The Endoscopy Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford are looking to recruit a Band 5 part time Staff Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner to join their team.
The post is a permanent position for 24 hours per week.
Full support & training will be given to the successful application.
Candidates should have a professional nursing/ODP qualification, drive and enthusiasm, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and in return we will be able to offer you support towards your professional development.
Main duties of the job
The pre-assessment of patients from clinic that require an endoscopic procedure, providing skilled and considerate care during the patients admission; taking into account the patient's specific needs during the procedure; recovery and discharge; preparing the equipment and the environment to enable the procedures to be carried out to a high standard safely .
Working for our organisation
The unit currently provides a service for both outpatients and inpatients including the following procedures: Endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy , PEG insertions, ERCP and EUS .
Patient care, experience and staff well being are at the forefront of our philosophy. This has been recently demonstrated with us gaining our JAG accreditation and a values in practice award for safety.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
RGN, operating theatres RGN, or registered ODP
Teaching and assessing course
Experience and knowledge
Awareness of relevant / current professional issues
Ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team setting
Evidence of excellent communication skills including verbal, non verbal and written
Microsoft office PC and Sema Pas skills