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Senior Staff Nurse- Interventional Radiology

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The successful candidate will be involved in supporting the management of the department with the day to day running of the theatre list, coordinate the movement of patients from the ward to the IR department. Recover patients post procedure. Stock management. Be responsible for the safety of patient and other staff members in the clinical area. They successful applicant will also mentor junior nurses and students. they will also be required to take charge of the department in the absence of management team.

We are offering a fantastic career opportunity in an exciting, forward thinking environment. We also have a training program which will give you the opportunity to join the ODP or recovery GSTT course, accredited by Kings College University.

The Interventional Radiology departments run a fully staffed weekday service with varying shift patterns across three sites and provide cover for our 24 hours on call service including weekdays, weekends and bank holidays. We are one of the only few centre in the UK to have 2 nurses on-call to support conscious sedation out of hours.

Closing Date: 19 May 2024

Interview Date: 03 June 2024

Main duties of the job

The Nursing team is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Nurse to join the Department of Interventional Radiology at GSTT. The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the care and management of both inpatients and outpatients requiring diagnostic or interventional procedures in an acute Trust setting. The individual will work closely with the Sister/Charge Nurse and Deputy Charge Nurses to promote continued development of the service to deliver a high standard of care and positive patient experience whilst being responsive to the needs of other clinical directorates within GSTT.

We can offer to expand your clinical expertise in areas including assisting during and recovery of patients undergoing Interventional Radiology Procedure. You will also care for paediatric patients in the Evelina Children's Hospital IR & Cardiac Catheter labs. You will be expected to provide clinical support, leadership, teaching and role modelling within the clinical area to nursing and radiography students.

The applicant must be a registered nurse with substantial experience in an interventional environment (neuroradiology, cardiac Cath lab or Radiology) or in theatre/recovery. You will need to demonstrate commitment to your own personal development and show keen interest in the future development of the profession and Interventional Radiology.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best-known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high-quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Interventional Radiology departments run a fully staffed weekday service with varying shift patterns across three sites and provide cover for our 24 hours on call service including weekends and bank holidays.

The nursing team is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Nurse to join the Department of Interventional Radiology at GSTT. The successful candidate will make an important contribution to the care and management of both inpatients and outpatients requiring interventional procedures in an acute Trust setting. The individual will work closely with the Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse and Matron to promote continued development of the service to deliver a high standard of care and positive patient experience whilst being responsive to the needs of other clinical directorates within GSTT.

In addition, you will participate to the care of paediatric patients in the Evelina Childrens Hospital, interventional radiology and cardiac Cath Lab.

The applicant must be a registered nurse and demonstrate commitment to their own personal development and show keen interest in the future development of the profession and Interventional Radiology.

Please see attached job description for full details.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • BSC/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Substantial experience in inteventional radiology or theatre


Desirable

  • Leadership qualification (e.g. LEO
  • Mentorship Course / Teaching and Assessing Qualification


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assess, plan and implement specialist care
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Able to prioritise & meet deadlines


Desirable

  • Microsoft Word / Excel skills


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of teaching/assessing and supporting others
  • Supervision of Junior Staff and nursing student


Desirable

  • Radiology experience


Values and behaviour

Essential

  • Values and behaviour


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cross-site

Great Maze Pond

London

SE1 9RT

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