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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/01/2020.

Intensive Care Nurse

Job Reference: 262-A-20-66729

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC)
200205 CIC ICU Ward
200205 CIC ICU Ward
£24,214 to £30,112

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) have merged to form North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC). Joining forces is an historic step in the journey to truly join up health and care services for a happier, healthier population in Cumbria. As a result of the two organisations working closely together with our partners we are already being regarded nationally as a leading edge integrated care system.

The Trust encourages applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and is committed to having a workforce that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.

Based at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, we are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses with excellent communication skills to work within the Intensive Care Unit

The Critical Care Service is offering opportunities to join our existing team. We provide advanced organ support for 750 patients a year, incorporating a large range of specialities: general surgery, vascular, head and neck, lower GI, and urology. Medical support includes interventional cardiology and mechanical support with balloon pumps, renal with onsite dialysis and on site rehabilitation.

ICU is supported by a band 7 Critical Care Outreach team providing 24/7 cover and we are currently training Advanced Critical Care Practitioners.

You are invited to join our dynamic team who demonstrate standards of clinical excellence to the people of north Cumbria in a busy department covering all specialities for critically ill medical, surgical and trauma patients within the acute setting and you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience for patients with a wide variety of needs.

Staff will be supported to undertake appropriate training and development plans will be tailored to meet individual needs. This includes a dedicated supernumerary induction period of six weeks supported by the trained Clinical Educator and a Band 7 Sister on all shifts. You will be expected to achieve national critical care clinical competencies within a structured support system of mentorship, and strong educational links are maintained with Northumbria University and professional development is promoted.

We take part in the collection of ICNARC data and report low mortality ratios. Records are maintained through the Metavison IT system, which is customised to include electronic prescribing, clinical note keeping and therapeutic observations and is linked to the lab system and radiology.

As part of the clinical team you will assess, plan deliver and evaluate nursing care operating as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated nurses with current registration who have experience of working in a caring environment. If you would like to join our existing team we would like to hear from you.

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