The Endoscopy staff nurse will be expected to exhibit specific skills in the management of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. This will include undertaking assessment, education and counselling wherever appropriate.
The post holder will be responsible for providing the nursing contribution within the Endoscopy Service in accordance with local and national specifications. This includes cross site responsibility and collaborative working with a large multi-disciplinary team to ensure delivery of the Endoscopy service.
It will also extend to ensure full service provision which includes rotation to the on call emergency GI Bleed Nursing rota.
The Endoscopy staff nurse will be supported by the Sisters, Clinical Manager, service manager and clinical leads.
The Band 5 Endoscopy staff nurse is expected to support the senior staff in development of the service, showing professional & personal development. It is essential that the post holder can work within a diverse team, provide autonomous decision making and be aware of their limitations in accordance with NMC. The role involves the ability to integrate, communicate, support and be a role model to a wide multi-disciplinary group in a centre of excellence.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King’s to another level.
We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.