy
• Your availability and suitability to relocate to the UK
• Your understanding of what life is like living and working in the UK
• Your short, medium and long term objectives relating to your career and desire to stay in the UK
• Your English speaking and listening ability
We will then select the best applicants to take forward to the next stage, and provide feedback to those who have been unsuccessful.
Stage 2) Interviews with the hospital
It is likely that the hospital will want to conduct a telephone interview with you before inviting you to attend a formal interview in the UK.
Following the telephone interviews, if you are successful you will be asked to attend a formal interview in the UK.
Once a date has been confirmed, we will organise everything for you including:
• Return flights to the UK
• Hotel reservations
• Travel instructions to the hospital
• Information about the hospital, and the format of the interview
Stage 3) Offers of employment
Offers of employment may be subject to the applicant providing the following documentation:
• Professional references
• An occupational health assessment
• Criminal record check
• Proof of professional body registration
Relocating to the UK
If you choose to accept an offer of employment, we will help you organise your relocation including:
• Recommendations on areas to where to look for accommodation
• Introducing you to fellow healthcare workers from your home country
• Providing you with information to about the city in which are moving to including it's history and culture
• Providing you with useful contacts, for when you arrive in the UK