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Critical Care Staff Nurse

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oxford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year NA
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Neurosciences Intensive Care is a specialist critical care unit that offers a comprehensive induction and a tailor made orientation programme that will help guide and develop you to become an excellent critical care Nurse. We have a number of development and learning opportunities that are available. There are opportunities for progression and pathways to help you achieve this, for example within management, education or research, dependent on your particular interests. We support post graduate courses in Neurosciences and Critical Care which can be combined to help you to work towards a master's degree.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by the best evidence based practice and OUH values.
  • Work in partnership with the patients' family and friends, and to be actively involved in the caring process on behalf of the patient where agreed.
  • Manage, direct and evaluate the nursing care for a defined caseload of patients.
  • Communicate effectively with patients/relatives/carers and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintain and develop high standards of nursing care, reflecting the professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with The Oxford Model for Exemplary Professional Nursing and Midwifery Practice.
  • Maintain and develop general and specialist knowledge of nursing practice relevant to the clinical area.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a role model to others at all times commensurate with The Code (NMC 2015).
  • Develop skills to provide senior nurse cover for the department in the absence of the Sister or Charge Nurse or their deputy.
  • Work proactively to ensure every hospital visit meets the needs of the patient and that patients are discharged in a timely manner ensuring effective communication with the family and/or relevant agencies as planned and agreed.


About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by the best evidence based practice and OUH values.
  • Work in partnership with the patients family and friends, and to be actively involved in the caring process on behalf of the patient where agreed.
  • Manage, direct and evaluate the nursing care for a defined caseload of patients.
  • Communicate effectively with patients/relatives/carers and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintain and develop high standards of nursing care, reflecting the professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with The Oxford Model for Exemplary Professional Nursing and Midwifery Practice.
  • Maintain and develop general and specialist knowledge of nursing practice relevant to the clinical area.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a role model to others at all times commensurate with The Code (NMC 2015).
  • Develop skills to provide senior nurse cover for the department in the absence of the Sister or Charge Nurse or their deputy.
  • Work proactively to ensure every hospital visit meets the needs of the patient and that patients are discharged in a timely manner ensuring effective communication with the family and/or relevant agencies as planned and agreed.


Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or national certificate in area of practice
  • UK recognised degree in Nursing relevant to post
  • Evidence of ongoong professional development through maintenance of an NMC revalidation or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to prioritise own workload and that of others as appropriate


Desirable

  • Post-graduate qualification related to an area of practice
  • Previous experience relevant to area of speciality


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

NEURO ICU, WEST WING

Headley Way

Oxford

OX3 9DU

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321-NOTSS-6334683-B5

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