Staff Nurse - ICU

London (Central), London (Greater)
£30000 - £35000 per annum
07 Feb 2014
07 Mar 2014
Matt Dunn
Job Type
Staff Nurse (ICU) HCL are working with a prestigious hospital located in the heart of London`s esteemed medical district. The hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 120 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. The eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery, a hybrid theatre to enable complex vascular surgery, a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country. Job Description The main purpose of this role will be to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of Intensive nursing care. The post holder will work within a team, assisting Senior Staff Nurses, Sisters, Managers and Intensivists deputising for Senior Staff Nurse and Sister in their absence. Duties and Responsibilities Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedure Promote good communication channels amongst staff enhancing good team work Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff Deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership and management Skills & Experience Registered Nurse Level 1 NMC Registration Experience in intensive care nursing Phlebotomy training desirable Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures Health and Safety training Lifting and Handling About the Individual The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate good verbal and non verbal communication skills, with the flexibility to respond to the needs of the department.