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HDU, Critical Care Staff Nurse (RGN) West Yorkshire

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JP Recruitment
27 November 2013
25 December 2013
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Registered Nurse (High Dependency Unit)

Location: West Yorkshire

Functional Area: Clinical - Nursing

Salary:£25,000 to £28,000 dependant on experience

Hours per week:37.5

Role type:Permanent, Full-time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse (HDU) to work at a Private hospital in the West Yorkshire Area  


The Hospital has 57 single rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. A seven bed day care unit and a high dependency unit, combined with the latest in technology and support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.


The purpose of this role is to participate in the delivery of HDU care within the hospital. You will liaise with Senior nurses to ensure adequate provision of HDU cover when required, ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies as a skilled member of the HDU and Ward nursing team and promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors


Key Accountabilities:


  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care
  • To act as a mentor and educator offering support and guidance for junior staff members and student nurses
  • To actively participate in clinical teaching in the HDU and ward areas
  • To participate in the induction programme for all newly appointed staff as required
  • To participate in the programme of continuing education and training for all  staff as required
  • To ensure that the health and safety of all patients, visitors and staff in line with the hospital policies
  • Report any incidents or accidents in line with the Health & safety policy
  • To assist in other wards or departments as required
  • To exercise economy in the use of drugs, dressings and equipment, providing a safe and cost effective service
  • To conduct yourself professionally within the standard and framework provided by the NMC “Code of Professional Conduct”
  • To keep up to date with clinical and professional developments in nursing and to attend relevant study sessions in accordance with NMC PREP guidelines
  • To undertake any specified training that is mandatory or relevant to the development of your role/service/hospital
  • To be familiar and competent with all emergency procedures

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications: 


  • RN
  • Teaching/mentorship qualification
  • Post registration clinical course in HDU
  • Up to date knowledge in acute medicine / surgery
  • Aware of NMC code of accountability
  • Proven experience in an acute hospital
  • HDU/Intensive Treatment Unit experience
  • HDU/ITU qualification / competencies ideal
  • Must have recent HFU / IYU experience

For Further Details, PLEASE contact Catherine Durr on 07507836385 or email

JP Recruitment