Staff Nurse - ITU
About The Facility
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.
With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care, and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovation.
As a Staff Nurse in the Critical Care unit, you will be required to provide a high level of care for patients by assessing, planning, delivering and continued evaluation of care. Additionally, you will be responsible and accountable for your own practice and for ensuring the delivery of a high quality service 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 £33,037 - £36,709 + 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
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
Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
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
Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
Skills & Experience
.Registered General Nurse with NMC pin.
Experience of managing ventilated and non-ventilated patients independently.
Cardiothoracic 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.
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.