Staff Nurse Emergency Department

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,466 to £39,521 a year inclusive
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job summary

We currently have Band 5 vacancies in the Emergency Department at Charing Cross Hospital. The department is a busy, acute area seeing multiple patients of varying acuities. Due to the new, expanded department we have increased our nursing numbers and are looking to recruit staff nurses. We welcome applications from staff new to ED and to staff with previous experience in ED. We are fortunate to have a team of highly skilled senior nurses to support your development, including nurse consultants, emergency practitioners and a practice development nurse.

The post holder will be expected to work with staff to maintain standards in line with Trust and NMC guidelines. In exchange Imperial College offers the chance to work in a forward thinking organisation where there is a strong basis of continuing professional development, and encouragement to advance personal practice. We offer flexible working patterns. You will in all aspects be supported by the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse, Matron and Nurse Consultants in the department.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients that is compassionate and caring.
  • To assess care needs and develop, implement and evaluate them without supervision
  • To keep up to date with skills and knowledge


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

The statutory requirement to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment from April 2022 is subject to legislative review. At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. The successful applicant may have contact with patients and service users and as part of our pre-employment checks and risk assessments, we will ask all candidates to confirm whether or not they have been fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Carry out planned care for a group of patients without direct supervision
  • Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based
  • Individualised patient care
  • Assist and advise staff, both registered and unregistered in the delivery of patient care
  • Maintain accurate clinical observations of the patient and act accordingly
  • Undertake nursing procedures
  • Have responsibility for the correct administration and custody of medicines according to Trust policy
  • Monitor patients progress, work towards safe and timely discharge plans and ensure barriers to discharge are identified and acted on appropriately
  • Act as the patients advocate


Person Specification

EDUCATION

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse


Desirable

  • 6 months experience in acute healthcare setting


SKILLS/ ABILITIES

Essential

  • Good level of English language demonstrated through effective written skills
  • Basic IT skills


KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Knowledge of quality, standard setting and audit


EXPERIENCE

Desirable

  • Previous experience of speciality


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