Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


An opportunity exists for an ambitious and motivated individual to join our friendly nursing team in the Radiology Department at St Georges Hospital. This is a great opportunity for an experienced nurse to develop their management and leadership skills. As a Deputy Sister you would be involved in direct care as well as coordinating the department with the support of the Senior Sister and the Matron. This post would involve supporting the Senior sister in managing staff and departments over three sites and you may be required to work across the different sites..

We welcome application from Band 5 nurses with Radiology, Cardiac Catheter Lab, Endoscopy, Neuroradiology, Theatre and Recovery experience. Training will be giving and you will supported by the Senior Sister and an allocated Mentor.

We are running a very busy department, offering a wide range of interventional and non-interventional procedures such as Hepato-Biliary, Vascular, Urology, G.I, Paeds and many more. There is also an on-call commitment.

You will be coordinating the unit on Senior Sister’s absence. You will be expected to allocate Nurses' breaks, delegating duties appropriately and coordinate the patients flow. You will be also responsible for maintaining and monitoring adequate stock levels and ensuring economic use of resources within budgetary constraints, with the help of the Senior Sister.

You will be responsible for preparation of sterile trolleys, equipment as well as scrubbing for procedures, care of patients during the procedure, administration of sedation / analgesia as required and patient aftercare. You will need to possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and need to be committed to providing a high standard of nursing care and the ability to work in a busy multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will also need to possess good time management, be flexible, caring, and able to prioritize work and be willing to learn new techniques and be adaptable. He/she must be dynamic and dedicated to personal development and will be expected to support the Senior Sister in developing, motivating staff and enabling them to deliver a high standard of care to our patients with differing needs, as well as implementing changes within the nursing and support team.

This advert closes on Thursday 26 Dec 2019 Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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