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Endoscopy Lead Practitioner

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Speciality:
Endoscopy Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
Lincolnshire
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
23-May-17
Recruiter:
Pulse
Job Ref:
DBLENPRACLIN

Position - Endoscopy Lead Practitioner
Ref - DBLENPRACLIN
Salary - Up to £35k
Hours - 37.5 hours

We are currently recruiting for an Endoscopy Practitioner to be base with one of our Private clients in the Lincoln area.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and lead on service. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Role Purpose:
* Be accountable for providing leadership and clinical expertise to endoscopy trained staff to ensure the delivery of safe and effective care for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.
* Provide expert knowledge, leadership and support the implementation and maintenance of Joint Advisory Group (JAG) accreditation and continuous development of global rating scale (GRS).
* Facilitate and drive improvement in essential quality requirements and Best Practice standards for flexible endoscopy services including decontamination and clinical care.
* Work collaboratively with the Theatre Manager to deliver an effective and safe endoscopy service within the theatre department.

Core Responsibilities:
* Lead, monitor and assist in the delivery of patient care.
* Implement best practice standards (HTM 01-06, Royal College Guidelines, GRS, JAG, etc.) in endoscopy service delivery.
* Ensure all departmental risk assessment, COSHH assessments are completed and involve staff in developing and implementing action plans to address risk.
* Develop and support business initiatives, policies and strategies which improve the service delivered to all our customers.
* Responsible for locally leading and implementing the decontamination programme for flexible endoscopes and overseeing standards of flexible endoscope processing in the OPD or Consulting Suites.
* Develop the departmental audit program including decontamination, clinical standards, microbiological testing, patient experience etc.
* Apply and ensure others apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.
* Act as the patients advocate and respect the patient's dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs.
* Promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice.
* Encourage, develop and enhance skills and knowledge of others and self.
* Delegate appropriate activities to other staff.
* Establish, maintain and encourage communication covering complex and challenging topics with various groups in regular minuted meetings.
* Undertake departmental HR activities.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:
* Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration.
* Basic and advanced competence/ qualification in Endoscopy Care and Decontamination.
* Operators and Managers Course in Endoscopy Decontamination.
* Knowledge and experience of appropriate standards, accreditation systems and external regulating bodies (Care Quality Commission, GRS, JAG, HTM 01-06)
* Evidence of continuous professional development.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

For more information please contact Darene Blackwood at Pulse Jobs on 0161 245 4453 alternatively
please forward your CV

Closing Date:
21/06/2017

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