ICU Charge Nurse - Permanent - Central London

Posted 23 March 2023
Salary £46400 - £58000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRegistered general nurseNursing Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

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.

What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.
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