Skip to main content

This job has expired

Staff Nurse - Endoscopy Unit (York)

Employer
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
York
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata/per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

View more

The Endoscopy Unit at York offers a fast paced working environment within our new purpose built seven roomed endoscopy unit, where we can support you to learn and develop your Endoscopy and Nursing skills.

The department performs upper and lower GI investigations, ERCP, colon capsule, manometry and physiology investigations, bronchoscopy and EBUS procedures. Procedures are performed both diagnostically and therapeutically.

Alongside this we offer a nurse led pre assessment clinic providing assessment and advice to patients pre procedure.

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

This description indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.

About us

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached

The successful candidate will be a team player with a strong desire to provide compassionate care and empower others within a friendly and supportive environment. You must be able to work well as part of a team andbe able to use your initiative and work well under pressure.

Successful applicants will receive a comprehensive training package, therefore previous endoscopy experience is not essential. Once competent there will be a requirement to take part in the out of hours GI bleed on call service.

Working hours will be between Monday-Sunday 0800 -2000 with a requirement to participate in the on call GI bleed rota once competent.

Pre-registrants Preceptorship

We are proud to offer our Multi-Professional Preceptorship Programme to all newly registered practitioners. This is a wonderful opportunity to welcome you into your new teams and our Trust, providing you with support and guidance as you develop in confidence and competence whilst transitioning from student to autonomous professional.

Preceptorship lasts 12 months and you will be assigned a preceptee who will support coach, mentor and guide you through regular meetings, along side a programme of structured learning

For more information please see the documents attached or contact the Preceptorship team yhs-tr.preceptorship.nhs.net

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact yhs-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse


Desirable

  • NMC Registration


Training

Essential

  • RN, endoscopy, ward experience


Desirable

  • Previous Endoscopy Experience


Special Knowledge

Essential

  • degree, endoscopy knowledge, ward based skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Endoscopy procedures & decontamination


Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

York Hospital

Wigginton road

York

YO31 8HE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

419-6302176-PSD-SN

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert