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Staff Nurse - ICCU

Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata for part time hours
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit Band 5 staff nurses to join our Integrated Critical Care Department.

If you are an interested, motivated and enthusiastic nurse then why not come and join our existing Critical Care Team.

Our Critical Care department currently combines 28 General and Cardiac ITU beds that can be utilised flexibly to meet services needs.

We can offer successful candidates:

An excellent structured preceptorship program supported by a period of supernumerary practice.

Regular study and learning opportunities working with our education team in the clinical area

Friendly and supportive workplace

Extensive and varied clinical experience and development of Critical Care skills You should be a Registered Nurse ideally with some experience in critical care although this is not an essential requirement for this post. You should have good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and be able to work effectively as a member of our Critical Care Team.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality nursing care and participate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs for critically ill patients.

To deliver compassionate person-centered care, and treat patients, service users, their families and their carers with consideration, dignity and the respect you would want for yourself and your family.

To provide relevant forms of care with minimal supervision and participate in the supervision and teaching and assessment of unregistered or junior staff and students.

To play an active part in the continuing development of the department and contribute to the maintenance of an environment conductive to the delivery of high standards of patient care, by promoting good communication and relationships between staff, patients relatives and visitors.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Practice within the NMC standards of practice and behavior for Nurses and Midwives.

Participate in the assessment of patient care needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programs of care in accordance with the agreed policies and procedures of the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Administer prescribed medication and treatment in a timely manner, in accordance with Trust policies and professional guidelines.

Take responsibility for groups of patients as required, with minimal supervision from senior staff.

Deliver evidence based care, and promote the use of evidence based practice, referring to nursing clinical practices accordingly.

Liaise effectively with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure timely delivery of care and develop good working relationships.

Practice within an ethical framework based upon respect for the well-being and safety of patients and clients.

Maintain accurate and legible records of care and other documentation in accordance with Trust and professional standards.

Take personal responsibility for actions and omissions, and recognise personal accountability.

Report on treatment, care and any concerns, promptly and effectively to senior staff to maintain effective communication channels.

Communicate effectively with patients and relatives to promote patient/carer involvement, so that they can make informed choices and understand their treatment and planned care.

Maintain a clean, safe environment for staff, patients and visitors ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and protocols including health and safety, healthcare associated infection prevention, clinical governance, including risk management and critical incident reporting.

Act as a positive health educator at all times and enable people to maintain the maximum level of independence, choice and control.

Work within defined boundaries of practice.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • RGN with current UK PIN


Desirable

  • Critical Care Qualification


Experience

Desirable

  • Acute hospital nursing experience
  • Critical Care experience
  • Mentor/ preceptorship qualification


Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Address

New Cross Hospital

Wolverhampton

WV10 0QP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

225-DIV1-6316297

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