We have an opportunity for a Band 5 ICU Nurse to join our Intensive Care Unit (Close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).
Our Client is one of the UK’s largest independently owned non-profit hospital, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. They have circa 1200 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.
Their main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. The Duchess of Devonshire Wing is our award-winning cancer centre, which includes state-of-the-art radiotherapy, chemotherapy suites and dedicated patient bedrooms
As an ICU Staff Nurse, you will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of nursing care, ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered to our patients.
This is a full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week (days, nights and weekends.)
The attractive salary range for this role is £34,024 - £44,205 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting & COLA) and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
They offer our permanent staff a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 25 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays, season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.
Duties & Responsibilities
Lead on the delivery of individualised patient care acting as the named nurse, ensuring the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation is in line with evidence-base practices.
Communicate effectively with dignity and respect to patients, relatives, staff and others giving consideration to potential barriers to understanding.
Ensure accurate and comprehensive nursing records are maintained using appropriate IT Healthcare systems available.
Maintain own continuing professional development in accordance with CPD requirements and contribute to the formulation of own objectives and personal development plan.
Act as a role model and behave according to the Clinic’s Behavioural Framework.
This job description is intended as a general guide to the post, but it may change in line with the needs of the department or at the request of the line manager.
Skills & Experience
Registered Adult Nurse with up-to-date NMC registration
Clinical experience within an Acute High Dependency or Intensive Care setting.
ITU/Critical Care and/or Mentorship qualification is desirable but we offer the required courses after an initial period of employment has been completed based on a fair interview process.
Familiar with basic physiology and have a theoretical knowledge base for acute nursing, including mechanical ventilation, renal replacement therapies, advance haemodynamic monitoring, and knowledge on routine medication administered in Intensive Care Settings.
Effective communication with different healthcare players, patients and their relatives, as well as good organisational skills demonstrated by efficient time management.
Demonstrates a proactive and positive attitude, with the ability to work professionally within a multi-disciplinary team.
The successful applicant’s offer is subject to relevant DBS, Occupational Health and Reference Checks respectively, alongside standard Right To Work Checks.