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Bank - ITU / ICU

Reference:HCA13268

Location:London

Salary:Competitive

Facility:Corporate

Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:31/12/2019

About the facility

HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group with a network of the capital’s most respected and long established private hospitals. We are an award winning heathcare provider with our hospitals being awarded as ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ by the CQC.

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.

We pride ourselves on providing world class healthcare, which we achieve through our dedicated highly skilled team of nurses, state of the art facilities and world renowned consultants. Our team of ICU nurses are passionate about delivering outstanding patient care at all times and go above and beyond in everything that they do.

Job Description

As a member of our Bank Adult ITU Nurses, you could be working in any one of our fantastic hospitals depending on where there is a need. Your key role will be to plan and deliver a first class service to our patients. We make sure that the nurse to patient ratio is low in all of our facilities, which gives you the time to dedicate to the patients you are looking after.

By joining HCA's Bank you will have access to a dedicated central support team, priority on available shifts, paid annual leave, paid mandatory training and quick and efficient recruitment process

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the needs of the patient and their families/carers
  • Maintain high standards within the patient environment
  • Fully document all aspects of patient care in a timely manner
Skills and Experience
  • RGN with a valid NMC Pin
  • Advanced respiratory ventilation, cardiovascular and renal care
  • Experience of working in ITU or Critical care
  • Critical Care Course - Essential 
  • ILS
  • Relevant post graduate experience within a UK hospital setting
About the Individual

The right people for HCA's Bank will be adaptable and flexible, able to easily settle into a new environment and be consistently reliable and punctual to ensure they are providing the best level of support to our facilities.

They will have a professional demeanour and personal presentation, along with the ability to ensure our patients are in a calm and comforting environment at all times. They will be able to prioritise their workload, whilst also being comfortable asking for direction from permanent members of the team.

Interpersonal skills are also a must - our patients are extremely varied and a level of sensitivity and cultural awareness are very important. Finally the successful applicant will also have a passion for customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience.