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Band 6 Senior Nurse/ODP TAP Lambeth/ Tower/ Nuffield Theatres

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has emerged for three Band 6 Nurses/ ODP's at Tower & Nuffield Theatres. In this role you will play a crucial part in shaping the Theatres Anaesthetics and Perioperative retention strategy and will have an opportunity to excel in professional development, leadership and management. We work collaboratively with Lambeth, Guys Main and North Wing Theatres.

Closing Date: 2nd June 2024

Interview Date: 11th June 2024

Main duties of the job

All candidates applying for this position will actively participate in various clinical and non-clinical roles including:
  • Attending theatre scheduling meetings
  • Assisting with staff rostering, allocation and ensuring adequate skill mix
  • Possess clinical expertise in Anaesthetic/ recovery/ scrub/ surgical admission and Nurse- Led Discharge
  • Assisting with Incident report and complaint investigation
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team
  • Address staffing and clinical concerns by escalating them appropriately


  • About us

    Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

    We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

    We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

    We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    You will oversee various clinical and non-clinical responsibilities. Tower Theatres comprises of three operating theatres, a lithotripsy suite and clinical care endoscopy patients. The clinical area also supports a surgical admissions area and post-operative second stage recovery for day case procedures. Lambeth Theatres comprises of 6 operating theatres, The clinical area also supports a surgical admissions area and post-operative second stage recovery for day case procedures. The clinical areas works in collaboration in North Main Theatres to support patient discharges where appropriate. Nuffield Theatres is undergoing major expansion to support a new surgical admission lounge, two new modular theatres and an 8 bedded recovery unit. This is a very exciting project which will present opportunity for growth and development to successful the candidate.
  • Attending theatre scheduling meetings
  • Assisting with staff rostering, allocation and ensuring adequate skill mix
  • Possess clinical expertise in Anaesthetic/ recovery/ scrub/ surgical admission and Nurse- Led Discharge
  • Assisting with Incident report and complaint investigation
  • Support friends and family feedback and conduct audit
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team
  • Address staffing and clinical concerns by escalating them appropriately


  • Person Specification

    Qualifications/ Education

    Essential

    • BSC/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience
    • Mentorship/Teaching Qualification
    • Post Registration/ CPD Anaesthetic/ Recovery/ Scrub
    • Evidence of ongoing professional development in relevant area of speciality


    Desirable

    • Leadership and Management Course
    • Experience managing budgets


    Professional/ Statutory Registration

    Essential

    • RN1/ RN2/ RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality.


    Skills/Knowledge/ Ability

    Essential

    • You will be able decide how best to achieve expected results, whilst acting within clearly defined policies/ procedures and codes of conduct.


    Desirable

    • Conducting PDR's


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Tower and Nuffield Theatres

    Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust

    London

    SE1 9RT

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    196-NM11585

    Company

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