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Clinical Research Midwife - Imaging

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
26 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and committed midwife with excellent interpersonal, organisational skills and an active interest in research?

A fantastic, new opportunity has opened up for a Band 6 Clinical Research Midwife to join our successful research team. The post holder will be an integral member of the Reproductive Health & Childbirth Research Team and the Perinatal Imaging & Health Department, working across the two on a portfolio of imaging studies and involved in the successful set up and running of ongoing clinical research studies and trials with a focus on those with imaging components.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be jointly based within Reproductive Health & Childbirth and Perinatal Imaging & Health and will therefore work with different clinical teams to support studies with imaging components such as fetal MRI. This is an excellent opportunity to enable the individual to gain a wide range of skills and experience within a varied clinical research environment. You will be employed by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, working closely with our academic partners at King's College London.

Time will be split between the CRN team and Perinatal Imaging & Health, with responsibility for the coordination of and recruitment of pregnantparticipants to studies with imaging components such as fetal MRI being present at fetal MRI scans to ensure the well-being of the participant.

The post holder will work closely with an expert multi-disciplinary team of research midwives, radiographers, clinicians, neonatal nurses, scientists,and clinical and research administration staff on a daily basis. They will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate expert care, and provide support topatients attending the Department who have been or have the potential to be recruited into a research study. They will also be part of the widerclinical and research teams within the Women's and Children's Directorate and School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences.

More information can be found in the job description and person specification documentation

About us

Our team consists of research nurses, midwives and clinical research practitioners all working on a wide range of clinical research studies andtrials on Reproductive Health & Childbirth portfolio, alongside radiographers, clinical fellows, scientists and administration staff.

We are very fortunate to also be closely linked with the King's College London Department of Women and Children's Health and Department ofPerinatal Imaging & Health, and a member of the King's Health Partners, gives us a unique position and enables us to be at the forefront of clinicalresearch within the field of Reproductive Health and Childbirth.

The role of the CLRNs is to establish and maintain an excellent NHS infrastructure for clinical research and research management. Thisinfrastructure includes clinical research support staff and sessional support for clinical investigators of all professions, funding for other NHSSupport Costs such as additional clinical services and diagnostic tests, and research management and governance systems and staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be jointly based within the Womens Health Research team and Perinatal Imaging & Health Department, with strong lings toKings College London, embedded within and based at St Thomas Hospital. This is an established research unit with a long history of undertakingclinical research studies across Women's Health. The team is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists with a commitmentto translational research.

The research midwife will facilitate and aid in the recruitment of patients to ensure high quality clinical studies and trials which will require themidwife to work flexibly across the disciplines to ensure the successful working of the clinical research projects they are assigned to. They will alsoact as a patient advocate providing support and assistance as required and assist in the co-ordination and management of a portfolio of clinicalresearch studies.

More information on the role and its requirements can be found in the job description and person specification documentation

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Midwife with NMC registration


Desirable

  • A Clinical Research qualification
  • Educated to degree level or above


Previous experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience of working within a clinical environment as a registered midwife
  • Experienced and competent in the management of patients within the speciality
  • Experience with clinical databases
  • Experience with Excel Spreadsheets
  • Experience of effective multidisciplinary team working
  • Extensive experience of working in an acute NHS setting.
  • Experience of teaching colleagues and staff


Desirable

  • Post registration experience in community or hospital experience
  • Experience in Clinical Research
  • Familiar with Good Clinical Practice & Certification
  • Experience of electronic data capture.
  • Experience and knowledge of fetal imaging modalities
  • Experience with research databases


Skills/Knowledge/ Ability

Essential

  • Knowledge of quality, standard setting, benchmarking and audit.
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Organisation and management skills.
  • Ability to perform within a team in addition to leadership
  • Articulate with advanced written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to perform clinical activities specific to midwifery and obstetrics
  • IT skills including use of email and office packages.


Desirable

  • Awareness of fetal imaging modalities and clinical uses
  • Knowledge of research methodologies


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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