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Bank Band 5-ITU Staff Nurse

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Day: £19.54 Sat/Night: £24.42 Sun/BH: £29.31 Including WTD
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our service for enthusiastic, flexible and motivated ITU Staff Nurses to join our friendly dynamic hard-working Staff Bank.

To deliver high quality, effective and compassionate individualised health care to all critically ill patients and their families. You will work as part of a team supporting and developing colleagues whilst contributing to the efficient and effective operation of the department. You will always role model the Trust CARES values.

You will be an active member of the multidisciplinary team by using professional judgement and assuming responsibility and accountability for assessing, implementing and evaluating clinical care for patients to meet their needs in a safe caring environment that promotes dignity, privacy and respect. The post holder will be expected to develop knowledge and skills within the chosen speciality and will assist in the management and organisation of nursing work in the ward/department within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

We value our staff and wherever possible we offer flexible hours such as 12am - 12pm, or 1am - 1pm, a full range of benefits, on-site nursery facilities and restaurant as well as a wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Essential Criteria MUST have ITU experience.

Essential Criteria ICU experience and ICU Course accreditation is a MUST

Main duties of the job

  • Work in accordance with NMC Code: Professional standards of behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates prioritising people, practicing effectively, preserving safety and promoting professionalism and trust
  • Lead on assessing planning and implementing high quality care, and evaluating care options for patients in the clinical area, in line with the Trust values and objectives.
  • Ensure the safe custody, maintenance and administration of medication, in accordance with established Trust policy
  • Maintain a good understanding and implementation of clinical escalation procedures as required and provide sound evidence based clinical advice as required to staff and patients whilst maintaining the delivery of high quality end of life care in line with national pathways

  • About us

    The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute and specialist services from two sites to a local population of 350,000. Our services include accident and emergency services, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. Hillingdon is situated in North West London close to Heathrow airport and is the second largest London borough.

    Our vision is to be the best general hospital in the country. We are clear that our Vision can only be achieved by our staff, our most valuable asset. We are committed to making improvements for both our patients and our staff which we will deliver through living our core values:Communication,Attitude,Responsibility,Equity andSafety -cares. More information about our Vision and values and how we build theses into our recruitment process can be found atthh website.

    We aim to continually improve our facilities and services and some recent improvements include: a new acute medical unit and endoscopy suite, a new specialist neuro-rehab unit, a refurbishment of our maternity unit, a new Macmillan cancer information centre as well as an award winning dementia friendly ward for elderly people with complex health conditions.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

  • Be familiar with the Trust safeguarding polices and ensure that Safeguarding concerns are escalated promptly in line with trust policies.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the Multi Disciplinary Team to ensure the delivery of high quality evidence based care.
  • Promote and maintain patient safety at all times Maintain a safe working environment, including ensuring equipment is safe, and used in line with Trust policy and values.
  • Have an awareness of current professional and clinical developments within their area of practice and promote this to others.
  • Establish effective working relationships with other hospital departments and external agencies to facilitate safe and appropriate patient care using efficient and effective communication strategies.
  • Ensure that nursing documentation related to patient care is in accordance with the NMC Standards for records and record keeping requirements, and the legal and ethical framework e.g. data protection, confidentiality.

  • Person Specification




    Employer details

    Employer name

    The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust



    Pield Heath Road


    UB8 3NN

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