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The Private Clinic has been established for over 30 years and is the leading company in the non-invasive and minimally invasive sector. At The Private Clinic you will be working alongside some of the leading medical authorities in the Country, in beautiful boutique clinics.

Prior experience in the sector is essential. CVs should be sent to recruitment@theprivateclinic.co.uk


No Agencies please


Scrub Nurses Needed, Full Time, London

March’2017

Title: Scrub Nurses Needed
Location:Fitzroy Square, London
Nature:Full Time

  • We are looking for experience plastic surgery scrub nurses to join team in Fitzroy Square, London.
  • This is a state of the art, brand new theatre based in Central London very assessable to public transport.
  • We offer regular hours (no Sundays or night shifts), 25 days annual leave plus other benefits.

OVERALL OBJECTIVES

To provide clinical support to a in order to care for patients in the operating theatre environment with the highest possible standard. To provide a safe environment and actively contribute to clinical practice and duties as required. The post-holder will demonstrate and maintain strong clinical standards and patient care.

ROLE

  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist/scrub with various types of cosmetic surgical procedures.
  • Participate fully as a team member, sharing knowledge and information.
  • Demonstrate through a holistic approach to care and day to day clinical issues, an understanding of evidence based practice.
  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist in pre and post operative care of the patient following the procedures.
  • Develop a skill mix that can be adopted in all areas of patient care including outpatients.
  • To assist in stock control and ordering.
  • Flexibility around business requirements.
  • Cover the out of hours on call phone according to the on call rota.
  • Follow up care and advice is provided to patients.
  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements.
  • A high standard of professionalism and standards is maintained at all times.

CLINICAL

  • Promote partnership with patients and promote their right to informed choice and support their ability to self care.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the operating theatre environment.
  • Demonstrate technical skills ensuring adherence to local policies.
  • Ensure equipment and other supplies are in stock.
  • Ensure Adverse Incidents are reported and incident form completed in accordance with company policy.

COMMUNICATION

  • Demonstrate politeness, courtesy and sensitivity in dealing with clients, relatives and colleagues. Maintaining a high level of customer service.
  • Contribute towards sharing good practice within the organisation.
  • Promote a positive image of the organisation.
  • Work cohesively with all members of the clinic, ensuring the very best customer service is provided at all times.

PATIENT / CLIENT CARE

  • To support the provision of care in accordance with Company policies.
  • In conjunction with the Theatre Manager provide a suitable and safe environment for the physical and psychological wellbeing of staff, patients/clients and their relatives/carers.
  • Identify clinical risks and ensure that appropriate action is implemented in accordance with the Risk Management policy.
  • Ensure that documentation is maintained to the company standard (including electronic records).
  • In conjunction with the staff team, to assist in developing and maintaining the Company philosophy and model of care.
  • To demonstrate awareness and compliance with Company policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. This will include identification of risk (clinical, health, safety and security).
  • Report all incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors in accordance with Company policies and assist in any investigations as required.
  • Ensure through good practice that customer care initiatives are improved and sustained. Act as a resource for advice to patients, relatives/carers and staff

FINANCE

  • To assist the Theatre Manager in the effective and efficient use of resources & adequate stock levels, adhering to procedures for the use and procurement of supplies
  • Assist the Theatre Manager by adhering to the procedures for the activation of the bank/alteration of duty rotas
  • To participate in the business planning process, helping to identify areas for service development.

INFECTION CONTROL

  • Infection Control is everyone’s responsibility. All staff, both clinical and non clinical, are required to adhere to the Company Infection Prevention and Control Policies and make every effort to maintain high standards of infection control at all times thereby reducing the burden of Healthcare Associated Infections including MRSA.

