Band 6 Nurse - Intensive Care Unit

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £43,129 - £52,727
Contact name: Billie Lycett

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Published: about 2 months ago

​We are working with a leading private hospital in the heat of London, As a Senior Staff Nurse, you will demonstrate clinical expertise when managing critical care therapies i.e. Endotracheal tubes, Mechanical ventilation, invasive haemodynamic monitoring, inotropes, paralysing agents and sedation, and continuous renal replacement therapies.

  •  Full-time, permanent position.

  • 37.5 hours per week.

  •  8am - 8:30pm & 8pm - 8:30am (Long Days, Nights & Weekends - flexibility required).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of high standard patient centred care, as well as promote safe practice by monitoring individualised care provided by the staff members.

  • Make decisions about admission, discharge and appropriate placement of patients in liaison with patients’ Consultants, as well as closely liaise with the ICU Fellows, regarding care delivery & acute decision making.

  • Act as mentor to new starters, permanent staff on developmental courses and students, teaching and assessing them as appropriate.

  • Participation in Clinical Audit, and support senior colleagues, deputising for them in their absence.

  • Encourage good working relationships within the multidisciplinary team (both inter and intradepartmental & ensure accurate and comprehensive nursing records are maintained using appropriate documentation.

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse with valid NMC pin.

  • Recent experience as a Nurse within an Intensive Care setting.

  • Intensive Care & Mentorship Course, with Intermediate Life Support Certificate.

  • Ongoing experience of supervising and mentoring new starters/students.

  • Experience in policy development and implementation, as well as knowledge of Clinical Audits.

  • Sound theoretical knowledge base for acute nursing, including mechanical ventilation, renal replacement therapies and advanced haemodynamic monitoring.

  • Positive role model who can demonstrate high standards of clinical practice, with effective communication skills, and a robust approach to problem solving.

If this sounds like something you would be open to then please do not hesitate to apply below: