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Team Leader Staff Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner (Interventional Radiology Specialist)

Band 6

Main area
Radiology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-NC-3385-F
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum, inc HCA
Closing
12/07/2020 23:59

Team Leader (Interventional Radiology) – Band 6

Department: Radiology Department

Hours: 37.5

Are you interested in becoming a team leader within the Interventional Radiology Department at Kings College Hospital? We are offering a fantastic career opportunity in an exciting, forward thinking environment!

Located in a busy area of London, Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust has one of the largest Imaging departments in the UK providing a wide range of clinical support services to all other Directorates. There is an emphasis on obtaining cutting edge equipment and the introduction of new clinical techniques giving Imaging at Kings a reputation of being at the forefront of innovative radiological interventions.

The nursing team is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic senior nurse to join the department. The applicant must be a registered nurse or ODP with significant experience as a nurse/ODP in any of the following clinical areas including interventional radiology, cardiac cathlab, theatre scrub and recovery nurse.  The ideal candidate must demonstrate commitment to their own personal development and show a keen interest in the future development of the nursing /ODP profession within interventional radiology. The department will offer to expand your clinical expertise in following areas which include scrubbing and circulating role for patients undergoing vascular angio procedure, renal and liver interventional procedures including TACE treatment and CT guided RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation). This will also include recovering patients undergoing the above procedure under GA or sedation, and nursing support within other imaging areas including ultrasound and general xray.  The radiology nursing team also has a very well established nurse led preassessment service for our day case patients which part of the senior nurse role. The department offers an out of hours on-call service which all nurses/ODP are required to be part of, additionally you will be expected to take on the role of shift coordinator on a day to day basis which is a key element of the senior nurse role and therefore the applicant must be in possession of good clinical leadership skills and is able to act as a role model who will provide direction and support to junior staff.  Kings College Hospital has got an established close link with London Health Education Institutes including Kings College London and South Bank University which offer various options for post registration study.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

An informal visit is strongly advised, please contact the Practice Development ODP (Dominique.obadipe@nhs.net) to arrange an informal visit or obtain further information contact Alberto Santin  (Radiology Matron) on 02032993970 or email  alberto.santin@nhs.net  during office hours.