Interventional Radiology (IR)
is looking to recruit a Registered Nurse
with proven experience in Surgical and/or medical experience to work in our busy IR department.
We are service providers for Somerset and the surrounding areas offering expert specialist care for patients undergoing radiological procedures. The work is varied and interesting caring for patients from the majority of specialities within the Trust.
We are a small friendly team, who will support you in your professional development and mentor you in your new role. Shift work is Monday to Friday between the hours of 0800 and 1800 currently, with a robust on call service which you would undertake once trained.
Nurses in the radiology department work closely with the Radiologists, Radiographers, Health care assistants, Support workers. We also liaise with ward staff, Specialist Consultants, Clinical Nurse specialists.
If you would like to have an informal chat or arrange a visit to our department prior to applying please contact us on 01823 344757
- you will be made very welcome.Main duties of the job
This is a diverse role where you will learn to scrub, working with Consultant Radiologists, Specialist Registrars. Administer conscious sedation during procedures.
Looking after patients pre and post-procedure who have undergone radiological intervention and may have had conscious sedation. Groin management after vascular procedures. Support oncology patients whilst they have palliative intervention in the department.
Along with an on-call commitment you will also co-ordinate the lists once confident.About usSomerset NHS Foundation Trust
endeavours to provide development opportunities for those looking to develop a career in the NHS, in both clinical and non-clinical roles. We have six active and impactful colleague networks.
These networks provide a safe space for colleagues to share their experiences and learn from one another, but also influence change across our trust:
- Multicultural Network
- Women's Network
- Armed Forces' Network
- LGBTQ+ Network
- Lived Experience Network, for colleagues living with disabilities
- Autistic Colleague Network
We work hard to make sure that inclusion is part of everything we do. We know that true inclusion means we're able to provide the best care for our patients and provide a fulfilling career for all our colleagues. As an organisation,
the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, continuing professional development and regular informal conversations around career progression, annual recognition awards to celebrate and recognise our colleagues achievements throughout the year and not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Assisting Radiologists during interventional procedures as a scrub nurse and also monitoring the patient, administrating conscious sedation. Preparation of patients for a variety of procedures. nursing patients post procedures and liaising with ward staff pre and post procedures.
Please refer to the attached job description for further details on the role.Person SpecificationQualifications, Skills & ExperienceEssential
Communication & KnowledgeEssential
- NMC qualification
- Proven post registration as RN in surgery, radiology or medicine
- UK driving licence with ability and willingness to travel across trust sites
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Good communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal with a good standard of Literacy / English language
Somerset NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Somerset Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
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