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Critical Care Audit Nurse at St Bartholomew's Hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen to join the critical care audit team within the critical care facilities in the Bart's Heart Centre. The Critical Care Audit Team forms part of a larger Cardiac Audit Programme within the organisation.

A Critical Care Audit Nurse will be expected to work constructively within the audit team in order to collect, collate and evaluate data relating to patients from their hospital admission to their status following hospital discharge. You will be expected to assist in the delivery of the audit programme and ensure that the data quality meets national standards and regulations. As part of the Critical Care Audit team, you will be performing data analysis, monitoring performance indicators and supporting further service developments.

The successful candidate will be supported in developing an understanding of clinical audit, clinical effectiveness and governance. Full training is provided but it is expected the successful candidate will have knowledge of critical care audit with a clinical background in critical care.

This is a part-time position. The Audit Team work Monday to Friday day time (no bank holidays) and there are opportunities to adjust the work pattern once a member of the team has proven they can work independently. If you like the sound of this exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To collect, collate and evaluate data pertaining to patients who receive critical care, from their admission to hospital to their status following hospital discharge. This data will be validated, analysed, prepared and presented according to deadlines and appropriate standards to various third parties. The role will contribute to improve patient care by supporting the clinical audit process, measuring the achievement of quality targets and participating in audit/research projects. The role will contribute to good hospital administration by providing a resource to be used in order to claim payment for services, providing on-going operational data to help managerial decisions and providing information used for strategic planning.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Relevant degree or equivalent


  • Accredited ITU course



  • Three years Critical Care experience within the last 5 years
  • Report writing and presenting to various audiences


  • Previous audit experience



  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Updated mandatory training
  • Knowledge of clinical audit and clinical governance
  • A thorough understanding of the clinical specialty and service


  • Knowledge of the Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • Knowledge of Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre's Case Mix Programme



  • Ability to prepare reports using Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to impart complex information to clinical staff, managers and external clients with different levels of understanding
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage own work and time
  • Numeracy skills including basic statistics
  • Ability to interpret complex clinical situations and express them according to pre-defined datasets and definitions
  • Able to build effective relationships with the multi-disciplinary team and possess negotiation skills


  • Ability to analyse, interpret and present data clearly

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital



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