Staff Nurse – ICU/ITU (Intensive Care Unit)

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
26 Oct 2018
Ref
HCA10947-126036
Job Type
Permanent
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.

Job Description

As a Staff Nurse in the Critical Care unit, the post holder will be required to provide a high level of care for patients by assessing, planning, delivering and continued evaluation of care. Additionally, the staff nurse will be responsible and accountable for your own practice and for ensuring the delivery of a high quality service at all times. This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - internal rotation, including long days, nights and weekends. The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £27,000 - £35,169 (include Shift enhancement) and will be dependent upon skills and experience. Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family’s needs • Responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges • Ability to quickly identify any clinical problems and report or take appropriate action • Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy • Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care • All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence • Contributing to the ongoing research based care and other practice development initiatives • Promote good communication channels amongst staff to enhance good team work

Skills & Experience

• NMC Registered General Nurse • Cardiac, Liver, Neuro, or General ITU/HDU specific skills and experience • Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills • Good time management and prioritisation skills • Experience in advanced respiratory ventilation, cardiovascular and renal care would be advantageous

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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