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Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse (Critical Care)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced nurse to join our forward thinking, progressive nursing team. The post holder will work as a Shift Leader responsible for the clinical management of ICU or Medical HDU on a shift by shift basis. The ICU is a paperless unit running a software programme to record all clinical observations of the patients, nursing care plans as well as ward round details and Doctors notes.
You will be responsible for the immediate management of critically ill patients and in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team ensure that patients receive optimum and high level nursing care.
The post holder will support the Team Leader in any service development projects and lead by example as an expert practitioner. You will conduct appraisals of team members with the support of the Team leader, assist in the management of resources and contribute to the corporate agenda. You will be expected to promote a quality service using research and evidence based practice.
You will have an opportunity to rotate to the Outreach Service to develop Critical Care skills in dealing with the acutely unwell patients and co-ordination of their care outside of ICU/MHDU.
You will have:
We can offer you:
For informal enquires please speak to Simon Burns, Interim Clinical Nurse leader, Critical Care on ( Phone number removed ) or Roselin Benedict-Felix, Clinical Practice Educator on ( Phone number removed ) .
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