King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
Critical Care Units
Clinical Audit Nurse Band 6
Salary Band 6:
This is an exciting time for the Audit team and the Critical Care Units at King’s as a new, state of the art computerised Clinical Information System is being introduced in November 2016. The Audit team are actively involved in the development of reporting within the new system as well as management of the CCMDS and ICNARC data. If you are pro-active, dynamic, can show initiative in managing your workload and have the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines in a stressful environment we would love to hear from you
You will work a part of large, dynamic team, who are jointly responsible for the collection of clinical audit data, generating reports, and facilitating monthly audit meetings for staff in the Critical Care Units & Mobile ICUs. You will also help with training in data collection, and promoting a clinical audit culture within the Critical Care Units. You must have proven computer skills, however comprehensive training in the relevant systems will be provided.
A post-registration Critical Care course is desirable as is experience of research and audit, and experience of working within a similar clinical environment. However, you must have experience working in Critical Care and UK recognised degree or be actively working towards one. Post-registration education in teaching (e.g. Mentorship for Professional Practice / ENB 998) is essential.
If you would like more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact the Senior Clinical Audit Nurse, Cathy Bell by email on ( Email address removed ).
King's College Hospital is situated in South East London and provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. It is also one of London’s four major trauma centres covering the South East of England. With over 1,400 beds and 11,000 staff across various sites, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (King’s) is one of the largest and busiest hospital trusts in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement.
As a key member of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre, King’s faces exciting challenges with its partner organisations, King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts, as it develops as one of only five accredited Academic Health Science Centres in the country.
The Denmark Hill site has 4 Critical Care Units providing specialist care across all specialities for critically ill liver, medical and surgical patients, including neurosurgery, neurology, trauma, orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiothoracic, cardiology, renal and haematology. A new purpose built 60+ bedded unit is due to open in 2017.
The Princess Royal University site in Bromley has 10 beds within its Critical Care Unit and provides specialist care across many specialities for critically ill medical and surgical patients, including hyper-acute stroke, haematology, oncology, gastroenterology, ENT and endocrine.
In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured teaching and staff development programmes for all staff. We are affiliated to University of Greenwich and King’s College, London, which provide a wide variety of modules that will lead to BSc or MSc in Critical Care Nursing.
Closing date: 24th October 2016
At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.
Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.
Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.
There are a number of important documents available on the Kings recruitment microsite we would like to draw your attention to, particularly the Trust's criminal records checking policy.
All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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