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Job Description.

Reference: RN/18/06
Closing Date: 29 Jun 2018

Kingsbridge Private Hospital is currently seeking to recruit an additional Nurse within the Recovery department. The initial contract will be for a fixed period of 12 months, after which the role will reviewed to determine ongoing requirement.


Job Title:

Recovery Nurse




Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast


Full time, fixed term – 12 months


37.5 per week

Responsible to:

Recovery Manager

Accountable to:

Operations Manager


Please direct salary enquiries to the recruitment team


Job Summary:

The post-holder will provide high quality direct patient care within the Hospital’s Theatre and Recovery Ward in the following areas: Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Endoscopy.


Key Responsibilities:


Nursing Organisation:


Standard of Care:




Health & Safety:






The above list is not exhaustive and additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.


Person Specification:




  • Qualifications
  • Qualified RGN with Theatre / Recovery experience or ODP Diploma.
  • Live NMC Registration at time of application.
  • Up to date administration of intravenous medicines course.


  • Experience
  • Experience to include 2+ years post registration.
  • Experience in Anaesthetic care and airways management.
  • Experience in Orthopaedics, Endoscopy, Gynaecology, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, and Paediatric Surgery.
  • Current experience in a busy Theatre / Recovery will be looked upon favourably.
  • Special Knowledge and Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Evidence of problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good team player.
  • Ability to be reflective, accept criticism and act constructively.
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities.


  • Personal Attributes
  • Neat, well-groomed and well presented.
  • Good health record.
  • Punctual time keeper.
  • Ability to work core hours.
  • Flexibility for cover.
  • Membership with a professional body.



To apply, please complete an application form and monitoring form and return to the recruitment team. For queries, or further information, please contact the HR Department on 02890 735 215.


Closing date for all applications is Friday 29th June 2018 at 5pm.


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