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Staff Nurse- Interventional Radiology

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will be involved in admitting patients for their procedure

Assisting and circulating in the Interventional Radiology Suite

Develop skills in conscious sedation and become ILS trained

Develop skills and experience in recovering post general anaesthetic patients, and pain management.

Closing date: 17/05/2024

Interview date:

Main duties of the job

The Interventional Radiology departments run a fully staffed weekday service with varying shift patterns across three sites and provide cover for our 24 hour 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 6 Senior Staff Nurse, 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 Children's 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.

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

Main responsibilities but not limited to are:

Assessing patients needs

Circulating in the I.R suite

Sedating patients (once signed off as competent)

Assisting the radiologist as a scrub nurse

Recovering post G.A patients

Administrating I.V medications/ I.V blood products (training will be provided)

Please see attached Job description for full details

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification

Essential

  • RN1/ RN2/ RN12 Registered Nurse on the NMC register.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Desirable

  • Teaching and assessing qualification


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent in communication
  • Able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care
  • Competent in basic life support
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member


Values and behaviour

Essential

  • Flexible and positive approach to work


Previous experince

Essential

  • Experience of working in the relevant area
  • Experience of administering intravenous drug therapy


Desirable

  • Previous experience in other nursing fields


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Thomas hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

London

SE1 7EH

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