Registered Nurse – Intensive Care – Rotation

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,466 to £39,521 a year inclusive
Closing date
18 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you unsure of which ICU speciality you wish to work in or are you looking for a variety of experiences and exciting learning opportunities? If you are, our ICU rotation may be right for you!

This programme offers the ability to rotate between our 4 ICUs, across our three hospital sites (Hammersmith, Charing Cross and St Mary's hospital), gaining experience in Trauma, Vascular, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Cardiothoracics and Renal. You can customise your rotation, choosing how many specialties to work in and the duration. When ready, you transition to permanent employment in the ICU of your choice.

You will be enrolled onto our new starter pathway. This has been designed to meet the needs for new to practice Registered Nurses and those without previous ICU or acute hospital experience. What we ask is that you have a desire to be developed and are able to thrive in a busy, acute, challenging environment.

We provide new recruits to the specialty with a 16-week induction programme, during which you will be supported to gain IV competence. Classroom-based training takes place alongside 10 weeks of supernumerary practice. You will attend study days in pain, epidural management, and Immediate Life Support. On completion you will have acquired the essential knowledge and skills to enable you to practice safely and autonomously as an ICU nurse. You will be supported through the programme by our Clinical Education Team, who were described as 'Outstanding' by the CQC.

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. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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