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Interventional Radiology Nurse

Employer
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ipswich
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Interventional Radiology nursing team at Ipswich General Hospital. This post is fixed term/secondment until 31st October 2024.

The Interventional Radiology team are a small and friendly multidisciplinary team consisting of Nurses, Radiographers and Consultant Radiologists. We provide a 24/7 on call service for emergency patients.

We are looking to recruit a Band 5 nurse who has interest in developing the skills for this highly specialised area, including scrub, conscious sedation and participating in a cross site on call service.

Informal visits are encouraged.

Internal applicants currently employed by ESNEFT will be offered on a secondment basis only. Please ensure you have discussed this with your line manager.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the nursing team, to provide a high standard of care. To be actively engaged in the delivery of excellent patient care in the Radiology setting.

To act as a team leader in the absence of a senior member of staff. Assists the Radiology staff to develop and enhance clinical skills and practice.

You will be working in a variety of clinical areas including the vascular theatre, with all members of the multidisciplinary team. You will have good communication and organisational abilities alongside an excellent clinical standards.

Applications are welcome from staff with prior relevant experience however this is not essential as full training will be given on the job.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are the largest NHS organisation in East Anglia, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of theresponsibilitiesand dutiesof this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience at Band 5
  • Able to competently teach and assess and post registration nurses and AHP's


Desirable

  • Experience as a team leader
  • Evidence of managing and improving the patient experience
  • Radiology Experience
  • Scrub nurse experience (Cardiac, theatre or radiology)


Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC registration


Desirable

  • Post registration qualification
  • Relevant teaching and assessment course
  • Nursing / Management degree
  • Undertaking current academic study


Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ipswich Hospital

Heath Road

Ipswich

IP4 5PD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

432-HR2188-23

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