Overview

Client Name: East Cheshire NHS

Role: Band 5 ITU/ICU Nurse

Rates: up to £44.50 p/hr

Shifts: Flexible hours, with shifts available throughout the day, night and at weekends.

Locations:

Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Rd, Macclesfield, SK10 3BL

Benefits:

  • Access to Care4Carers – our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Block bookings in your favourite locations
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service – we’re available when you need us

Working on a flexible shift-based rota, you will be responsible for providing constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions. With access to state-of-the-art medical equipment, you will have the chance to provide the highest standards of care throughout your career.

Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families. Whether it is for emergency admissions, planned admissions or post-surgery, you will be an essential source of information and reassurance throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 ITU/ICU Nurse, you will have:

  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • excellent attention to detail
  • a methodical approach to tasks
  • excellent timekeeping
  • the ability to work well under pressure
  • empathy and understanding
  • a flexible attitude
  • a desire to learn and improve
  • active listening skills
  • the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Band 5 ITU/ICU Nurse with East Cheshire, you will:

  • provide constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions.
  • actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families.
  • communicate clinical information using a variety of methods to ensure effective understanding.
  • safely identify, prepare, check and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
  • be responsible for adhering to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • Be a registered nurse.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

If you are ready to demonstrate your passion for the care of seriously ill patients while undertaking a methodical, skilled approach to your clinical work, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

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