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Nurse Practitioner - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has preferred provider status to manage the AAA screening programme across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, enthusiastic individual who has excellent communication skills and is an effective team player.

The screening office is located at Montagu Hospital and your role will be to rotate through clinics, based throughout South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, providing support to men aged 65 and over. We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking nurse, with excellent communication skills to join our friendly and dynamic team at the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw AAA screening programme.

An RGN who is committed to high quality care, you will participate in community-based clinics, undertaking surveillance and providing advice and support for men with screen detected Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA's).

Main duties of the job

To provide evidence-based information, cardiovascular risk factor management advice and support to patients with screen detected Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) as part of the national AAA screening pathway.

To offer advice and support to families and their carers, referring to support services such as smoking cessation. Monitoring and accurately recording outcomes.

Act as an autonomous practitioner by working unsupervised using your own initiative.

About us

Our organisation is driven by our strategic objectives and organisational values and we are looking for enthusiastic professionals to support the AAA Screening Programme. You will join a team of friendly staff to provide a high quality service.

The Radiology Department is a progressive, forward thinking team and the candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in the shaping and delivery of the service. We aspire to create an outstanding service, able to support individual staff needs.

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire's leading acute Trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas. Radiology services are undertaken across six sites with the majority of activity on three.

Hospitals within the Trust are conveniently situated with excellent access to motorways and rail, close to national parks, major cities and the coast.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Work in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct (2015). Ensure the nursing activities within the AAA Screening Service reach the required professional standard. Contribute to the AAA Screening Teams education / training / skill mix.

Complete comprehensive patient health needs assessments in order to plan, implement and evaluate individualised programmes of care, including analysis, interpretation and comparison of options available to meet identified need.

Maintain appropriate professional, accurate, and confidential records of patients for evaluation, follow-up purposes and maintenance of quality care.

Implement appropriate administrative systems for effective service provision including protocols for appointments and follow up contact.

Provide appropriate advice to healthcare professionals, colleagues and members of the public on subjects related to AAA and cardiovascular risk factor management.

For full detail please read the job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Interpersonal Skills


  • Caring attitude towards patients
  • Deal with all clients regardless of medical or social problems
  • Communicate effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Tact and Diplomacy
  • Ability to deal with clients who have barriers to communication (language, deafness, learning difficulties)
  • Able to maintain client confidentiality
  • Ability to deal with patients who have received bad news
  • Evidence of staff mentoring and support



  • 2 years' experience as Band 5 Staff Nurse
  • Evidence of Research based good practice
  • Evidence of role extension in current role


  • Experience within a Radiology environment
  • Management qualifications



  • RGN with Current registration
  • Up to date and extensive knowledge of professional issues
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Developed IT skills
  • Teaching skills


  • Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners in line with NAAASP
  • ENB 998 Teaching and Assessing Students Certificate
  • Demonstrate professional development post registration
  • Evidence of Training in Infection Control

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