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Critical Care Outreach Nurse

About The Facility

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.

Job Description

Working as an Outreach Nurse within the critical care team you will respond to requests from clinical staff in ward areas for urgent/emergency review of patients at risk of clinical deterioration and provide highly specialised advice and direct support to nursing and medical staff in relation to acute illness management.

Utilising all resources effectively in delivering critical care outreach services to patients. And to act as a self-directed practitioner who directs, delivers and evaluates patient care founded on nursing and medical practice models.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

This role offers an attractive and competitive salary of between £40,195 - £45,000 and will dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

Effectively manage and control resources in line with budgetary requirements
Design and manage systems that ensure patients at risk of deterioration receive an effective response
Plan and manage own workload
Maintain and continuously improvement the provision of critical care outreach, acute pain and resuscitation services using audit, learning from incidents, introduction of national or cooperate initiatives, feedback and training
To work collaboratively on educational strategies which support the outreach pain resuscitation services
Keep abreast of all developments in professional nursing with regard to new healthcare standards and changes in practice. Maintaining the dissemination of this knowledge to appropriate members of the multi-disciplinary team
Ensure own competency in using appropriate equipment
Be aware of and adhere to appropriate national guidelines
Build relationships with key stakeholders including surgeons and anaesthetists

Skills & Experience
Post graduate education within the critical care speciality
RGN - Adult registration
Extensive experience in a similar role.
ALS provider or willingness to undertake the course upon successful appointment
Advanced critical care nursing skills
Skill in prioritising workload and delegating as appropriate

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

Critical Care Outreach Nurse


Published on 27 Jan 2020