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Registered Nurse - Endoscopy

Employer
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Torquay
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Exciting opportunities are available to join the Endoscopy team at Torbay Hospital.

The department has recently opened it's new �5m Endoscopy Suite and dedicated training facility.

Educational courses are delivered by our onsite training team and include GI courses in partnership with the University of Plymouth. Newly qualified nurses are welcome to apply.

The departments boasts the opportunity to work in different areas of the service, allowing you to gain experience and knowledge within inpatient and outpatient environments.The Endoscopy unit at Torbay Hospital has been recognised nationally for its high standards of patient care, recognised as an exemplar site for Endoscopy care, training and Bowel Cancer Screening.

You will need a mix of skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships and effective time management.In return for your skills and commitment we offer a friendly working environment, role development and personal development plans supported by training opportunities.

The Endoscopy Unit delivers an extended service to include evenings and weekends.

Please contact Louise Grant or Kirsty Pike 01803 656069 / 01803 654863 for more information, or to visit the Endoscopy Unit.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible and accountable for the nursing care of designated named patients from admission to discharge.
  • To participate in the care, maintenance and use of endoscopes used in endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures, providing technical assistance during procedures.
  • To ensure provision of a high standard of nursing care to patients attending the Endoscopy Unit, working within agreed policies and procedures.
  • To ensure individual assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care from admission to discharge or transfer, producing documented evidence of this in agreed format.
  • Correct documentation of patient care using the endoscopy unit care pathway including written discharge and aftercare information for patients.
  • To liaise and communicate effectively with relatives, carers and visitors.
  • To liaise and communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team, other hospital departments and outside agencies (e.g. ambulance service, social services, transport etc.) providing patient centred care.
  • Engage with student nurses and observers giving encouragement, support and guidance.


About us

As a Registered Nurse with the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, you will be working as part of the multidisciplinary team, to implement and develop a programme of care. The Endoscopy unit staffs are committed to providing high standards of care for the people who use our services, whilst maintaining their privacy and dignity at all times.
  • To be responsible and accountable for the nursing care of designated named patients from admission to discharge.
  • To participate in the care, maintenance and use of endoscopes used in endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures, providing technical assistance during procedures.
  • To co-ordinate the Endoscopy Unit on a regular basis.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification.

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Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered (Level 1) Adult Nursing


Desirable

  • Degree in nursing or on the pathway
  • Interest in or experience of endoscopy
  • NURB 363 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Related Procedures for Nurses (expectation to undertake this course)


Knowledge

Essential

  • General knowledge of GI diseases, endoscopic and related interventions Leadership skills Computer and IT skills Good communication / interpersonal skills


Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Endoscopy Unit

Torbay Hospital

Torquay

TQ2 7AA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

388-6259214-NMC

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