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Staff Nurse - Pre-op service

HCA Healthcare UK
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15 Jun 2024

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Staff Nurse -Pre -Op Service
Manchester: The Christie Private Care, 550 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX  

Full time; 37.5 hours per week  

Shifts: Monday – Friday 8-7 (Flexibility required, shifts are normally 8-4 or 11-7)  

Salary: £28,450-£33,069 depending on Experience   


Great opportunity for a staff Nurse to join the team @ the TCPC Outpatients/Pre-op Service; a diverse and progressive place to work. 

 If you're ready for a new challenge in your career then this role is for you. Be part of a team that is passionate about patient care and delivering an excellent service  


As a staff nurse in the pre-op service your duties will include:  

  • Phlebotomy/ECG/Observations 

  • Complete thorough and comprehensive pre-op assessments 

  • Complete telephone triage's and determine if patients need to be seen face to face or not 

  • Escalate issues to the surgeons and facilitate solutions before the patient is due for admission. 

  • Provide support and guidance to the pre-op HCA 

  • Provide holistic, patient centered care 

  • Review wounds in post-op clinics, redress them according to the surgeons wound care plan. 

  • Liaise with patients via telephone before minor procedures, provide them with advice and information on their procedure and expected recovery. 

  • Escalate logistical issues to the ward prior to admission 

  • Manage a robust COVID swabbing process and ensure patients understand the importance. 

  • Assist the Pre-op Sister in the organisation of appointments and paperwork. 

  • Complete audits of the service and contact patients for feedback under the guidance of the pre-op Sister. 

  • Ensure patients having major bowel surgery have seen the stoma nurse 


 At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.    


What you’ll bring:   


  • Registered Nurse Level 1 NMC Registration  

  • Pre-operative experience within Oncology Desirable. 

  • Surgical experience essential 

  • Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures  

  • ECG Skills  

  • Phlebotomy trained  

  • Computer Literate 

  • Wound care/dressing check knowledge 


Why HCA UK?  

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.   

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Pre-Op Nurse you’ll be eligible for:  


  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you  

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals  

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service  

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme  

  • Group Life Assurance from day one  

  • Critical illness cover  

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay  

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland  

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you  

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers  


Diversity and Inclusion  

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.  

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.  


HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2024.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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