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ICU Nurse

Are you looking to further your career as an ICU nurse within a well-established NHS trust?
If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

One of our clients based in Bristol is looking for a new ICU nurse to join their team of dedicated professionals. Whether you’re well experienced or newly qualified there is a place for you in this team.
They aim to deliver exceptional healthcare for all their patients, carers and visitors to ensure their care is of the highest quality and their patients are treated with respect and dignity. They also aim to provide high standards of care that can be comparable to the best in the world.
Their Intensive Care Unit is a purpose-built state of the art 48-bedded unit within one of the UK’s first £450 million super-hospitals, achieving excellent outcomes including some of the highest trauma survival rates in the country.
Bristol is widely considered to be the capital of the South West—and is regularly voted as one of the best places to live in the UK. The city has its feet firmly in the 21st century, with an impressive history to match. Whether it's culture, shopping, eating out, sport, or any other of life's essentials, you'll find them there.

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the personal care of the critically ill patient within the Intensive Care
  • Unit by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care.
  • Ensure Trust Policies and Procedures are known and followed.
  • Assist in the management, care and safe use of specialist equipment. Ensure the availability
  • of supplies in accordance with ICU policy.
  • Recommend and practice acceptable economies for the promotion of an effective and efficient
  • nursing service.
  • Arrange safe transfer or discharge of patients and plan the patients’ after care with
  • appropriate staff, if required.
  • Work within the multi-professional team, implement care programmes / packages.
  • Take personal responsibility for ensuring that patients and unit visitors are treated with
  • courtesy always and the individual needs of the patients are respected.
  • Ensure the safe custody of patients’ valuables and property.
  • Participate and contribute to delegated roles, under the supervision of a senior clinical ICU 
  • Nurse.
  • Provide supervision of junior staff as well as support for senior staff in the clinical setting.
  • Refer to and advise other disciplines to support delivery of care e.g. physiotherapists, stoma
  • nurses.
  • Provide advice, support and recommendations to other departments on patients care and
  • Conditions

Requirements

  • NMC Registration RGN Part 1 
  • Ability to supervise and teach pre-registration learner nurses  
  • Proven professional development 
  • Requirement to maintain up to date mandatory training.  
  • Post registration experience in an acute setting or has had a placement in ICU as a preregistration student. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Enthusiasm to learn self-motivated and self-reliant.  
  • Ability to work within a multi-professional team.  
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Organisational and analytical skills 
  • Accurate physical, technical and mental skills

Benefits

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Facilities
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Staff Discount Brochure and Discounts Websites
  • Staff Lottery
     

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery

Are you a registered nurse looking to further your career in Neurosurgery?
If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

Our client in Bristol is looking for a registered nurse to work in their Stroke rehabilitation and Neurology department.
They are based at Southmead, Bristol’s flagship hospital; their neurosurgery unit offers three state-of-the-art neurosurgical theatres, with one theatre dedicated to emergency procedures. Their team features 13 highly specialised consultants, who were the first in the UK to adopt software-based integrated theatres in which data and images are called up at the touch of a screen.
Whether it's culture, shopping, eating out, sport, or any other of life's essentials, you'll find them in Bristol. Bristol welcomes over nine million visitors every year, and this is little wonder when you consider the city’s outstanding cultural attractions close by.

Responsibilities

  • Organise and participate in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Take regular responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • To report to the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team any significant changes in a patient’s condition or situation. 
  • Responsible for taking charge of the ward/department on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility. 
  • Take personal responsibility as a team leader for the delivery of care of patients in a defined area. 
  • To contribute towards health promotion for all patients by providing education, support and advice, as necessary Ensure referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required. 
  • Ensure the safe ordering, administration and custody of patients’ medication according to Trust policies and procedures. 
  • In the absence of senior staff be responsible for delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, health care assistants and students 
  • Where relevant to be responsible for and assist in co-ordinating discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team 
  • Where relevant, responsible for the admission, assessment and preparation of patients undergoing treatment or investigations. 
  • Escort patients to other wards or departments as required. 
  • To take personal responsibility for ensuring that patients are treated with courtesy at all times, the individual needs of patients are respected and confidentiality is maintained at all times. 
  • Liase effectively with other disciplines or departments as appropriate. 
  • To be able to act in emergency situations and to be familiar with emergency procedures including fire and resuscitation. To be responsible for the support and direction of junior staff in such situations according to Trust policy. 
  • To be responsible for ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Requirements

  • Registered nurse with current NMC licence to practice. 
  • Evidence of continued professional development i.e. a professional portfolio and participation in appraisal and development review. 
  • To have achieved a recognised teaching & assessing qualification. 
  • Completion of training for additional clinical skills required in the ward/department i.e. IV drug administration/cannulation & venepuncture/male catheterisation/training to monitor and change syringes for epidural & PCA syringe drivers. ECG training. 
  • Green card training for the use of pumps or machinery relevant to the ward or department. Evidence of attendance at mandatory training appropriate to the role. 
  • Competence in the use of computers and electronic communication systems or expectation to develop existing skills further as the needs of the service dictate. 
  • Evidence of an ability to critically appraise and utilise research to maintain and improve patient care. Sound knowledge of health promotion issues to ensure junior staff, patients and carers are provided with education, support and advice as required.

Benefits

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Facilities
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Staff Discount Brochure and Discounts Websites
  • Staff Lottery
     

Staff Nurse - Neuro

Our client is one largest hospital trust in the UK, who is dedicated to delivering excellent clinical care for everyone and treating patient with respect, dignity and most importantly as a person. This is an amazing opportunity to an experienced team and a trust that continuously invest their staff to promote excellent healthcare service 

  • Band 5 - Salary between £23,023 - £29, 608 (Depending on experience) 
  • SKYPE INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE FOR ALL CANDIDATES
  • RELOCATION SUPPORT AVAILABLE UP TO £4,000

Why should you apply?

  • Are you an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking for your next career move? If so then the Neurology Department at North Bristol NHS Trust could be just what you’re after.
  • You will be part of a department who is responsible for providing outpatient and inpatient services to the whole of Bristol for adults with neurological problems.  
  • You will be part of an active programme of research in clinical neuroscience which is conducted by the Trust to find new ways of providing exceptional care 
  • A busy and exciting specialty with supportive Multi-disciplinary team
  • A Ward who offers training 
  • A division with a diverse range of opportunities in both clinical and managerial progression with the option for bespoke rotation packages across specialties, and a well-structured and supported preceptorship programme to help you achieve your career aspirations and realise your full potential.

Area

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and a rich history.

Requirements 

  • NMC registered 
  • BSc Nursing 
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing within the clinical area
  • Communication skills 
  • Positive attitude 
  • A Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Flexible to work across different shift patterns
  • Passionate and empathic with patients
  • Dynamic and professional individual 
  • Knowledgeable & understands and adheres to policy and procedures

So, if you are passionate about provided exceptional care and want to join a team who is making a difference in a one of the biggest trusts in the UK, apply now to learn more about this exciting role.


 

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