We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated nurse to join our team as nurse hysteroscopist.
We are seeking an individual who is either trained in hysteroscopy or willing to undergo training/achieve accreditation in hysteroscopy/gynaecology ultrasound, to demonstrate a commitment to our hysteroscopy service, drive high standards of patient centred care, and improve/drive the changing needs of the service.
On successful completion of hysteroscopy/ultrasound training the post-holder will undergo further training and accreditation in colposcopy.Currently the service runs Monday-Friday 0800-1800 and this post is predominately for our Peterborough site.
We are a small, hard-working, passionate gynaecology team running nurse led clinics in fertility, colposcopy, urogynaecology, oncology and early pregnancy. We offer induction, ongoing support, training and development to all our staff.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th NovemberMain duties of the job
On becoming an accredited Nurse Hysteroscopist, the post holder will be recognised by the British Society Gynaecological Endoscopy. They will provide an autonomous nurse-led service for women referred with abnormal uterine bleeding on the urgent suspected cancer pathway requiring hysteroscopic examination and will oversee the service in the absence of the Consultant Nurse.
The post-holder will offer and maintain a comprehensive service by seeing women, performing investigations and treatments as appropriate and where necessary make clinical decisions in relation to best evidence based practice.
The post holder will have the responsibility of ensuring safe clinical practice and confidentiality is carried out in the clinical environment as directed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), national, regional and local protocols. *** Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***About us
We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.
Benefits to you
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
- NHS Pension Scheme:
- Flexible working opportunities
- Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
- Career development and training
- Wellbeing support and activities
- In-house physiotherapy Service
- On-site canteens with subsidised meals
- Subsidised staff parking (currently free).
- Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
For further information, regarding the position, please see attached the detailed job description and person specification.Person SpecificationEducation & QualificationEssential
- NMC registration with ongoing professional development
- Educated to degree level or able to demonstrate equivalent experience
- Qualification/study in cancer/gynaecology cancer or recent appropriate clinical practice in speciality
- Expectation to work towards Masters Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice within 5 years of appointment
- Minimum of 2 years post qualification
- Comprehensive experience in Women's Health
- Extensive knowledge of female pelvic anatomy and gynaecological conditions
- Knowledge of gynaecology ultrasound, hysteroscopy, colposcopy
- Experience in teaching, assessing, coaching
Skills and AbilitiesEssential
- Experience in undertaking audit/research
- Previous experience of multidisciplinary working
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Research processes, evidence-based practice and ability to critically analyse own practice
- Audit processes
- Time management skills
- Advanced communication skills, such as difficult conversations, conflict resolution or counselling
- Demonstrates ability to place patients and family at centre of care
- IT skills
- Critical analysis and decision-making skills
North West Anglia NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Peterborough City Hospital
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