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Nursing - Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

  • Department Endoscopy
  • Salary £24,214.00 – £30,112 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/04/2020
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-TSN-194
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term until January 2021 to cover Maternity leave
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

The Endoscopy Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital Telford are looking to recruit a Band 5 full-time staff nurse/ operating Department practitioner to join their team to cover maternity leave until 01/01 /2021.

Pateint 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 values in Practice award for safety.

The unit currently provides a service for both out-patients and in - patients including the following procedures: Endoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Cystoscopy, PEG insertions, ERCP and EUS.

Key duties would include ;

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.

The Endoscopy unit is currently open 08:00 -22:00 Monday to Saturday, including bank holidays. We provide a comprehensive on-call service for the out of hours work, and the successful applicant will be required to participate in this once fully trained.

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.

Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey McCarthy Endoscopy Manager,, 01952 641222 Ext  5711

Yvonne Gough / Liz McRae - Sisters, /, 01952 641222 Ext 5622 /5609

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If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.
If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.
In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.
Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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