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Job Description.

Reference: EN/17/07
Closing Date: 24 Jul 2017

Endoscopy Nurse

 

Kingsbridge Private Hospital has created a number of new opportunities in our facility on the Lisburn Rd, Belfast. The 3fivetwo Healthcare Group has an already established reputation for offering the very best

in private healthcare.

 

The Group provides the highest standard of clinical skills and nursing care across an extensive range of specialties  and  have  attracted  the  best  doctors  and  surgeons  in  Northern  Ireland.  Extended group services will cover a wide range of specialist areas including Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Endoscopy   and Paediatric Services.

 

Location

Belfast

Hours

Negotiable

Salary

Level depending on experience (Band 5 – 6).

Responsible to

Theatre Manager

Accountable to

Clinical Lead for Nursing and Clinical Lead for Endoscopy

Qualifications

RN registration at level 1

 

Job Summary:

To provide excellent nursing care, and to actively participate in and contribute to the management of the Unit. Participate in the decontamination, traceability and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialised equipment used in endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures and providing technical assistance during such procedures.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Professional/Clinical

Organisational

Education and Training

 

Person Specification

 

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Professional and Clinical Qualifications Experience

  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working within the Endoscopy setting.
  • Certificate in Health Studies/ Endoscopy.

Organisational Management

  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care according to individual needs
  • Ability to effectively prioritise workload and patient care needs
  • Demonstrates an understanding of managing resources
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical risk
  • Willingness to lead and motivate staff.

Education and Research

  • Knowledge of GI diagnosis, treatment and health education
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice
  • Understands the importance of developing self and others.
  • Experience of undertaking small research or audit project
  • Able to explain the principles of mentoring and assessing junior staff

 

General/Personal

  • Motivated and demonstrates an enthusiasm for the specialty
  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to patient care
  • Adaptable and responsive to changing needs
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to identify stress in self and others and to take effective action to manage the situation.
  • Manual dexterity and an aptitude to work with complex equipment.

 

 

Other Factors

  • Actively seeks ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness of own performance.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal management
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing workloads/priorities.
  • Manages time effectively, focusing on achieving priorities.
  • Ability to provide guidance and mentoring to other staff
  • Ability to influence others to follow a particular action.
  • Able to provide advice and information in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to complete tasks to deadlines and to a specified standard.
  • Flexible in approach to work.
  • Fit to undertake the role.  

 

 

To apply, please complete an application pack and monitoring form and return to:

 

 

 

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