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Sister / Charge Nurse - Critical Care Outreach (iMobile)

Band 7

Main area
Critical Care Outreach
Band 7
Fixed term, 12 months
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum, inc HCA
22/09/2019 23:59
Interview date

iMobile Critical Care Outreach Team is a multi-disciplinary team providing support to the hospital in the management of deteriorating patients. In the 2017 and 2015 CQC inspections iMobile was cited as an ‘outstanding area of practice’.

The iMobile team provides the following service to patients on the wards:

  1. Rapid response, stabilisation and transfer to ICU
  2. ICU step down care
  3. Outreach service and education
  4. Mobile critical care therapy for patients on the wards requiring ‘optimisation’ and ‘trial of treatment’ or the facilitation of ‘safe discharge ‘

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and busy service. In 2018 the team saw over 5500 patients.

This post is based at Kings College Hospital (Denmark Hill Site) and is a fixed term contract for 1 year to cover maternity leave.

The critical care department offer well-established, structured teaching and staff development programmes for all staff, and we are affiliated to King’s College, London. Kings is now a member of the Academic Health Science Centre.

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic and caring individuals with excellent communication skills, who will enjoy working in these demanding and rapidly changing environments.

You will have an appropriate specialist course, teaching qualification and possess a degree, with substantial critical care experience. You must be able to demonstrate expert clinical skills and evidence based decision making with the ability to work autonomously. You will have previous management experience and possess excellent communication and leadership skills.  Delivering patient care in a variety of clinical settings, your role will be to work within the iMobile Critical Care team assessing, managing and treating patients in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team. You will assist the nursing lead with the ongoing management and development of the service. This role is clinically based.

This post is shift work (nights and weekends).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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