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Interventional Radiology Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 431-CSS-6681-D

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Imaging/Interventional Radiology
Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Basildon Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro-

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!

Interventional Radiology (IR) is based in the main Imaging department and carries out procedures ranging from simple ultrasound guided aspirations and biopsies through to more complex PTC’s, nephrostomies and vascular angioplasties. We also work very closely with the vascular surgeons and assist with aneurism repairs, ruptures and the embolisation of bleeding vessels. We work with a variety of imaging modalities including ultrasound and CT and predominately fluoroscopy. The department is currently under refurbishment and we have a new fluoro room to work in, with plans for a new angiography suite to be built next year. In addition to this we are about to open a 6 bedded recovery area for IR patients, which will be staffed by the IR and Imaging Nursing Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse who is quick to learn and enjoys working in an uncertain environment, where things change hour to hour depending on the emergency needs of the hospital. If you are hard- working, flexible, enjoy problem solving and have some experience of theatres, cath labs or Interventional Radiology then we would love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amanda Rhodes
Imaging Senior Sister
01268 524900 Ext. 8136

BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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