Endoscopy Nurse, Band 5.
Are you a motivated and vivacious Band 5 Nurse seeking a chance to work in endoscopy nursing? This could be the ideal position for you!
While not necessary, prior experience would be advantageous.
In addition to caring for our endoscopic patients and supporting the endoscopists with a variety of endoscopic treatments, you would be collaborating closely with a sizable team.
Our service is always growing, so we are looking for candidates that are steadfast in their resolve to provide excellent, patient-focused care.The QEHB Endoscopy Department offers a wide range of medical diagnostic and treatment services, such as:
Gastroscopies, trans-nasal endoscopy, colonoscopy, flexion-flexion sigmoidoscopies, endoscopic ultrasound scan (EUS), capsule endoscopy, transbronchial and endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS) are among the upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies.
We offer endoscopy and emergency endoscopy services around-the-clock, including a nightly on-call service for QEHB patients in need of urgent operations. It would be expected of the applicant to support the service’s on-call requirements jointly.
Essential responsibilities, tasks, and abilities
To access our transfer process if you are a Band 5 staff nurse currently employed by the trust and would like to relocate, please visit http://uhbpolicies/documents/internal-lateral-transfer-of-post-holders.htm.
All facets of endoscopy will be covered in this post, and as successful candidates gain expertise with the variety of operations we perform, they will receive comprehensive training within the department.
Our comprehensive competency-based training pack and unwavering support will guarantee that you can work in both our inpatient and outpatient departments, providing care for a wide range of patients undergoing both routine and urgent procedures.
The Nursing Team collaborates with a range of medical and support personnel in all areas. The range of therapeutic and diagnostic treatments performed at QEHB shows how fascinating this profession may be for the right individual. As we move patients between operation rooms and ward areas and stand or help for extended periods of time during the running of full lists, the work demands a certain amount of physicality.
We offer endoscopy and emergency endoscopy services around-the-clock, including a nightly on-call service for QEHB patients in need of urgent operations. When training and competences are attained, the candidate will be required to work together to support the service’s on-call needs.
We are acknowledged as one of the UK’s top NHS Foundation Trusts. Building healthier lives is our mission, and we know that in order to carry it out, we need amazing employees.
Making the greatest workspace possible for our employees is our promise to them, and we are committed to:
putting money into the health and happiness of our employees, including a promise to provide flexible scheduling when possible;
Provide a diverse range of training and development opportunities to our employees in order to facilitate their personal and professional growth goals.
By fostering a compassionate and welcoming atmosphere, UHB is dedicated to making sure that all of our employees receive fair treatment and a sense of belonging. This has to do with equal opportunity; it means taking down all obstacles, including prejudice, and making sure that every employee fulfils their own potential, reaches their goals, and thrives at work. This goes beyond just words. We’re acting now. Our dedication to fostering an inclusive culture is ingrained in every aspect of the business, where all voices are valued and respected. This is exemplified at the board level by the Fairness Taskforce, which is chaired by our CEO. We foster an environment that encourages employees to confront discriminatory actions and to bring their “whole self” to work in a way that is braver, kinder, and more connected.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a hospital with smoke-free facilities.
*Note: Please refer to the attached Job Description* for a particular, in-depth job description about this position.
- On the NMC Register, an adult registered nurse
- Proof and capacity to revalidate in accordance with NMC requirements
- Experience from the past or present, or employment in an acute secondary NHS care environment (including student placements completed within the last year),
- Proof of accomplishments, professional growth in the current position, and ongoing competency
- Experience in a healthcare setting working both alone and collaboratively, assigning tasks to team members, and supervising others
- willingness to fulfil the requirements set forth by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for student supervision and assessment in order to work as a practise supervisor or assessor
- Knowledge and comprehension of the NMC code of conduct
- Comprehending preceptorships, work-based learning, and assimilating information and skills
- Understanding the pertinent NHS policy context at this time
- Knowledge of and familiarity with the safeguarding and mental capacity principles
- Knowledge of health and safety matters
Disclosure and Background Investigations
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 applies to this position, so in order to check for any prior criminal convictions, a Disclosure must be submitted to the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB).
Certificate of Sponsorship
We welcome applications from job searchers who need current sponsorship as a skilled worker in order to work in the UK; their applications will be taken into consideration with all other applicants. Visit the UK Visas and Immigration website for more details.
Beginning on April 6, 2017, applicants for entrance clearance into the UK who are skilled workers were required to submit a criminal record certificate from each nation in which they have continuously or cumulatively resided for 12 months or more during the previous ten years. Additionally subject to this condition are adult dependants (those who are older than 18). Advice is available here. criminal background checks for candidates from abroad.
Professional Registration in the UK
Candidates must be currently registered as professionals in the UK. Visit the NHS Careers page for further details.