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Staff Nurse - Paediatric ICU

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Paediatrics Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Nurse Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
London - Central
Contract Type:
31,630 to 35,822 per annum
Salary Description:
£31630 - £35822 per annum
HCL Workforce
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Job Description

Salary: £31,630- £35,822 per annum + 9% shift enhancement
If you have done the Paediatric ICU course we will reward you with and additional £3000 pa
For a more details please contact

- The post holder, once initially trained as required, will be responsible and accountable for the assessment of required care and the development, implementation and evaluation of holistic care for children in a critical care setting
- To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team
- To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research, evidence based practice and the developmental of additional clinical skills in the speciality
- To assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department with allocated resources


Duties & Responsibilities

- To ensure that each child is assessed and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated in a family centred way and to ensure accurately documented.
- Provide care with a developing clinical understanding of the therapies and drugs used within Paediatric ICU.
- Understands the correct use and assembly of required equipment within Paediatric ICU, understand safety precautions and ensure appropriate cleaning of equipment
- To be competent in the administration of medication, including intravenous routes
- Maintaining and monitoring levels of stock to ensure there are adequate levels of supplies
- To ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed
- To develop defined skills in communicating complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events and seeking advice or guidance where necessary
- To develop open and trusting relationships with other members of the multidisciplinary team, other departments and community services as necessary


Skills & Experience


- Demonstrable knowledge and experience as a Children’s Nurse either in a High Dependency Unit, NICU or PICU
- NMC Registered- the child branch of the NMC register.
- Basic/Intermediate Paediatric Life Support
- Understanding of Safeguarding issues
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Competent with computers and able to use clinical systems
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits
- Ability to work within a team and independently


0207 861 8777

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