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Endoscopy Unit Lead
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to lead our Endoscopy Units based at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro and the West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance. We are looking for an energetic, forward thinking, flexible and self-motivated individual to join and lead our nursing team.
We are looking for a leader who enjoys working in a dynamic and challenging environment and will remain focused on enabling staff to deliver the Trusts core objectives of high quality patient care whilst supporting and developing the individuals within the team.
As a Clinical leader you will provide leadership to the Endoscopy Team and must have a desire to deliver the fundamentals of nursing, interdisciplinary team working, staff development and audit. This is a clinical role and will involve clinically working in areas of endoscopy.
You must have significant experience working in a hospital service environment at Band 6 or above with leadership / managerial responsibilities. Please see personal specification for details of required experience and qualifications.
The successful individual will need to be focused on the patient experience to ensure all inpatients and outpatients have a positive and comfortable stay.
The role will require a significant focus on the application and successful delivery of high quality care as well as meeting treatment targets for patients to receive their investigation in a timely way. We care for a range of acutely ill patients requiring medical investigations and treatment in a fast-paced environment. We have a commitment to teaching within the speciality and work closely with our specialist nurses and consultants teams.
You must be able to work as part of team and autonomously when required, and be committed to delivering care of a high standard.
This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week but there may be part-time opportunities available.
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Proposed interview date: Beginning of March 2019
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