Sister - ITU
About The Facility:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
The Lister Hospital and its outpatient centres are located in the heart of Chelsea, and have consistently provided care and treatment in London for over 30 years. We offer access to leading consultants from London's top teaching hospitals and contemporary treatment, with several highly specialised units including fertility, gastroenterology and cardiology.
With 57 beds across three floors, we offer a specialised service, bespoke to our patient’s needs. Our six-bed critical care unit provides dedicated specialised care to seriously ill patients with a range of surgical or medical conditions.
As the Sister/Charge Nurse for our Critical Care unit, you will provide clinical leadership in the delivery of the service. Deputising for the Unit Manager, you will oversee the day to day clinical operations of the department, acting as an expert practitioner and role model, assisting your junior colleagues to develop advanced knowledge and skills in order to benefit the treatment and care of critically ill patients in our hospital.
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 £46,400 - £51,557 + 9% shift enhancement and flexible benefits
Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.
Duties & Responsibilities
As shift leader guide and supervise staff and take overall responsibility for the assessment of patients and delivery of care plans by utilization of advanced skills
Participation in investigations and responds to complaints positively; able to guide and support junior staff on dealing with complaints and clinical incidents
Assists Unit Manager in formal investigations; able to initiate, undertake and complete investigation in absence of manager
Acts as a resource to others and acts as a role model to junior staff
Management of absence when it occurs
Management of a team of nurses on a shift to shift basis
Management of the delivery of the Critical Care service in the absence of the Departmental Manager
Allocating appropriately and manages change whilst taking skill mix, ward routine and the MDT into consideration
Skills & Experience
Registered General Nurse
First line management course
Advanced respiratory ventilation, cardiovascular and renal care
Experience of working in ICU or Critical care
Cardiothoracic, General, Liver or Neuro experience in an ICU environment
ITU/ Critical Care course
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.