Nurse Endoscopist



Nurse Endoscopist


Portsmouth, United Kingdom 

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Nurse Endoscopist£40,000 - £45,000PortsmouthVAC-16731Medical and NursingThis is a FANTASTIC opportunity for a Nurse Endoscopist to work in this Portsmouth treatment centre.Key Responsibilities * Perform upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, and polypectomy. * Administer conscious sedation/local anaesthesia to patients requiring Endoscopy. * Identify abnormal GI pathology, perform biopsies, photographs and complete pathology requests as required. * Identify areas for improvement and initiate change. * Envisage future service/patient needs, taking the lead to develop as appropriate. * Demonstrate an awareness of political/national agendas in own field of practice * Work closely with the management team and endoscopy lead nurses maintaining the Endoscopy Unit's Global Rating Scale (GRS) quality programme. * Act as lead for identified GRS, clinical events, bench marking and CCG audits within the team.Skills & ExperienceEssential * Recognised post-registration specialist endoscopy course or equivalent * Ability to show competency and demonstrate experience at Senior Practitioner Level * Specialist Qualification in GI Nursing / Endoscopy Practice or demonstrable experience * A UKRC Advanced Life Support Provider Qualification. * Enhanced communication skills across all levels * Cannulation skills/ willing to undertake training.Desirable * Experience as a qualified nurse and ability to supervise a team. * Ideally some experience of the Independent Sector. * Broad range of competencies matched to job description and specification illustrated in CV. To apply for this role please contact Steve on (Apply online only) or emailKeywords: Endoscopy Nurse,Nurse Endoscopist, Endoscopist, endoscopy, Registered nurse, medical and nursing, Portsmouth, Hampshire, theatre nurse, cannulation, ALS, Advanced Life Support
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