The Princess Grace Hospital
12 Sep 2016
London, Greater London, England
Intensive care nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 31630 - 40401 Per year
Closing date:
11 Mar 2017

About The Facility

Located in the heart of London's esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 129 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. Our eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery and a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country.

The Intensive Care Unit was opened in 2011 and contains 9 beds made up of 4 open bays and 5 single siderooms. It cares for both level 2 and 3 patients and the typical case mix includes elective colorectal and HBP, complex urology, spinal surgery and will also accommodate unplanned and medical admissions. Modern care delivery equipment is present throughout the unit including the latest generation of ventilators, patient monitors, cardiac output monitoring, renal replacement devices and near patient testing facilities.

We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA Healthcare UK facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Job Description

As Staff Nurse within our ICU unit you will provide high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients whilst working within a multidisciplinary team, supervising and directing junior staff and also temporary staff. You'll demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions and contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedures and research based care and other practice development initiatives.

Salary: £31360pa - £40401pa (Depending on experience) + 9% shift enhancements

Benefits: Pension scheme, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, and more

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
  • Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs
  • Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation, phlebotomy
  • Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives
  • Contribute to the setting of clinical standards, policy and procedure
  • Promote good communication channels amongst staff enhancing good team work
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
  • Deputise for senior staff in their absence, demonstrating leadership and managemen

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • NMC Registration and PREP requirements
  • Experience within a critical care setting preferably within a UK hospital
  • Health and Safety
  • Lifting and Handling
  • Basic life support

About The Individual

The successful candidate will have a positive, enthusiastic, flexible attitude and be willing to learn from those around them, whilst contributing towards a best practice environment. They will be comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team and will have a customer focused mind set, working to ensure high standards of patient care at all times, working towards the continued success of the department at all times.

About The Princess Grace Hospital

Join the leaders in private healthcare

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HCA Healthcare UK is one of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers. With six world-renowned hospitals in London and an expanding network of cutting-edge partnership facilities up and down the country, we’re a destination of choice for patients and healthcare professionals alike. Our achievements have been recognised by the LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2016, the HealthInvestor Awards and the International Medical Travel Journal Awards.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in nursing, look no further. At HCA UK you’ll take pride in working with top consultants and leading-edge technology to deliver exceptional acute and complex care. And through our relocation support programme, you’ll be able to do so at renowned facilities like The Portland Hospital and London Bridge Hospital. What’s more, whether you’re in oncology, PICU, paediatrics or neuro-rehab, you’ll get exceptional training at our Learning Academy.

As well as support from leading specialists and the latest technology, we also offer our employees a host of benefits that go above and beyond – from private healthcare and critical illness insurance, to staff discounts and paid study leave.

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