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Bank Band 6-ITU Staff Nurse

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Day: £24.34 Sat/Night: £30.43 Sun/BH: £36.51 Including WTD
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Band 6
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.

You will always role model the Trust CARES values. The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the departmental activity on an ad hoc shift by shift basis. Maintaining standards of care in line with local and national guidelines. The post holder will be responsible for coordinating and supervising staff activity and patient care. You will act as an effective role model, supporting, supervising and teaching staff in the Critical Care unit and ensuring a high standard of care is delivered to patients, their relatives and careers. The post holder will be responsible for the daily flow of acute admissions, discharges and transfers and will work closely with the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and Unit Manager.

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

  • Ensure the safe custody, maintenance and administration of medication, in accordance with established Trust policy
  • Lead on complex clinical care for patients within their area
  • Liaise with the Site Management Team/Unit Manager to ensure that patient flow and the management of beds is effective and safe.
  • 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.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the Multi Disciplinary Team to ensure the delivery of high quality evidence based care.
  • Have an awareness of current professional and clinical developments within their area of practice and promote this to others
  • Ensure the safe and effective use of all medical devices used within the Critical Care Unit.
  • Be conversant with the Trust's Major Incident policy and one's own role and responsibilities during such an event

  • 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

  • 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
  • Understand the Trust clinical governance framework, and participate in the promoting and safeguarding of high standards of care, through effective risk management and governance, and adherence to the Trust values
  • 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
  • Work with manager to collect and disseminate data on quality indicators etc., in line with national and Trust objectives
  • Establish effective working relationships with other hospital departments and external agencies to facilitate safe and appropriate patient care using efficient and effective communication strategies.

  • Person Specification




    Employer details

    Employer name

    The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust



    Pield Heath Road


    UB8 3NN

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