Critical Care Clinical Lead

up to £45,000 per annum
28 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
Finegreen are recruiting for a Critical Care Clinical Lead to join their Critical Care Department at a flagship private hospital based in London.

The hospital comprises of a Level 3 Intensive Care Unit, walk in Urgent Care Centre, Endoscopy suite and several theatres.

This role is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week and you will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern. The salary is competitive up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To assist the manager in taking responsibility for managing ITU, promoting an excellent service to patients and consultants in a cost effective and efficient manner;
  • To provide leadership for all grades of ITU staff both in a clinical and non-clinical role;
  • Provision of care for patients and support to patients’ relatives and staff members;
  • Provision of clinical advice to staff on the unit and in the wards;
  • Compilation, collation and presentation of data to senior management and the unit team;
  • Teach and assess staff on clinical competencies, procedures and management issues;
  • Act as education lead for critical care within the hospital;
  • Ensure the most effective use of resources within a defined budget;
  • Maintaining effective channels of communication between consultants regarding patient status.
You will have excellent communication and organisation skills and the ability to work effectively with other members of the team. The Critical Care Lead will provide clinical leadership and oversee and advise on individual patient care, ensuring that nursing care and medical instructions are carried out correctly. The ideal candidate will participate in the clinical governance initiatives of the hospital, including implementation of evidence based practice, clinical audit and risk management.

The successful candidate:
  • Registered Nurse;
  • Approved Adult Critical Care Course;
  • ALS Provider certificate;
  • Evidence of recent professional development;
  • ENB 998 or equivalent;
  • Nursing degree;
  • Senior experience in a Critical Care setting;
  • Diplomatic and skilled in dealing with consultants, colleagues to achieve objectives (Essential);
  • Education-Experience in education/teaching both staff/students in a clinical area (Essential) and a higher education institute (Desirable).
My client offers career progression and a competitive benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, childcare vouchers, Defined Contribution Pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer, bi-annual health screening, life assurance and private medical insurance.

This is an excellent job opportunity to advance and develop your career with one of the leading private healthcare organisations. For further information and details please contact Zoe Allen at Finegreen Associaties on 0161 416 6086.