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Lead Endoscopy Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC08224
Job location:
Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre
Brest Road
Plymouth
Plymouth
PL6 5XP
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Endoscopy Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in a lead position.

With the recent addition of a third theatre and a two suite endoscopy unit it is an exciting time to join us.

Recently achieving an "outstanding" rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the treatment centre is the first independent sector treatment centre to achieve this and are in the top three per cent of hospitals in the country to receive this rating.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centrs offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon and Cornwall, specialising in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor orthopaedic procedures. We also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery.

Not only are our facilities state-of-the-art, with us, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.

Responsible To

Ward Manager

Key Responsibilities

As the lead Nurse in Endoscopy your role will be to provide a high quality, cost effective service maintaining a high standard of care and safety for patients. You will be expected to be competent in all aspects of clinical practice/endoscopy techniques and procedures within the department.

In addition, you will provide clinical and managerial support to the Ward Manager in the development and implementation of high quality care protocols to provide a highly effective, fast track service for all endoscopy procedures.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Substantial experience in Endoscopy with relevant clinical experience
• Experience in day care/ short stay nursing
• Experience of working with and leading a small team

Qualifications

• NMC Registered Nurse Level 1
• Specialist qualification in Endoscopy within a speciality (ENB 906/NURS 0197 Endoscopy Principles & Procedures or equivalent)
• Teaching qualification/ ENB 998 or equivalent
• IV drug administration, venepuncture and cannulation
• Basic / Intermediate life support skills

Additional Information

For more information about the centre, please visit http://www.peninsulatreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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