Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse - ICU

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year
Hours
Part time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Closes
28 Aug 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Ensuring patients receives high standards of care and positive patient experience in line with the clinical guidelines and policies of the Trust
Lead the departmental team and build successful links between key professionals to support and promote effective multi-disciplinary team working
Directly line manage and support qualified and non qualified staff within the department
Communicate and liaise effectively and efficiently with the members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure that patients receive seamless care.
Comply with the Trust's standing policies, procedures and financial instructions
Ensure that the departments have adequate resources / equipment to provide an effective service.
Ensure the Matron is informed when changes to circumstances may affect standards of care, patients safety and staff well being
Participate in nursing and multi professional research and audit and to implement actions identified from quality initiatives
Lead and support the ward team through the process of change demonstrating tenacity, drive, professional integrity, balance and perspective
Support Acute Response team / Critical Care Outreach Team in ensuring high standards of care and positive experience are delivered to patients

Person specification 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
  • Specialist critical care course or equivalent
  • Mentorship / teaching qualification
  • Management qualification or equivalent relevant experience


Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues in critical care


Experience Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable experience as senior critical care staff
  • Experience of managing a team, ability to coordinate and review people's performance
  • Experience of managing HR issues such as capability and sickness absence
  • Experience of managing change and supporting others in managing change
  • Demonstrable critical care course experience post ICU qualification


Skills Essential criteria
  • Able to assess plan, implement and evaluate specialist care delivered to patients / clients and give relevant advice / information to patients and relatives
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with sensitive information. To include dealing with distressed relatives, care of terminally ill and other challenging situations


Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • How do you demonstrate respect and dignity?


Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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Job Details

Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse - ICU

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 40057.0 - 45839.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Part time
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
28 Aug 2022

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