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Senior Staff Nurse Radiology

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Headington, Oxford
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
oAre you an experienced nurse looking for a new challenge?

oAre you passionate about providing safe and excellent care at all times?

oAre you looking for an opportunity to learn and develop professionally?

oAre you a team member able to work well with a range of professionals?

oAre you looking for experience delivering care for people of all ages?

If you answered 'Yes' to the above, you are what we are looking for!

This is an exciting time to join the Radiology team in the Churchill Hospital, Oxford! We provide a literal life changing service for patients, both within Oxfordshire and its surrounding counties.

Main duties of the job

We are a friendly team of nurses, radiographers, radiologists and health care support workers delivering a high standard of care. The unique and varied nature of the speciality means that there is always something new and interesting to learn. Your role is to work as a scrub or a circulating nurse in our angiography suites as well as admitting and looking after our day case patients in the unit.

This is an opportunity for you to deliver high standard of 1 to 1 patient care. Previous experience working in a theatre environment as scrub or anaesthetic nurse or radiology is desirable not essential. You will be fully supported during your first 6 months with mentorship and a competency training package.

The shift patterns cover Monday to Friday. On call service is provided from on all 7 days a week including bank holidays. Participation in the on call rota is required once sufficient experience and competency is achieved.

If you are interested in working in our small friendly team please contact us or pop in for a visit.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel

Job description

Job responsibilities


As a senior member of the radiology nursing team you will demonstrate compassionate leadership and commitment to evidence-based high standard of nursing care.

We work closely with our anaesthetic colleagues as well as our colleagues from University of Oxford and cardiac catheter labs.

Scope of the role:
  • Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by evidence based practice and OUH values.
  • Work in partnership with the patients family and friends to be actively involved in the caring process on behalf of the patient.
  • Manage, direct and evaluate the nursing care for a defined caseload of patients.
  • Communicate effective information to patients/relatives/carers/ and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate high standards of nursing care, reflecting the beliefs about professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with The Oxford Model for Exemplary Professional Nursing and Midwifery Practice.
  • Develop and maintain specialist knowledge of nursing practice relevant to the clinical area.
  • Undertake the responsibilities associated with being a mentor and preceptor reflecting the beliefs about professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with the Oxford Model for Exemplary Professional and Nursing and Midwifery Practice.
  • Demonstrably contribute towards the continuing development of professional nursing practice in the department.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a role model to others at all times commensurate with The Code (NMC 2015).
  • Work proactively to ensure every hospital visit meets the needs of the patient and that they are discharged in a timely manner.

As a member of the radiology team you will contribute by:-
  • Planning, delivering and evaluation of patient care.
  • Management of the Neuroradiology Nursing Team within the clinical area.
  • Implementing local protocols and standards with members of Multi-Disciplinary Team.
  • Effective Management of resources within the department.
  • Participating in clinical trials and research.
  • Deputising for Sister / Nurse Manager when required.
  • Providing expert clinical advice to nurses and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Person Specification

    Professional Qualifications


    • RN - 1st Level Registration
    • Accredited Teaching Certificate or equivalent experience


    • Degree Level education



    • 12 months Neuroscience, Radiology, Theatre or Stroke ward experience. Evidence of Resource Management Computer literacy
    • Minimum of 3 years registered nurse experience.


    • Evidence of other recent study

    Physical Attributes


    • Reliable
    • Flexible
    • Motivation and enthusiasm

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


    Churchill Hospital

    Old Road

    Headington, Oxford

    OX3 7LE

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