Senior Staff Nurse - ITU
About The Facility
HCA Healthcare UK - World's largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016
The Lister Hospital has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties. For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it's the career destination of choice.
In 2017, The Lister Hospital will be opening a brand new Inpatient Oncology/Acute Medical unit at the main hospital site to support the opening of the Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) new chemo day case suite in the heart of Chelsea.
Our six bedded Critical Care Unit provides general surgery for CC Level 1, 2 and 3 patients and is growing and developing all the time with state of the art equipment. Our CCU is small compared to other CCU services, however this will provide you with the opportunity to really focus on providing a high level of 1 to 1 quality care to our patients and making a difference to their health and wellbeing, whilst also allowing you to focus on other aspects of the unit, where you can drive change and improve the service we offer our patients.
As the Senior Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Critical Care Unit. You will work effectively within the team, supervising, coaching and developing junior staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary, as well as being confident working independently. You will promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the ITU Department.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week with a mixture of earlies, lates, nights and weekends (long shifts).
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £35,673 - £40,401 + 9% shift enhancement and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
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 the care of all patients
- Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff, demonstrating best practice at all times
- Supervise and direct junior team members, deputizing for senior staff in their absence
- Drive high standards of care, assisting with promoting development initiatives and assisting with coaching and development of the team
- Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation and phlebotomy
- Promote a learning environment at all times
Skills & Experience
A registered Nurse with previous experience within critical care, you will have successful completed an ITU course and be working towards an ENB998 and have mentorship/preceptorship experience.
About The Individual
The successful candidate will have a positive, enthusiastic, flexible attitude and be willing to learn from those around them, whilst contributing towards a best practice environment. They will be comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team and be keen to share knowledge and ideas throughout the group. Finally, they will have a customer focused mind set, working to ensure high standards of patient care at all times, working towards the continued success of the department at all times
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!