Sister / Charge Nurse - ITU

Location
Edgbaston
Salary
Market related
Posted
25 Oct 2017
Closes
22 Nov 2017
Ref
SYS-19983-77
Nursing Field
Intensive care
Function
Clinical Nurse
Job Type
Permanent

BMI Priory Hospital in Birmingham is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join their team of staff in the ITU department.

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • RGN with valid NMC Registration
  • Substantial experience in an acute intensive care setting
  • Ability to plan and deliver care for the critically ill patient.
  • Ability to liaise with consultants.
  • Familiar with emergency situations.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to perform extended role procedures, i.e. ECG’s, venepuncture, IV drugs and arterial blood sampling.

Duties of this role include:     

  • To promote and maintain a highly professional and caring standard of nursing.
  • To participate in the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programs of care.
  • Responsible for carrying out all forms of nursing care within the clinical area.
  • Accurate and full documentation of records
  • Individualised patient care/ planning.
  • Provide high standards of care, i.e. asepsis, working equipment, stock control.
  • Follow hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the induction of new staff and participate in training of staff.
  • Assisting with teaching and assessing junior staff.
  • Supervision of staff where appropriate.
  • Work well as a member of the team and support sisters and charge nurses, keeping them informed of patient condition.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum

Interested?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.