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Interventional Radiology Senior Staff Nurse/ODP

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata for part time candidates
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Interventional Radiology Nurse

A different type of nursing......Interventional radiology is a form of image-guided surgery that's developing rapidly and is an area of nursing that is challenging, different and immensely satisfying.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a motivated and dynamic team, with huge potential to develop and progress. The role provides a variety of exciting opportunities to gain experience and competencies to work across all imaging modalities, including Angiography, CT, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound and Recovery.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and strive for opportunities for improvement. You will positively affect the experience of patients and carers by providing a high standard of clinical care we are also looking for an organised individual with excellent communication skills and a positive approach to change. Whether you have specific I.R. experience or not, full support and training will be provided. The department provides an out of hours emergency on call service, which all nurses are required to be part of an on-call rota.

The successful candidate will demonstrate high standards of practice with excellent communication, clinical and decision making skills and you will be fully supported to advance your knowledge and develop your clinical competencies in the following areas:
  • Surgical scrub technique, assisting with Interventional procedures,
  • Administering conscious sedation
  • Post procedure recovery care

Experience with the scrub technique such as theatres is beneficial but is not essential.

An informal visit to the department is highly recommended to fully appreciate the job requirements in this exciting and developing area of expertise.

For an informal discussion or for further details please speak to Sarah Barry on 0118 322 6727 or

About us

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust we put our patients at the heart of every element of health and care that we provide. The Trust works together as a community to deliver its vision which is Working together to provide outstanding care for our community.

Royal Berkshire Hospital has been rated 'Good' following our recent CQC inspection and is committed to delivering high quality care to our patients, which is driven through our care values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Assesses the needs of patients/families and carers plans, delivers and evaluates high standards of evidenced based nursing care. Demonstrates concise, accurate, timely record keeping, including both written and electronic records. Displays excellent analytical ability and sound decision making in changing clinical situations.

Practices in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Councils Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives and Trust policies, protocols and guidelines. Is accountable for own practice and for appropriate delegation of care he/she gives to colleagues, nursing support workers and students.

Recognises deterioration in the physical or mental condition of the patient and takes timely action, appropriately referring to others or working with other agencies as required.

Recognises, responds to and appropriately manages emergency situations .

Person Specification

NMC Registered


  • IR experience desirable but not essential.


  • IR experience desirable but not essential, full training will be given.

NMC Registered


  • IR experience preferred but full training will be given..

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Craven Road



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