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Lead IR nurse

Job Description

* * * Please be aware that this post is a fixed term, 12 month contract. * * *

The Royal Marsden is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, one of the top ranked NHS Trusts in the country, recognized worldwide for the quality of our services.

This is a vibrant, fast paced and busy Interventional Radiology unit which provides a variety of oncological interventional radiology procedures. We work in partnership with two other London trust in providing a 24hours shared IR on-call service. We provide excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in a well-resourced environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced IR Nurse to join the interventional radiology department at the Royal Marsden in Chelsea for a 12 month period, to cover maternity leave. Applicants must be Registered Nurses, having post registration general nursing experience. It is essential to have previous radiology interventional experience and in addition having an updated advanced life support (desirable) or Intermediate life support certificate (essential). The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of managing patients in an acute setting and previous evidence of leading a clinical team. Cannualtion skills are essential. Participation on the IR nurse on call rotation is expected

We would like to invite you to apply for this exciting post. Please arrange an informal visit to see what we can offer you.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Joy Nwachukwu  ( Phone number removed ) , Ext. 4760 or Emma Stillwell, ( Email address removed ),  ( Phone number removed ) 

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Successful applicants will be approached via email. Candidates are asked to check their email accounts regularly.

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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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