Endoscopy Site Lead
Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England
- £ 18 - 18 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
- 3 Dec 2019
- 3 Jan 2020
We are recruiting for a community based healthcare provider in Yorkshire who is looking for experienced endoscopy nurses or practitioners to join their team.
There is lots of support from upper management and they place a huge emphasis on valuing their staff - they celebrate staff achievements at award ceremonies and offer birthdays off as well as a half day in December to do your Christmas shopping! You will also benefit from access to external and in house training courses.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assume accountability of autonomous practice.
Support the lead nurse in delivering an effective quality service within budgetary constraints.
To support a culture of continuous quality improvement, evaluating standards of care and leading in the implementation of changes and nursing development.
In the absence of the Lead nurse and supporting the lead nurse offer advice on nursing practice ensuring the endoscopy team are using current evidence based practice.
Help support nursing research and maintain own knowledge, skills, expertise and experience.
Support the lead nurse in the development, maintenance and review of nursing care pathways.
Offer ideas and partake in the formulation of the Endoscopy Unit philosophy, strategy and policy under the guidance of the lead nurse.
Supervision, teaching/mentoring of nursing assistants, arrangement of training and mandatory study days.
Support the lead nurse in ensuring that all endoscopy staff have an annual performance review.
Maintain a Personal Professional Portfolio in accordance with the requirements of NMC revalidation.
To contribute to the implementation and review of Health and Safety and security procedures for the benefit of staff and patients by liaison with practice health and safety personnel.
To contribute to the formulation of infection control policies and ensure compliance.
To produce and maintain accurate clinical records of treatments and procedures.
Risk assessment and health and safety.
In the absence of the lead nurse ensure the smooth running of the department by taking responsibility for staffing levels and equipment maintenance.
Maintenance and review of health promotion literature and information for patients.
Management of medical supplies and stock control.
Participate and assist with endoscopic procedures.
Liaise with other primary care and secondary care endoscopy units to ensure effective communication and share best practice, ensuring the unit operates in accordance with BSG guidelines.
Help support the lead nurse in establishing effective communication links with other primary care practitioners within the practice and attend appropriate endoscopy meetings.
Liaise with secretarial department to organise endoscopy lists and act as a resource for urgent referrals and queries.
To support and participate in the investigation and resolution of complaints and adverse clinical incidents, ensuring appropriate action is taken to prevent recurrence.
To participate in the submission of GRS reports.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• NMC registered nurse
• Desirability to be educated to degree level (or equivalent experience), with evidence of recent professional development
• Knowledge of working within endoscopy unit
• Desirability of previous managerial experience
• Desirability to have Preparation for mentorship course (ENB998) or equivalent
• Excellent communication and influencing skills
• Basic IT skills and ability to work with online programmes such as SystmOne
• Good time/resource management skills
• Knowledge and understanding of NHS recruitment and selection
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
50% discount on all cosmetic treatments at Skinfinity Cosmetic Clinic
NHS discount at a range of shops and restaurants
Employee of the month rewards
Parklife discounts (available to staff located in Leeds)
Cycle 2 Work scheme
Good value on-site restaurants, nearby shops and gym
Birthday paid holiday
Christmas shopping 1/2 day
Long service award