ICU Charge Nurse - Perm - Central London

Posted 06 July 2022
Salary £46400 - £58000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRegistered general nurseNursing Jobs
Reference39543
Contact NameMAXXIMA PERMANENT

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for an ICU Charge Nurse based in Central London. This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious private hospital in London.

Working as an ICU Charge Nurse, you will be responsible for leading an effective and proactive team, supporting the Intensive Care Nurse Manager to drive the delivery of high quality and innovative nursing practice consistent with regulatory and professional requirements.

Location: Central London
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 Hours)
Hours: Shift based

What’s in it for you?
  • From £46,400 - £58,000 depending on experience

On a typical day you will be involved in:
  • Manage the intensive Care Unit when on duty with overall continuing clinical responsibility, in order to carry out safe delivery of care to a complex group of patients.
  • Organise the day to day running of the Intensive care allocating nursing staff according to their level of competence, review daily the unit’s working patterns, skill mix and workload to ensure they meet the needs of the service.
  • Keep the Nurse Manager informed of all the relevant issues affecting patient care e.g. risk, staffing levels, skills and equipment needs.
  • Contribute to the outreach and resus team rotas.
  • Create a climate of support and cooperation, a culture of shared accountability across the organisation whilst holding individuals to account where there is non-compliance to ensure the Intensive Care Unit meets the requirements of professional and healthcare regulators.
  • Act as a clinical leader and role model whilst providing direct quality patient care, sharing expertise with colleagues.

What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • Full NMC registration
  • Completed Adult Critical Care/Intensive Care Course or equivalent
  • ILS/ALS provider course completed and qualification in date
  • Demonstrable broad clinical and managerial experience in the field of high acuity critically-ill adults with invasive lines, mechanical ventilation, continuous and intermittent hemodialysis, and vasoactive intravenous medications in a hospital setting.
  • Wide range of experience working in critical care specialties including cardiac and cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, renal, and GI surgery.
  • Ability to prioritise workload in a complex environment and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care.
  • Can effectively manage conflict within the workplace and able to demonstrate high emotional intelligence when dealing with team and patients.

Unlock your potential:

If you are looking for a new exciting challenge in ICU nursing - please apply today!

Why work with Maxxima?

The minute you register with Maxxima we make it about one thing: you. The first time we talk you'll realise we know your speciality inside out.

Our expert recruitment consultants are here to find you the very best opportunities and help you every step of the way in securing the best placement. We hold preferred or sole supplier status with many clients which means you'll have access to a range of opportunities that can't be found anywhere else.

With our team’s expert knowledge in healthcare we will help you through the interview stage with tips and advice and secure you your dream role.

We always act in your best interests, talking with you and listening to you. You're an individual. A professional; not a resource.

Reasonable adjustments

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement