An exciting opportunity has risen for a part time band 5 staff nurse within our motivated and well established Interventional team. Due to the diversity of patients who attend for treatment the successful applicant will be caring for a wide range of patients of all ages from Emergency, Medical, Surgical and urological specialties.
This dynamic department includes a wide range of x-ray, CT and Ultrasound guided diagnostic and therapeutic treatments. The unique and varied nature of the specialty means that there is always something new and interesting to learn.
The Interventional Radiology team is formed of a small team of nurses that work alongside the larger multi-disciplinary team which includes Radiographers, Radiologists, Healthcare Assistants and Administration Staff.
We understand that starting a new role is a big step and we are committed to supporting you, both during this transition and after. We will endeavour to support you in all aspects of your role, from day-to day management of patients to providing bespoke training for your continuing development.
Unfortunately we are unable to off sponsorship to overseas Candidates at this time.Main duties of the job
The post holder should have an positive attitude based on strong nursing values and an overall commitment to provide quality nursing care to patients and their families.
They will proactively engage with patients, relatives and carers to seek their views, gain agreement and keep them informed about their treatment and care. They will demonstrate compassion by recognising and responding to individual needs in a warm, thoughtful, sensitive and helpful way.About usWe hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers. Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population. We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you. The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesMain Duties and Responsibilities
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
The post holder will be responsible for effectively delivering skilled nursing care to patients attending for an Interventional Radiology procedure. Using a systemic approach of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating to ensure a high standard of care. The post holder will assist in the handover and discharge processes for patients in line with local procedures.
They will assist before, during and after procedures - using their nursing skills to adequately monitor and manage sedated patients. They will assist consultants throughout intervention utilising good communication skills and provide support for patients and their families.
They will also demonstrate excellent documentation within patient integrated care pathways and effective discharge planning.
Maintain registration, and nursing competencies, and comply with NMC code of Professional Conduct and related documents.
- If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.Person Specificationeducation and qualificationEssential
Desirable knowledgeEssential Desirable ExperienceEssential Desirable
- Current full NMC registration
skills and abilitiesEssential
- experience in delivering patient care
Employer detailsEmployer name
- effective time management
- ability to work under pressure
- ability to work within a team
- demonstrates enthusiasm
- effective communication
Stockport NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Stepping Hill Hospital
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