Band 3 Nurse - Endoscopy

  • 2016-07-12
  • 2313289987456780
  • Aged Care
  • Registered Nurse
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • grace.buckley@jwhealth.co.uk
Salary £23,000 - £28,500 - Band 3 Nurse***Full Time Role, 1 hour commute to London***Must be registered with NMC***

Description

A Private Hospital in Kent Require a Band 3 Nurse for their Endoscopy unit

The Role

Salary: £23.000-£28,500

Hours:  37.5 hrs

Requirements/ Proven Knowledge, Training and Experience

  • Degree in a healthcare related field or equivalent qualification and/or experience
  • Registered Nurse (with supporting PREP evidence)
  • Endoscopy (or related) procedures course or willingness to undertake training
  • ILS training or a willingness to undertake training
  • Good IT skills
  • Basic phlebotomy, cannulation, drug administration (IV and sub-cutaneous) and ECG monitoring experience or a willingness to undertake training
  • Proven ability to undertake multiple tasks under pressure
  • Mentorship experience or willingness to undertake training
  • Registration with NMC
  • The Right to work in the UK
Key Responsibilities
  • Plan and implement high standards of care for endoscopy patients, following hospital guidelines and protocols, promoting a patient-focussed approach to care
  • Where necessary, and appropriate to the particular department, prepare and facilitate endoscopy lists including entering patient information on IT systems
  • Ensure patient care areas are safe, fit for purpose and effectively maintained
  • Ensure patient information data is correctly recorded in the appropriate IT systems
  • General supervision of junior members of the team, including providing clinical supervision/act as a mentor, being accountable for Endoscopy in the absence of the Sister or Service Manager - Theatres
Where does role fit in organisation?
  • Reports to the Sister - Endoscopy
  • Member of the clinical team within Theatres with strong links to the Patient Administration Service Department, Inpatients, Outpatients and occasionally to Diagnostics
Specific Role Requirements
  • The postholder may be required to work shifts, nights, weekends and bank holidays
  • The postholder will be expected to be a member of the Nursing & Midwifery Council/Health and Care Professionals Council and will be expected to abide by the relevant Code of Conduct and any supporting policies/procedures for clinical staff within the Hospital
Skills & Competencies
  • Effective verbal communication using tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent written skills
  • Strong prioritisation skills
  • Strong patient-centred approach
Personal Attributes
  • Methodical in approach and pays attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Work well in a pressurised environment
  • Uses initiative
To Apply
Contact Grace (Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant) at Julie Warner Health UK at grace.buckley@jwhealth.co.uk or call 0207 863 3380 to discuss all opportunities further!

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