Paediatric ICU- Sister/Charge Nurse - London
The Harley Street Clinic is one of the most prestigious and respected private hospitals in London, specialising in complex, cancer, cardiac and neuroscience, care for both adults and children.The 9 bed general ICU is split over two floors. The department deals with general surgery, cardiac surgery, neurology surgery, oncology patients and other emergency patients that require critical care. As part of the Paediatric ICU team the successful applicant will have access to all of HCA Healthcare UK's fantastic benefits. Along with this the successful candidate will work within an established organisation based in one of London's most renowned medical locations and known worldwide for its outstanding service.We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA Healthcare UK's 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 an accommodation 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.Job DescriptionTo assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of critical care nursing. To work within a team, supervising and directing junior staff and deputising for Sisters in their absence.Salary range: £39174 - £45419 + shift enhancement +£3000 (ITU supplement)Duties & ResponsibilitiesTeam leadership and staff motivationAble to demonstrate good presentation skillsAble to communicate complex and sensitive information, gain cooperation where required and overcome barriers to understandingAble to organise own time and make straightforward plans for task, some of which might be ongoingPossess dexterity and coordination needed for the manipulation of IV injections, syringe drivers, volumetric pumps, infusions endotracheal suctioning, insertion of catheters and other similar proceduresAble to participate in moderate physical effort (moving patients/ equipment with the assistance of manual handling aids) frequently during a shiftAble to concentrate on work for frequent periods despite interruptions and demands from othersAble to deal with distressed relatives, care for the terminally ill and deal with emotional consequences of critical/ terminal illness for patients/ relativesDiplomaticComputer literateAble to communicate tactfully and clearly with all members of the MDTAbility to deal with difficult behaviour/ team dynamicsAble to resolve conflictSkills & ExperienceRSCN- Sick Children's Nurse with NMC pinPaediatric Intensive Care qualificationTeaching and mentorship qualificationPILSEPLSShift lead experience within a Cardiac PICUDemonstrate commitment to seamless and consistent high quality care and servicesDemonstrate commitment to personal and professional training and developmentTrack record of building and maintaining effective working relationships with all disciplinesInterest in research and auditPICU experience About The IndividualGood interpersonal skillsA flexible approach to workWilling to support othersDemonstrates ability to use initiativeAbility to work internal rotation to night dutyEffective time managementEvidence of fulfilling PREPCommitted to providing excellent Family Centred CareMotivated, enthusiastic and committed to the department specialty.