12 month maternity cover contract until December 2019
About the facility
HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016.
The Lister Hospital campus in South-West London has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission in 2017, which highlights the exceptional care and highest quality of nursing and clinical care provided by our staff at the hospital.
The campus encompasses one of the most famous landmarks in Chelsea, The Lister Hospital located next to Chelsea Bridge; Chelsea Outpatients Centre, a modern and contemporary private diagnostic and treatment facility on the famous Chelsea Kings Road and our private outpatient physiotherapy service and independent private general practice at Chelsea Medical Centre.
In May 2017, the campus expanded to include a brand new purpose-built outpatient centre HCA Sydney Street, Chelsea.
The Lister Fertility Clinic, based at the main hospital site, is widely recognised as one of the leading fertility centres in the UK. Since opening in 1988, it has consistently maintained its reputation as being one of the most successful IVF clinics in the country.
As the Senior Staff Nurse in our IVF clinic you will be advising couples undergoing fertility treatment on what to expect in regards to their treatment and ‘hold their hand’ through each stage, ensuring they receive the support they would expect. You will also provide them with instructions on best clinical practice and teach them how to self-inject. As this is a very large and busy department you will be expected to get involved and assist the team to meet their team goals and will mentoring and develop junior members of the nursing team.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week
Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Maintain a high standard of ultrasound imaging in accordance with BFS guidelines
- Liaise with clinicians, nurses and all paramedical staff to enhance patients treatment and care
- Carry out clinical duties in a professional and compassionate manner in accordance with HCA International and HFEA guidelines
- Responsible for the scheduling of patient treatment cycles, liaising with GP’s to arrange prescription and drug administration
- Liaise with wards and staff within the Lister Hospital to co-ordinate treatment and increase awareness of patients’ needs
Skills and Experience
A registered Nurse with significant experience within an IVF setting, you will also have experience of egg donation. As a senior member of the team it is also important you have completed ENB998 or be willing to work towards.
About the Individual
The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate sensitively with people from all cultures and backgrounds, as they will have a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience.
They will be proactive and highly organised as they will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team.