Band 5 - Staff Nurse
- Band 5 Imaging Nurse
- Band 5
- Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5)
- Royal Stoke
- Newcastle Under Lyme
- £24,907 - £30,615 £24,907 - £30,615 per annum
- 25/01/2021 23:59
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Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
We are currently seeking a proactive and dynamic band 5 Registered Nurse to work within our Imaging department across both sites of UHNM. Our unit consists of a 9 bedded Radiology Day Case Unit, 3 Interventional Radiology Theatres (2 Vascular and 1Vascular/ Neuro), CT and Ultrasound at our Royal Stoke base and CT, Ultrasound and 1 Interventional Radiology suite at County.
We are keen to recruit an individual with a caring and compassionate personality, as excellent patient care is our number one priority.
Main duties of the job
We are committed to being a Centre of Excellence for Imaging Department. We would like our multiple award winning service to be known across the country for having a culture of innovation and for its delivery of high standards. We take pride in our Four Pillars of excellence (clinical, service, academic and teaching). The successful candidate will have full in house training and will be supported to become a confident Practioner in all of our specialised areas.
Working for our organisation
The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.
Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Our Interventional Radiology Suites provide specialised care to a number of specialities. We are increasingly striving to improve the patient pathway by making a lot of our procedures, day case procedures; these increasingly include Fibroid, Prostate and Testicular Embolisation. Fistulaplasty’s and Angioplasty’s are also carried out as day case procedures.
We were the first Trust in the UK to specialise in the procedure of removing blood clots from large vessel occlusions on the brain (Mechanical Thrombectomy) offering a 24/7 service which means we cover an on call service. We also cover a lot of emergency procedures on our on call service which include CT Guided drains, nephrostomy insertions, vascular traumas. We are very proud of our award winning on call service provided by our team. Once the successful applicant is fully trained within our department, they will be fully supported to also deliver care within the on call service.
This post would also suit a newly qualified band 5 nurse interested in joining an exciting and dynamic team. Visits to our department are encouraged to give the candidate more details of the role and to give more insight into the procedures.
Operational hours are as followed;
Radiology Day Case Unit: Early 7:30-15:30
Interventional Radiology 09:00-17:00. During Interventional procedures, there is a requirement to wear a Lead Apron in accordance with Radiation Guidelines.
- NMC Nursing Qualification
- 6 months post registration clinical experience
- Ward/ Theatre Based Experience
- May suit newly qualified
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Allan Padre Juan
- Job title
- Imaging Nurse Manager
- Email address
- Additional information
For further information please contact to arrange an informal visit;
Allan Padre Juan Imaging Nurse Manager 01782679262
Angela Simpkin Senior Sister in Imaging 01782679262