ITU-CCU Staff nurse - immediate start - London

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ITU/CCU Staff nurse – immediate start

Weekly rota – 2 days, 2 nights, 3 off on 6 months fixed term contract (permanent position available afterwards)

Salary: Pro rata, top of band 5/ £28 phr

Location: East London

 

Pulse is excited to have partnered with a leading, internationally renowned teaching hospital based in east London to find experienced ITU/Critical care nurses for their brand new ITU site. The hospital is also one of the capital's leading trauma and emergency care centres and hyper-acute stroke centres.

 

Critical Care Unit is a 44-bedded mixed level 2/3 unit, with capacity for up to 22 level 3 and 22 level 2 patients. Level 3 Case-mix is varied, with approximately 30% surgical, 30% trauma and 40% medical patients. In normal times, they admit ~1000 level 3 patients per year as well as ~2000 Level 2 patients – it’s busy!

 

The unit regularly uses ICP and other advanced neuro monitoring, proning and other advanced respiratory support, a variety of minimally invasive cardiac output monitors, and provide renal replacement therapy for ~10% of all admissions (twice the national average).

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse
  • NMC Registration
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working within the NHS
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

 

Benefits

  • Access to key CCU training
  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent position at the end of 6-month contract*

 

Should you be interested in this role, please apply or call the team at on 0207 959 1102 for more information. If this position is not right for you but you know a friend or colleague that may be interested, you can earn up to a £250 voucher by successfully referring them.

 

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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