Endoscopist / Nurse Practitioner - NHS Band 7 or 8A

Medic International
40000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
We are seeking an experienced Endoscopist / Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner at either Band 7 or Band 8a level to join the team at our NHS client's busy Endoscopy Service at their acute hospital site based in Ipswich, Suffolk - approximately 60 miles north west of London.
Serving a catchment population of over [... Click Apply...] and seeing over 9,000 patients last year, the Endoscopy Unit provides a range of both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. The Unit is open Monday to Saturday, between 8 am and 7 pm.

Providing a diagnostic and therapeutic service to both inpatients and outpatients including; gastroscopy,flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscoptic ultrasound, ERCP, bronchoscopy and endoscopic bronchoscopy.
The Unit also participates in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Service .
The Team comprises Consultant gastroenterologists, surgeons and a Nurse Practitioner/Endoscopist all supported by a team of nurses, decontamination technicians, administrative, portering and domestic staff.

To act as an independent, autonomous, endoscopist, performing diagnostic and therapeutic OGD, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy including polypectomy.
To be responsible for their own lists but also work flexibly to support the unit in covering vacant lists
To support the provision of Bowel Scope Screening Service
To support the evaluation of service delivery and the initiation of change as appropriate working alongside the Unit Sister, Senior Staff and Consultants
To assist and support the development of nurse led services
To lead on and contribute with clinical audit as required

Person Requirements :
Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner with full registration with the NMC or HCPC as applicable.
Significant Endoscopy experience including autonomous practice.
Completion of, or working towards completion of a Masters-level qualification in Endoscopy.
Experience of or familiarity with JAG Approved Standards.

A full job specification is available on receipt of application.

Medic International is an awarded supplier of permanent Nursing, and related clinical staff to the NHS under the LPP Framework agreement .
Our extensive experience as a nurse-led consultancy and our detailed understanding of the complexity of Endoscopy roles, places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the needs of our Executive NHS Trust Clinical Recruiting Managers.

For a summary of all current Medic International Endoscopy roles click HERE and for all Theatre roles click HERE