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Recovery / Critical Care Nurse - Band 6

Recovery / Critical Care Nurse x4 (Band 6)

Up to £47,975 + £2,000 Joining bonus + Benefits

North London Hospital

Excellent access to public transport

The Recovery / Critical Care Nurse will need to demonstrate:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Recognised post graduate Critical Care qualification
  • Minimum 5 years experience within the Critical Care environment
  • Experience within the Theatre Recovery Room environment
  • Competence in delivering a high level of critical care
  • Competence in delivering a high level of post anaesthetic care
  • Good computer and numeracy skills
  • Ability to analyse and put into practice evidence-based practice
  • A high level of communication skills within all disciplines
  • Flexibility in response to needs of the department
  • Ability to deliver a high level of customer service to patients and Consultants
  • Good Team working skills
  • Ability to exercise rational judgement when escalating issues

The main duties and responsibilities of the Recovery / Critical Nurse will be:

  • Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of a high level of critical care for patients
  • Delivery of a high level of post anaesthetic care for patients within the Theatre Recovery Room
  • Working with the Anaesthetic team to deliver high quality, safe patient care
  • Delivering an Outreach service to the ward, offering support and guidance in the care of the acutely unwell patient
  • Promote the safety, wellbeing and interests of patients, visitors and staff to the clinical areas
  • Active member of the emergency response team
  • Participation in the on-call rota and internal rotation of shift (incl.

    night duty)
  • Exhibiting a high level of teamwork with the unit and in the wider hospital environment
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the HDU and Theatre Suite, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives
  • Provide initial urgent or emergency care as required
  • Adhere to the procedures for the use of supplies, ordering requirements for the Department as directed by line manager
  • Ensure accurate and contemporaneous documentation of care and adhering to local policy
  • Ensure accurate patient documentation of peri-operative care

The Benefits:

Our client is an organisation who are passionate about providing their employees with a supportive and engaging environment.

As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits:

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • £2,000 Joining Bonus (T&Cs Apply)
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • For employees joining from the NHS, our client can provide continuation of your NHS pension
  • Contributory Pension Schemes
  • 27 Day annual leave
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards