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GI Nurse Endoscopist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The Endoscopy Service at Imperial Hospital NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced, talented, passionate, and forward-thinking Nurse Endoscopist to join our team to join us in our growing service.

We have a busy and growing JAG-accredited department which continues to expand following the refurbishment and expansion of our site at Charing Cross Hospital.

We are seeking an experienced Nurse with a minimum of 2 years post JAG certification experience in upper and lower endoscopy, ideally with a non-medical prescribing qualification but an absence of this should not prevent you from applying.

You will be working cross-site at St Marys', Hammersmith Hospital, and Charing Cross. You will be a skilled communicator with a passion for patient care, education, and staff development.

You will place a high priority on maintaining a supportive and caring environment for patients and staff developing the highest standards of evidence-based practice and achieving key quality metrics.

Main duties of the job

This post is a dual role that has been specially designed for a clinical endoscopist with relevant experience bowel cancer screening.

As a Clinical Endoscopist, the post-holder will undertake diagnostic and therapeutic lower GI endoscopies, and will work with the MDT to ensure the development, management and delivery of a high quality endoscopy service. The post-holder is expected to undertake 5 service lists a week, and also support the service with clinical audits.

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 (level 1)
  • Educated to postgraduate diploma/degree level or equivalent experience
  • Train the trainers in endoscopy (upper and or lower)


  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification
  • Management certificate or equivalent experience



  • Up to date knowledge and experience in lower GI endoscopy
  • Knowledge and experience of principles of administration of IV sedation and their reversal agents
  • Experience in analysing and presenting data to a range of audiences
  • Experience of deputising in a senior role


  • Service improvement experience
  • Experience in analysing and presenting data to a range of audiences

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Independent Upper and Lower GI colonoscopist, JAG accredited
  • Technical ability to be able to learn to handle an endoscope and troubleshoot problems that may occur with the working of the instrument
  • Ability to promote the contribution and impact of advanced level nursing across the organisation and wider healthcare system.
  • Able to demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning through comprehensive patient assessments for risk factors and early signs of illness
  • Excellent IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W2 1NY

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