Senior Nurse Critical Care

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) will be increasing surgical services in 2020 as part of our continued vision to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research.

Currently UCLH provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites and will be opening a new hospital providing surgical services in the Autumn of 2020. Additional support is required to staff this new site and the services on offer, therefore we are seeking applicants to the post of Senior Nurse in Critical Care to support our current staffing structure for this exciting new hospital at UCLH.

Senior Nurse Critical Care

Band 8a

Join us and give the very best physical and psychological care to critically ill patients while learning and developing new clinical, research, education, quality improvement and leadership skills at University College Hospital Critical Care Unit in central London.

We are expanding with 2 new units coming on board in winter 2020. We will have 52 beds in 4 units spread across 3 sites taking patients from our busy emergency department, after major surgery, from the wards - facilitated by the 24/7 Critical Care Outreach Team. In November we will have an additional ten critical care beds in the new state-of-the-art cancer hospital adjacent to the main University College Hospital site.

Supporting the critical care matron and working alongside other senior nurses you will have the opportunity to really demonstrate the ability to lead teams through significant change and make a difference.

Our staff have opportunities to get experience in all these areas. You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team, including the country’s leading critical care research and development team, the Unit psychologist, the authors of Europe’s best-selling critical care nursing textbook, experts in quality improvement and human factors; led by our Matron and supported by a dedicated education team.

Applicants are required to have significant experience, possess a Critical Care Course, possess or working towards a masters degree and able to demonstrate a strong desire progress onto this senior role, develop a team and strive for excellent patient care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameElaine ThorpeJob titleMatronEmail

Reference: 40884922

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