LOWER GI NURSE SPECIALIST/NURSE ENDOSCOPIST
£30,460 - £40,157 per annum (AfC band 7)
37.5 hours per week - Permanent
NB: New starters to the NHS or those with over 12 months break in service at the date of appointment will commence on the minimum of the payscale
This is an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse to improve patient experience and quality of care through their intervention of providing one to one education for patients with lower gastro intestinal problems. You will provide an autonomous diagnostic service as a nurse endoscopist whilst providing management and treatment to help the individual reduce their long term health care risk.
For this role you will be a first level registered nurse educated to Masters level or equivalent. You will have a minimum of five years post registration experience, two years minimum at band 6 or above in this specialty and a willingness to develop competencies in upper endoscopy.
With effective knowledge of research methodology, you will have demonstrable experience of teaching/assessing and evidence of recent study or on-going development.
With the ability to manage personal emotions and stress, you will be well motivated and able to motivate others. You will also have excellent communication/interpersonal, decision making and team working skills.
For further information, please contact Gilly Cockerline, Matron, Acute Medical Services on 01226 432090 or 01226 730000 bleep 776.
PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date. To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.
Closing date for applications: 15 August 2012
If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-1262E-08-12
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