ITU and ICU nurse jobs
Intensive therapy unit (ITU) and intensive care unit (ICU)
We need ITU and ICU nurses for temporary, last minute placements in NHS and private hospitals across England and Wales.
Please note: You can only work for us in this specialism if you have recent, relevant experience and references.
- A valid NMC Pin
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
- A minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns)
- The ability to work with critically ill and unstable level three patients, requiring inotropes and filtration
ITU nurse jobs with Thornbury Nursing Services
Thornbury Nursing Services is urgently seeking skilled ITU nurses to fill temporary positions across England and Wales. We are looking for experienced ITU nurses to provide intensive care in hospital ICUs and critical care units.
Our critical care nurse roles are available in NHS hospitals, private clinics, and various other healthcare settings that require dedicated professionals in intensive care nursing. Register now if you meet our criteria and want to take advantage of our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
Requirements for our ITU nurse positions
At Thornbury Nursing Services, we expect our ITU nurses to uphold our high standards of care, even when faced with last-minute shifts. We are looking for individuals committed to delivering exceptional intensive care.
Before applying, please ensure that you meet the specified requirements to align with our standards for a seamless application process.
What does an ITU nurse do?
As an ITU nurse with Thornbury, your day-to-day tasks will depend on where you’re working, but can typically involve:
- Administering medications through intravenous injections or via gastric tubes
- Regularly informing doctors, patients, and their families about the patient’s progress. Conducting authorized diagnostic or therapeutic procedures based on the patient’s clinical condition
- Reacting swiftly to medical emergencies and promptly informing the appropriate physicians
- Assessing the patient’s laboratory data and vital signs to determine any urgent intervention requirements
- Attending to the patient’s needs throughout their recuperation in the ICU
- Advocating for the requirements of both patients and their families
- Providing emotional assistance to patients and their families
- Setting up and overseeing medical equipment and devices, including medical ventilators, and oxygen delivery devices etc.
- Assessing the patient’s pain level and determining the need for sedation
- Maintaining meticulous records of the patients
Advantages of working as an ITU nurse with Thornbury
As a leading nursing recruitment agency, Thornbury Nursing Services connects ITU nurses with fulfilling opportunities in intensive care units nationwide. Our nurses enjoy:
- Highly competitive remuneration
- Reimbursement of registration fees
- Coverage of travel expenses
- Complimentary annual flu vaccinations
- Access to a 24/7 support hotline
- Access to exclusive professional training programs
Once registered, utilize our Quick Nurse system to effortlessly find and select ITU nurse shifts that suit your schedule and preferences, whether on a part-time or full-time basis.
Where we’re recruiting for ITU nurses
Our Quick Nurse platform, simplifies scheduling, allowing you to input your availability, and book shifts online at your convenience. This means you can easily accommodate last-minute shifts, even if you have other commitments such as another part-time or full-time job. We value flexibility and offer all our nurses the chance to choose shifts that suit their schedule.
Other benefits Quick Nurse provides are:
- Extremely easy and quick shift searching
- Receive alerts about shifts that fit your experience and schedule
- Find shifts wherever you are in the UK, even when you’re away from home
- Automatically syncs with your calendar to add shifts seamlessly
Apply for ITU nurse jobs today
If you are interested in registering for Intensive Theatre Unit nurse roles at Thornbury Nursing Services, apply to join us now. All you need is a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns), and a valid NMC pin. Collaborating with Thornbury Nursing Services offers plenty of opportunity for growth in your ITU nursing career.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts across England and Wales. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
ITU nurses in the community
Have you ever considered working in the community? We’re always looking for ITU nurses to support clients living with complex health needs, at home. Interested? Let us know when you apply. If you already work for us, call your local office to discuss community opportunities.
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