Critical Care Nurse
ICU Nurse - South West England
ICU Nurse required for immediate start
Quality Locum Solutions Agency are currently recruiting for a dedicated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse to deliver vital care to seriously ill or injured patients in a NHS Trust ICU department based in the South West of England. As a specialist nurse, you will be highly trained to treat patients who have suffered strokes, heart attacks, or undergone invasive surgery. You will perform a range of tasks which include monitoring patient recovery, and responding to medical emergencies. In addition to having a highly analytical mindset, the ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This role is flexible working allowing you to work on the days you are available. We are offering a competitive hourly rate and an ability to work on an ongoing and regular basis.
WHY REGISTER WITH QLS:
·Competitive Pay Rates
·First choice of shifts
·Flexible working to suit your lifestyle - Take control of when you want to work.
·Bonus payment on completion of registration and 5 completed shifts.
·Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime.
·Maintains a safe environment when caring for patients, including those patients requiring frequent levels of monitoring.
·Monitors all patient care and treatment, maintaining high standards and quality at all times.
·Documents incidents on Datix in real time and escalate to nurse in charge.
·Is able to prioritise nursing care, recognise deterioration in a patient's condition and alert senior staff immediately.
·Maintains accurate, contemporaneous and legible written records of care.
·Working with and supporting acutely unwell patients.
·Evaluate and monitor the patient's progress.
·Identify sudden or subtle changes in a patient's medical condition.
·Deliver regular updates to doctors, patients, and their family members.
·If necessary, respond to a medical emergency and alert the appropriate doctors.
·Care for patient needs throughout their recovery in the ICU unit.
·Complete all necessary paperwork before transferring a patient.
·Maintain patient records.
·Degree in Nursing
·ITU Training certificate