Senior Sister/Charge Nurse ICU/HDU Band 7
Epsom, Surrey, England
Permanent (Full time)
Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - ICU/HDU
We are recruiting for Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse positions in our Intensive Care Units. The Intensive Care footprint is split across 2 sites at Epsom and NHS University Hospital Trust.
Epsom ICU/HDU is an 8-bedded unit providing level 2 high dependency care for surgical patients following elective surgery and medical patients. We have the ability to treat and transfer level 3 patients requiring Intensive care; working jointly with St. Helier Hospital Intensive Care Unit. Our HDU provides an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for patients following colorectal, urology, and gynaecological surgery.
ICU is a 22 bedded unit providing care for patients requiring emergency/scheduled general surgery, acute medical patients and those requiring renal support.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and leadership skills to join our critical care team. As a Senior Nurse you will be expected to undertake standard setting and audit and play an active role in Critical Care Clinical Governance. You will be expected to support, teach, manage and lead the junior members of the nursing and multidisciplinary team and co-ordinate the unit on a day to day basis.
You should be able to evidence excellence in clinical practice and demonstrate the ability to facilitate and manage change in the clinical environment.
We can offer:
• Local induction and orientation programmes
• Mentoring and coaching
• Flu vaccines and staff wellbeing
• Flexible working
Are you enthusiastic, innovative and committed to maintaining the highest standards of care for the critically ill? If so we would like to hear from you.
This advert closes on Wednesday 10 Nov 2021