Paediatric Intensive Care Staff Nurse

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 30786.0 - 37841.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 30786.0 - 37841.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
24 Aug 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge.
  • Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
  • To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines.
  • To ensure that patients' receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines.
  • Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals.
  • Will advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness.
  • Recognise the significance of observations made, and use them to develop and initiate nursing assessments and devise a plan of care.
  • Carry out those activities necessary to conduct a comprehensive assessment of a person's nursing requirements.
  • Will ensure that all patients will have a discharge plan that is safe and appropriate for their needs.
  • Carry out nursing procedures and treatments, checking on and maintaining the highest possible standards.
  • Work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ascertain treatments and advise on nursing priorities.
  • Take a clear and concise history from patients by assessing their health and well being and complete documentation ensuring that all entries are accurate and legible and that all information systems are maintained.
  • Undertake prescribed physical observations as follows: blood pressure, temperature, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height, and report exceptions appropriates.
  • Responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products.
Further details of Duties and Responsibilities can be found in the attached Job Description.

Person specification

Previous Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working on own and in a team
  • Experience of working in the relevant area
  • Experiencing of co-ordinating a shift
  • Completion of preceptorship
  • Experience of administering intravenous drug therapy
  • Supervision of junior staff
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in other nursing fields
Additional Information

Essential criteria
  • The ability to undertake reflective thinking on own practice
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Good attendance Record.
  • Manual handling of patients, using lifting aids
  • Able and willing to work flexible shift patterns, internal rotation to day and night duty and unsocial hours, according to service needs
Skills/Knowledge/ Ability

Essential criteria
  • Able to assess, plan, implement & evaluate programmes of care
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
  • Competent in basic life support
  • Ability to administer prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Able to supervise and teach junior staff
  • Able to prioritise & meet deadlines
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Uses own initiative and is able to take decisions
  • Self motivated
  • Able to maintain clear and legible documentation
  • An understanding of Audit and Research Based Nursing Practice
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic Computer Skills including ability to use Microsoft Word and Electronic Patient Records (EPR)
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Ability to demonstrate application of the NHS Plan to own sphere of practice
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance & a commitment to clinical supervision
  • Knowledge of the individual's responsibility towards health & safety
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills
  • Awareness of the structure and organisation of the NHS
Education/ Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • RN1/ RN2/ RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching & assessing qualification
  • Relevant

Ref: NM9334

Job Details

Paediatric Intensive Care Staff Nurse

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 30786.0 - 37841.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Aug 2022

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