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Imaging Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Imaging - Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NAT5SCB321-AS-A
Site
UCLH
Town
London
Salary
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inclusive
Closing
27/09/2017 23:59

At University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH and stay at UCLH because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So, why join UCLH…?

  • We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
  • Our hospitals are in great central London locations
  • We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, independent, flexible and committed nurse to join our multidisciplinary team.
This is an exciting opportunity to specialise in a patient focused, technically advanced field; where the multidisciplinary team encourage role extension and offer many opportunities for career development. Imaging nursing is a specialised area of nursing

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver safe, high quality nursing care within the department. The role will involve preparation of patients prior to procedures and in the provision of nursing care peri and post procedure.

Once fully trained, following completion of our in-house preceptorship training programme, you are expected to participate with the on-call service
You will also be expected to deliver conscious sedation to patients for some procedures following a stringent training programme
The role includes scrub, circulating and care in the recovery of second stage patients.
No experience is necessary as full training and support will be given in this specialised innovative role.

Interventional Radiology delivers less invasive treatments to patients who in the past may have undergone complex surgical procedures.
You will receive specialised training in the use of catheters, wires, stents and other equipment specific to Interventional radiology.
Some of the skills are transferable to other areas for example Theatres, and Cardiac Catheter labs, allowing flexible career progression.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Alec Boreham, Charge Nurse on 07931 861998

If you have problems applying, contact

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020344 75051