London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.
Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.
These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Sister or Charge Nurse to join the Critical Care Outreach Team at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.
The Critical Care Outreach Nurse will work closely with the Intensive Care Unit Team; the Hospital at Night Team and in partnership with the parent team (i.e. the medical team directly in charge of the care of the patient). The service is available 24 hours, 7 days per week and is led by the Critical Care Unit Matron. The service offers advice and support to all adult in-patients who are acutely unwell or at risk of deterioration; and the post holder will work autonomously providing expertise in all aspects of critical care management of patients. The post holder will also support educational strategies; support an enabling culture; lead on the introduction of national recommendations and undertake audits and research on the effect of the Critical Care Outreach service.
All applicants should have leadership experience in Intensive Care and completed a Critical Care course at degree level. You should:
• Have strong leadership skills
• Be highly motivated and innovative
• Forward thinking and resilient
• Have effective problem solving and communication skills
• Demonstrate a commitment to staff & student development
• Demonstrate a willingness to undertake and lead on tasks
relating to service improvements
• Willing to continue your skills and knowledge development
• And be an effective member of a dynamic team of Band 7 Critical Care Staff overseeing the management of all aspects of Critical Care, which includes both Outreach and ITU.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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If you require any further information about this post or to arrange an informal interview please contact Dilip Panan (Matron) via email firstname.lastname@example.org or via (bleep 610) or phone 0208 967 5000, ext. 5725 / 5751 or 5593.