Senior Staff Nurse - Cardiac ITU
About The Facility:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.
Working within one of our 24 hour critical care units will keep you challenged and will give you the opportunity to develop your existing skills. All of our units are equipped with the latest technology and provide specialized care to level 2 & 3 patients; with our commitment to progressing careers within our group and the availability of bank shifts, you will have the opportunity to work across an extremely diverse and acute patient-load. Plus, with our nurse to patient ratio frequently at 1:1, we will give you the opportunity to do what you do best: Care.
As the Senior Staff Nurse you will provide the highest possible care to patients, while being accountable and responsible for the nursing management of a designated area. This will include the supervision of staff and will see you working in a supervisory capacity, expected to be a role model for the team thus enhancing the patient experience, improving patient outcomes and contributing to delivering high standards of care and compassion at all times.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - flexible shifts on internal rotation, including long days, nights and weekends.
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £39,902 - £44,500 + 9% shift enhancement and flexible benefits.
Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell and excellent 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:
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family’s needs
Responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges
Ability to quickly identify any clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
Undertake extended roles such as venipuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence
Contributing to the ongoing research based care and other practice development initiatives
Promote good communication channels amongst staff to enhance good team work
Working with junior staff and delegating and supervising the care in a fair and equitable manner
Recognising the signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient and initiate early interventions in a calm and co-ordinated manner
As shift leader monitor the care of a group of patients and takes the lead in emergency situations, and evaluation of post emergency care situations
Skills & Experience:
Registered General Nurse with NMC pin.
Neuro or General ITU/HDU specific skills and experience.
Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills.
Excellent communication skills with good time management and prioritisation skills.
Mentorship / ENB998
Critical Care Course (60 Credit) / ENB100
Experience in advanced respiratory ventilation, neuro, cardiothoracic, oncology would be advantageous.
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 to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and 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.