Locum ITU Nurse

Recruiter
Peritus Plus
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£22 - £28/hour
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Locum ITU Nurse
Band 5 and Band 6
West Bromwich
£22 to £28 per hour

Peritus Healthcare are currently recruiting highly experienced band 5 and band 6 ITU nurses to cover a variety of locum shifts for a leading NHS Trust.

Applicants should be enthusiastic and highly motivated with excellent standards of nursing care, good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

In order to be considered for this position you must hold either a current nursing registration with the NMC together with experience in an ITU/HDU setting.

We are offering, Day, Night, Early, Lates and Twilight shifts within a different variety of ITU wards ranging from neuro, surgical and respiratory and general intensive care.

Duties

Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.

Qualifications & Skills

Registered Nurse – Part 1
Post-registration ITU/Critical Care Course
Up to date knowledge in Critical Care nursing
Up to date technical skills in Critical Care nursing
Aware of NMC code
Basic workload / shift management
Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please contact one of the team on (Apply online only)

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