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Band 5 Associate Resuscitation Officer

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Primarily the role is concerned with delivering training in the deteriorating patient, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) to all grades of staff across all specialties. In addition the post holder will have responsibilities, in quality assurance, clinical and training equipment provision and maintenance.

Main duties of the job

Teaching adult and paediatric clinical life support (CLS) / Automated external defibrillation (AED) skills at all the hospital sites and community sites.

Participate in and support quality assurance and audit activities within the trust including, but not limited too, resuscitation trolleys, Recommended summary plan for Emergency Care and treatment (ReSPECT), and DNACPR, training compliance and the National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA).

Act as a point of contact for emergency equipment related issues.

Assist with life support course coordination and preparing & setting up equipment.

Support trust wide provision of cardiac arrest equipment.

Be available to provide resuscitation related clinical advice, and support, as appropriate.

For further details please see job description

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note for a specific detailed job description for this vacancy please see attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * Registered Health Care Practitioner e.g. Registered Nurse, Midwife, ODP,Paramedic.


Experience

Essential

  • * Previous / recent experience of working in an acute NHS care setting (e.g ED, AMU, CCU)
  • * Competent in Basic level Life Support (BLS) and use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • * Experience of practical application of resuscitation in hospital setting delivering high quality CPR
  • * Ability to participate with the implementation of change, assist with and improving standards.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1079037YS

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