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Senior Remote Monitoring Practitioner

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The North West London Virtual Hospital (NWLVH) is recruiting a band 7 team leader to join us providing virtual care to patients. Our mixed team of nurses, AHPs & admin staff is based at St Charles Hospital and undertakes remote monitoring of patients from across all 4 NWL acute hospitals. We cover 19 pathways including cardiology, respiratory, maternity & acute medicine and are developing more.

Virtual wards as a substitute for inpatient care, as well as long term remote monitoring pathways, are being established across the country. This is a great opportunity to be part of a move away from traditional models of care, towards a more sustainable future within the NHS. This is a novel and evolving service and therefore flexibility and a sense of humour are essential. In return, we offer a flexible, fun working environment, with a flat hierarchy and a commitment to shared decision making.

The B7s are responsible for day to day operational leadership of the service including ensuring quality of care, safe staffing, adherence to policies, business continuity and liaison with other teams. They also provide clinical supervision and technical advice and troubleshooting. Management activities may include audit, incident investigation, pathway development or teaching. In addition the successful applicant will be asked to line manage a small team, taking responsibility for staff development and appraisal, sickness and performance management.

Main duties of the job

To manage the full remote monitoring team to include annual appraisal, staffing rotas, performance and sickness management, recruitment and selection and the supervision of students

To monitor standards of care and take appropriate action to maintain and improve them

To provide clinical and technical expertise and troubleshooting for the remote monitoring team and wider partners (such as onboarding teams in other trusts)

To assist in continued monitoring of patient experience and harm free care

To respond to patients, relatives and carers concerns and complaints as they arise and take remedial action as required

Facilitate a culture of continuous quality improvement

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Nurse or AHP
  • Working towards BSC/MSC
  • Evidence of post registration CPD


  • Graduate degree



  • Significant post qualification experience (in any speciality) to include patient assessment, risk assessment and clinical decision making
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Experience of clinical governance and quality improvement


  • Experience within speciality
  • An understanding of chronic disease management

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Leadership skills
  • Organisation, administrative and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills including use of email, Teams, MS Office packages and EHRs such as Cerner


  • Knowledge of NMC/HCPC Code of Professional Conduc
  • Understanding of reflective frameworkst

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Queen Charlotte's Hospital


W12 0HS

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