Recovery Nurse

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Recovery Nurse to work in an amazing hospital based in the Marylebone, London area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is an exceptional private hospital provides a wide range of medical procedures in modern surroundings


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As a Recovery Nurse your key responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring patients recovering from anaesthesia, ensuring their vital signs stabilize, and managing any immediate post-operative complications

  • Assessing and managing patients' pain levels post-surgery through medication administration, non-pharmacological interventions, and collaboration with anaesthetists and surgeons

  • Conducting thorough assessments of patients post-surgery to identify any signs of complications, adverse reactions to anaesthesia, or other concerns

  • Monitoring patients' vital signs, including heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen saturation levels, to detect any changes indicating distress or deterioration

  • Monitoring and managing patients' fluid balance to ensure proper hydration and prevent complications such as dehydration or fluid overload

  • Assessing surgical incisions for signs of infection or other complications, ensuring proper wound healing, and providing appropriate wound care as needed

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experience in perioperative or critical care nursing

  • Experience in post-anaesthesia care specifically is highly beneficial

  • Proficiency in basic life supports (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) is essential

  • Able to quickly assess patients' conditions, identify potential complications

  • Ability to closely monitor patients' vital signs and detect subtle changes in their condition is crucial for early intervention and prevention of complications

  • Effective communication with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals is essential

  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion when caring for patients who may be disoriented, in pain, or experiencing anxiety following surgery

The successful Recovery Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £36,000 - £40,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours a week working through day shifts from Monday-Friday working one Saturday a month.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Pension scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Annual leave

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Season ticket loan

  • Annual summer and Christmas parties

  • Private health insurance

  • Good value restaurants

  • Employee discount

  • Career development

  • Employee assistance programme

Reference ID: 6556

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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