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Senior Staff Nurse Endoscopy

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Pulse Perms Regions
23 April 2012
21 May 2012
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Job Type

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Position - Senior Staff Nurse Endoscopy

Full Time - 12 Month Contract

Salary - £26k

Location - Oxford

Job Purpose

As a registered practitioner, to deliver high quality clinical patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.

Requirements for Post


Required: Registered practitioner with the appropriate governing body.

Required: Qualifications applicable to the registration requirements.

Preferred: A qualification in teaching and assessment.

Desirable: A professional management qualification e.g. NVQ level 2 or 3

Preferred: Immediate Life Support (ILS)

Desirable: Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Required: Further professional training, experience and preferably a qualification in specialist area.

Previous Knowledge, Skills and / or Experience

Preferred: Approximately 2 years relevant experience as a qualified practitioner.


Desirable: Endoscopy experience


Key Accountabilities


  • To provide day to day supervision, including accountable clinical supervision, of junior nursing staff and students of the
  • department, with responsibilities including all or most of the following:
  • Work scheduling / rotas
  • Involvement in the recruitment, induction, performance review, attendance management, disciplinary and grievance
  • matters
  • Competency assessment, training, development and the mentoring of staff
  • Ensure work is carried out efficiently and to agreed working practice and protocols
  • To review policies, procedures and protocols and make recommendations regarding their content and application within area of responsibility.
  • To deliver high quality patient-focussed care through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a
  • collaborative programme of care which is clinically effective, evidence based and appropriate.
  • To support the department in the achievement of all clinical governance requirements and participate in audit reviews.
  • To undertake risk assessment and actively manage outcomes within the remit of their responsibilities.
  • To undertake delegated responsibility for senior members of staff during periods of absence.
  • To contribute to the development of departmental objectives.
  • To take charge of a shift, ensuring the co-ordination and delivery of all work activities within area of responsibility during that time.
  • To assist in budget monitoring for the department.To effectively manage resources within area of responsibility e.g. staff, consumables, OPD clinic utilisation etc.
  • To be responsible for staff training within this specialist area.
  • To lead in the review and update of policy and procedural changes within this area and support their implementation.
  • To provide the specialist recovery expertise required within a patients pathway.
  • To promote a standardise approach to work within the recovery area ensuring staff work within Recovery policies/procedures.
  • To ensure full compliance with clinical variance and Datix recording.
  • To act as the Risk Assessor for a specific area of responsibility
  • To conduct risk assessments for area of responsibility in accordance with statutory and organisational policies and
  • procedures
  • To assess and report findings of risk assessments, highlighting areas of risk and making recommendations where
  • appropriate
  • To develop and implement agreed risk assessment action plans
  • To inform and report to the Health and Safety Committee any problems or concerns

For more information please contact Holly Brace at Pulse on 0161 2454453 or email


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