King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
The Cardiothoracic High Dependency Unit at Kings College Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 to join our friendly and supportive team.
The high dependency unit comprises 10 beds and primarily provides Level 2 critical care to patients following cardiothoracic surgery and complex cardiology procedures. The unit works closely with the cardiac recovery unit and the cardiothoracic ward providing a care pathway for our patients.
Kings College Hospital provides tertiary cardiac care and receives cardiothoracic patients from across the South East, as part of Kings Health Partners we work closely with partner organisations and work together to form the cardiovascular network transforming cardiovascular services across the region.
We are committed to staff development and education with all staff having access to a wide range of educational and development resources. The practice education team support staff in the clinical area and each new staff member will have an individualised training and development plan, further academic study opportunities are available to staff at King’s with our partner higher education institutions.
We are looking for applicants who would like to develop their existing clinical, teaching, management and leadership skills in this demanding and rapidly changing but rewarding clinical environment. Applicants should have a background in cardiothoracic high dependency or critical care, be able to demonstrate clinical leadership experience and experience teaching and developing others.For further details / informal visits contact:
Gordon Ferguson, Matron for cardiovascular Apply
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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