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Resuscitation Officer

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Harrow
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive HCAS
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The resuscitation team at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is expanding its well established service and is therefore hoping to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated registered healthcare professionals to join our team.

You must have a suitable professional clinical qualification (e.g. Registered General Nurse, Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Paramedic) and be registered with a professional body. Applicants will need at least three years clinical experience including the delivery of teaching clinical skills to range of healthcare professionals and will need to hold a current RCUK ALS provider and/or EPALS provider status.

Previous experience in resuscitation training would be advantageous.

The position offers the opportunity to develop high-quality teaching skills in resuscitation to all members of the multidisciplinary team. Participation as an active member of the cardiac arrest team is expected.

The posts will be based at Northwick Park Hospital but will also require travel to Central Middlesex Hospital and Ealing Hospital on a frequent basis.

You will be working within a friendly and supportive team who are committed to your professional development and the development of the resuscitation service.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties

(Under the guidance of the Lead Resuscitation Officer / Resuscitation Service Manager and in conjunction with all members of the resuscitation service)
Education and Training
  • To deliver and assess competency in Basic, Immediate and Advanced Life Support training in both adult and paediatric patients as per trust policy.
  • To assist in ensuring that all members of the cardiac arrest team and all necessary holders of the resuscitation pagers are trained and competent in the current resuscitation protocols, including the operation of relevant equipment
  • Managerial
  • To develop and maintain close links with managers of staff groups being trained to ensure minimum disruption to the service concerned.
  • To maintain and update computerised, confidential records of all medical, nursing, para-medical and ancillary staff trained in resuscitation skills and to provide regular audit reports on these records.
  • Professional and Clinical
  • To participate, when available, in the Resuscitation Team as an active member of the 'cardiac arrest team' and ensure that quality standards are being maintained. (Adult, Paediatric and Trauma)
  • Provide clinical Supervision, support and guidance to members of the cardiac arrest team.
  • Personal Responsibilities
  • To take personal responsibility for professional growth and to keep up to date with resuscitation and audit developments.
  • To promote a positive and professional image at all times by acting in a courteous manner.


  • About us

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

    Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

    We run major acute services at:
    • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
    • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
    • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
    • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

    We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

    Person Specification

    Experience

    Essential

    • 3-5 Years Direct Care Experience in a clinical enviroment
    • Professional clinical qualification (e.g. RGN, ODP, NHSTA Paramedic)


    Desirable

    • Previous experience of teaching resuscitation skills
    • Teaching qualification e.g. ENB 998, Mentorship or Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector


    Qualifications

    Essential

    • RCUK ALS/EPALS Provider


    Desirable

    • RCUK ALS Instructor
    • RCUK EPALS Instructor


    Employer details

    Employer name

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

    Address

    Northwick Park Hospital

    Watford Road

    Harrow

    HA13UJ

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    337-NP-7132NO-A

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