Clinical Facilitator - Day Surgery - PRUH

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 04 Jun 2020

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

At King’s we pride ourselves on the delivery of high standards of patient care, and we provide a wide variety of specialist surgical interventions through our Inpatient Theatres and Day Surgery Theatres at King’s College Hospital (Denmark Hill) including Princess Royal University Hospital (Bromley), Orpington Hospital, Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital (Sidcup).

King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.  As one of only five accredited AHCS in the country, King’s faces exciting challenges as it develops to bring together an unrivalled range and depth of clinical and research expertise to improve patient care. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person to join the Practice Development Team at Day Surgery Unit, Princess Royal University Hospital, and part of Kings. We have a unique opportunity for an experienced registered nurse or Operating Department Practitioner with clinical experience in Anaesthetics, Scrub and Recovery, who is interested in developing their teaching, assessing and time management skills.

At Day Surgery, we cater to Adult and Paediatric patients undergoing procedures such as Gynecology, Vascular, General Surgery, General/Breast surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, dental, Orthopaedics, Urology, Pain, Cardioversion, General Paediatrics and ENT – Ears, Nose and Throat.  

You will have motivation, vision and leadership qualities. As a member of the Practice Development Team, you will deliver high standards of perioperative care, and have the ability to support and develop theatre practitioners to facilitate excellent patient care in the operating theatres. The Clinical Practice Facilitator will be responsible for working with and assessing the Overseas Nurses, students and Health Care Assistance at Day Surgery. Specifically, the role involves devising placement allocations and organising your time to ensure working with trainees, in their designated clinical areas and training progress.

To be eligible for the CPF role you must:

·         Be able to work the required shift pattern;

·         Demonstrate excellent communication skills;

·         Have significant assessing experience (at least two years);

·         Be highly motivated and have good time management skills;

·         Have basic computer skills (to use Excel and Outlook).

You must be a Registered Nurse (NMC) or Registered Operating Department Practitioner (HCPC) with a proven record within the anaesthetic, scrub and or recovery specialty.

This is a part-time post Mondays - Fridays with no night shifts, weekends and or on-calls.

We offer excellent educational opportunities from in-house study courses to post graduate education through Kings College London.

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