Senior Staff Nurse Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
1 Jul 2020
30 Jul 2020

Job Description

We have an exiting opportunity for a band 6 who is motivated, enthusiastic and an experienced critical care nurse to join the nursing team on the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. You will support the Band 7 team in the management of the unit, staff and resources. You will also take charge of the 24 bed Cardiac Intensive and High Dependency Unit on a regular basis. We have strong links with the General Intensive Care Unit in the trust and are keen to promote excellence in care delivery.

The Bristol Heart Institute is a purpose built (opened in 2009), world renowned centre for cardiac care in the centre of Bristol, treating over 4000 patients annually with a variety of cardiac issues. The Cardiac Intensive Care unit is a 24 bedded dedicated cardiac surgery unit receiving 1500 patients after cardiac surgery per year this includes an increasing number of adult congenital heart patients being treated in this specialist centre. A successful candidate would be required to possess a critical care qualification, although desirable cardiac surgery experience is not essential but you must be proficient in nursing both level 3 and level 2 patients. The multidisciplinary team work closely together and include cardiac surgical team, cardiac anaesthetic team, cardiac surgery nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and allied health professionals.

We are seeking applicants keen to progress their career in Critical Care. We can offer a band 6-7 development programme, substantive time for training and development, post graduate courses up to and including masters' level.

The Unit employs cutting edge technology; has an innovative bedside clinical information system in place and there are Critical Care Practice Educators in place in both areas to facilitate education and the development of new starters.

If you are motivated, hard-working, and have a proven interest in critical care and feel you would like to join our friendly and motivated teams here at the University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust then this is the place for you.

Ref: 2485480

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