Salary: Up to £44,000 + benefits
Description: This leading independent hospital group has been putting patients at the heart of everything they do for over 40 years. They work towards one vision; to provide the best care possible. They are committed to looking after people, both patients and staff.
Exciting opportunities are available for a Senior Staff Nurse (ITU) to join their experienced and dynamic team.
The group have a strong commitment to your personal development and are excited to introduce you to several initiatives to support your career, along with competitive salaries and benefits.
The site runs Nursing Degree Apprenticeship programmes in partnership with the University of Sunderland, in addition to a variety of specialist courses offered on-site:
* ALS Course
* Cardiac Surgical Nursing Online Course
* Cardiac Surgical ALS (CALS)
* Resuscitation and Acute Catheter lab Emergencies REACT
* Thoracic and Cardiology Online Course.
You will work closely alongside the on-site Critical Care Educator to develop your competencies further and establish personal learning & development objectives.
This is a fantastic opportunity to build upon your current clinical skills. As an Senior Staff Nurse (ITU) you will be working within a specialist eight bedded ITU.
The site performs a wide range or surgical procedures covering multiple specialties such as complex, major cardio-thoracic surgery, major spinal and orthopedic surgery, complex maxillofacial reconstructive surgery for cancer treatment, major gynecological and general surgery procedures and many more.
There is round the clock cardiac surgical cover by having a cardiac surgical specialist registrar on-site, as well as an on-call perfusionist and cardiac team. The ITU has the back up of a wide variety of clinical specialists, such as consultant intensivists to provide additional support should it be required. There is also an ITU Resident Medical Officer on site 24/7.
Positions are full time (37.5 hours per week) which includes weekends and nights currently (rota), although part time hours will also be considered.
Informal discussions are welcomed if you would like some further information.
To succeed in this role you will need to:
* Be NMC registered - your PIN should not have any restrictions or conditions.
* Have a minimum of 2 years' ITU experience
* ICU training
* Be compassionate and able to showcase excellent patient care with strong communication skills
Benefits: Competitive salary, £3,000 welcome bonus (phased), private healthcare, free parking and much more!