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Staff Nurse PICU

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 - PICU Staff Nurse 

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.
Salary: between £31,630 and £35,822 (dependent on candidate experience) plus benefits


Duties & Responsibilities - HCA

- As a Paediatric intensive care Staff Nurse you wil ensure that each child is assessed and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated in negotiation with the patient’s family, and that this is accurately documented
- Provide care with a developing clinical understanding of the therapies and drugs used within PICU and be competent in their administration
- Understands the correct use and assembly of required equipment within PICU, 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
- To be competent in the use of all relevant HCA International IT systems ensuring that all data is entered both accurately and timely, in accordance with HCA International policy


Skills & Experience

- Demonstrable knowledge and experience as a Children’s Nurse either in a High Dependency Unit, NICU or PICU
- NMC Registered with a valid RN1/RNA and/or RN8/RNC (or equivalent)
- 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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