ITU Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£14.81 to £23.69 an hour
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Part Time
Barts Health NHS Trust - Band 5 Registered Critical Care Nurse (ITU)

Barts Health NHS Trust are recruiting an experienced critical care nurse to join their dynamic team within the ICU unit of one of their committed, fast-paced and world-class hospitals in London, St Bartholomew's.

Main duties of the job

This is a fantastic chance for a registered ITU nurse to undertake a challenging role within one of Londons leading centres for healthcare. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe delivery of individualised care to the most high-risk patients, while working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team. This is a superb opportunity for anybody looking to advance their skills across a range of specialist sites and progress their career by working alongside some of Londons most skilled critical care practitioners.

About us

Barts Trust offers a range of specialist services and state-of-the-art facilities across its five London hospitals, providing quality healthcare to over 2.5 million people. Barts is one of the largest NHS trusts in England, overseeing St Bartholomews Hospital, Newham Hospital, Mile End Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, and The Royal London Hospital all of which provide exceptional High Dependency (HDU) and Intensive Care (ICU) services to the sickest patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Deliver regular updates to doctors, patients and their family members
  • Begin treatment and monitor doses
  • Respond to a medical emergency and alert the appropriate Doctors as needed
  • Care for patient needs throughout their recovery in the ICU unit
  • Complete all necessary paperwork before transferring a patient
  • Maintain patient records
  • Create and implement effective care plans
  • Providing medical attention to patients in the intensive care unit of hospitals and healthcare facilities
  • Identifying sudden or subtle changes in a patients medical condition
  • Delivering regular updates to doctors, patients and their family members

  • Person Specification

    Additional Criteria


    • Robust clinical knowledge, strong initiative, and an ability to remain calm and work efficiently under pressure
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Honesty and integrity, and a caring patient-centred approach



    • At least 6 months NHS experience in that last 3 years



    • NMC Registration & ITU qualified
    • 6 months post preceptorship experience

    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    UK Registration

    Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Barts Health NHS Trust


    St Bartholomew's Hospital

    W Smithfield


    EC1A 7BE

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