POLICY /PROTOCOLS

  • All clinical policies and protocols are followed correctly.
  • Effective contribution is made to the development and implementation of appropriate protocols and procedures, reinforcing their use.
  • Infection Control compliance.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION

  • Actively participate in your own professional development in accordance with objectives identified at Appraisal Review, demonstrating professional commitment.
  • Active professional development programme ensures an up to date knowledge of treatment and progress within the specialist areas.
  • Development of own education whilst being supported by The Private Clinic training programmes.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Registered Nurse and/or Operating Department Practitioner.
  • Extensive theatre experience within cosmetic surgery.
  • Customer service.
  • Stock control.
  • Experience within the private sector preferable but not essential.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Enthusiasm
  • Motivational
  • Flexible

Bank Theatre Nurse, Bristol

March’2017

Title: Bank Theatre Nurse
Clinic: Bristol

We are currently looking for a bank theatre nurse to assist in various cosmetic procedures in our Bristol Clinic.
Competitive rates per hour. Please contact recruitment@theprivateclinic.co.uk ASAP if you are interested in applying for this position.

Role

  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist/scrub with various types of surgical procedures.
  • To assist in pre and post operative care of the patient following the procedures.
  • Develop a skill mix that can be adopted in all areas of patient care including out patients.
  • To be responsible for clinical stock control and ordering.
  • Liaison with outside suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Flexibility around business requirements.

Customer Service/Patient Focus

  • Follow up care and advice provided to patients using The Private Clinic paperwork.
  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements.
  • A high standard of service, professionalism and behaviour is maintained at all times.
  • Escalate any patient queries to the Clinic Manager efficiently and in line with The Private Clinic policies.

Care Quality Commission

  • Ensure full compliance in your area of practice under the Health and Social Care act 2008

Skill Required

  • Experienced scrub and assisting skills with aesthetic/cosmetic surgery
  • Customer service
  • Stock control
  • Experience within the private sector preferable but not essential.
  • Registered Nurse and/or Operating Department Practitioner.
  • Extensive theatre experience.
  • Experienced scrub and assisting skills with aesthetic/cosmetic surgery.
  • Customer service.
  • Experience within the private sector preferable but not essential.

Attributes

  • Enthusiasm
  • Motivational
  • Flexible

Theatre Manager, Full Time, Leeds and Bristol

March’2017

Title: Theatre Manager
Clinic: Positions available in: Leeds and Bristol
Accountable to: Regional Clinical Lead & Head of Regional Operations
Nature of role: Full Time

OVERALL OBJECTIVES
To provide an integrated clinical leadership to a in order to care for patients in the operating theatre environment with the highest possible standard. To assume responsibility for the operational management of staff and resources in order to provide a safe environment. To actively contribute to clinical practice and duties as required. To maximise theatre utilisation, Consultant compliance and maintain clinical standards. The post-holder will provide strong leadership and direction to all staff across the service and act as a point of contact for advice and expertise relating to clinical issues. Undertake and delegate the management and organisation of care provision within the operating theatre environment while coordinating the management of the clinical team.

ROLE

  • Participate fully as a team member, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues to support a cohesive team and achievement of team objectives.
  • Demonstrate through a holistic approach to care and day to day clinical issues, an understanding of evidence based practice.
  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist/scrub with various types of cosmetic surgical procedures.
  • To assist in pre and post operative care of the patient following the procedures.
  • Develop a skill mix that can be adopted in all areas of patient care including our patients.
  • To be responsible for clinical stock control and ordering.
  • Liaison with outside suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Flexibility around business requirements.
  • Cover the out of hours on call phone according to the on call rota.
  • Follow up care and advice is provided to patients.
  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements.
  • A high standard of professionalism and standards is maintained at all times.

CLINICAL

  • Promote partnership with patients and promote their right to informed choice and support their ability to self care.
  • Promote effective communications with members of the multi disciplinary team, using their contributions effectively in the delivery of care and the service.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the operating theatre environment.
  • Demonstrate technical skills ensuring adherence to local policies.
  • Conduct clinical supervision of nurses the clinical team.
  • Conduct clinical audits which will link into the clinical effectiveness and clinical governance strategy.
  • Participate in the collection of audit and research data as required. Identify areas where local audit is required and conduct the audit.
  • Monitor clinical KPIs to continuously improve clinical standard and quality of care.
  • To delegate responsibilities to nursing staff and technicians.
  • Ensure that nursing records are correctly maintained.
  • Ensure equipment and other supplies are in stock.
  • Ensure Adverse Incidents are reported and incident form completed in accordance with company policy .
  • To record and investigate complaints in accordance with company policy.
  • To ensure compliance with CQC standards and to ensure the clinical areas and team are meeting safety and regulatory guidelines as mandated by the clinic and other governing agencies.

MANAGERIAL

  • Provide managerial direction and support to junior colleagues within the team in the delivery of the service, proactively anticipating and planning for trends whilst maintaining the cohesive team structure and effective use of resources.
  • Act as a clinical role model, demonstrating both a high level of expertise in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care.
  • Contribute and participate in the process of setting goals and benchmarking standards of care. Develop tools to improve the quality of the service and co-ordinate clinic services across the clinic.
  • Lead in a specific area of theatre practice, as agreed , making recommendations, coordinating projects and developing practice guidelines and policies based upon robust evidence, gained from risk assessment, audit and literature review.
  • Contribute to the development of clinical practice, with regards to national recommendations, communicating this to junior colleagues in a positive manner in order to maintain a consistent, motivated focus.
  • Involved in the appraisal and negotiation of ongoing development plans for members of the clinical team.
  • The management of risk is the responsibility of everyone and will be achieved within a progressive, honest and open environment. Ensure that staff will be provided with the necessary education, training and support to enable them to meet this responsibility.
  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all duties and responsibilities of this post are carried out in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Statutory Regulations and TPC Policies and Procedures. This will be supported by the provision of training and specialist advice where required.
  • Assist in the recruitment, selection and retention of staff.
  • Effective staff management including staff attendance, performance, disciplinary and grievance issues within the clinical team.
  • Responsibility for one-to-ones and personal development plans for named staff, as appropriate. Understand the impact of individual PDPs on the learning needs of the department.

COMMUNICATION

  • Demonstrate politeness, courtesy and sensitivity in dealing with clients, relatives and colleagues. Maintaining a high level of customer service.
  • Contribute towards sharing good practice within the organisation.
  • Promote a positive image of the organisation.
  • Work cohesively with all members of the clinic, ensuring the very best customer service is provided at all times.

PATIENT / CLIENT CARE

  • To lead the provision of care in accordance with Company policies.
  • In conjunction with the Clinic Manager provide a suitable and safe environment for the physical and psychological wellbeing of staff, patients/clients and their relatives/carers.
  • Identify clinical risks and ensure that appropriate action is implemented in accordance with the Risk Management policy.
  • Ensure that documentation is maintained to the company standard (including electronic records).
  • Initiate investigations of untoward incidents, accidents, complaints and other relevant information.
  • To delegate tasks and activities to a range of team members in relation to patient care.
  • In conjunction with the staff team, to assist in developing and maintaining the Company philosophy and model of care.
  • To comply with and participate in the Company’s framework of clinical governance within the department area, seeking advice or guidance where necessary.
  • To demonstrate awareness and compliance with Company policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. This will include identification of risk (clinical, health, safety and security). To work towards promoting this to others.
  • Record and report all incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors in accordance with Company policies and assist in any investigations as required.
  • Ensure through good practice that customer care initiatives are improved and sustained. Act as a resource for advice to patients, relatives/carers and staff

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Registered Nurse and/or Operating Department Practitioner.
  • Extensive theatre experience at a senior practitioner level.
  • Experience in practice development and project management.
  • Experienced scrub and assisting skills with aesthetic/cosmetic surgery.
  • Customer service.
  • Evidence of effective staff management.
  • Stock control.
  • Experience within the private sector preferable but not essential.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Enthusiasm
  • Motivational
  • Flexible

The Private Clinic aims to respond to all applications however due to the volume of applicants please be advised that we will only respond to those who are short listed. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 days of your application then you have not been successful.

Please send CV and covering letter to recruitment@theprivateclinic.co.uk

Aug’2015


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