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Registered Nurse - Day Surgery and Endoscopy vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre
Brest Road
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 23:59

Job Summary

Due to a projected expansion of the service at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre we are actively looking to recruit across all departments. Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre was the first independently owned treatment centre to receive an “outstanding” CQC rating so if you are looking to join an organisation that puts the patient at the heart of everything we do then we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join the Day Surgery and Endoscopy team.

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.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre 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 and General surgery.

Relocation packages available.

Responsible To

Day Surgery and Endoscopy Manager

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be expected to deliver a high standard of patient care supported by evidence based practice.

Key duties will include:

• Being responsible for admitting and preparing patients for their procedure/operation, as well as 2nd stage recovery and post operative care within the day surgery and endoscopy units
• Ensuring that the Day Surgery unit and Endoscopy department are prepared
• The assessment and documentation of patient’s on day of admission for a variety of specialities and procedures
• Working within the day surgery unit, minor procedures suite and endoscopy unit (admissions and discharges only – endoscopy) when required

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Recent post registration experience


• Experience on a day surgery unit


• NMC Registered Nurse Part 1

Additional Information

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

For more information about the role and the centre, please contact Sonia Sanghvi at or visit

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

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