Staff Nurse - DCN Imaging


Job Description Fixed term for 1 year NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society. ***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early*** Department of clinical Neurosciences RIE DCN X-ray Neurointervention Staff Nurse Band 5 (12 month Maternity leave cover) Full time - 37.5 hrs The Neurovascular interventional service has an international reputation for the treatment of neurovascular anomalies, providing a supra regional neurointerventional service to the population of South East Scotland and Scotland wide as on call commitment. We are a continually developing service and work closely with the Neurosciences team for timely delivery of service in the acute setting and participate in the ongoing patient care until discharge and during follow up as an outpatient. We participate in and encourage ongoing education in collaboration with Queen Margaret University who offer Neuroscience Nursing Modules. The Department takes a pro-active approach to towards meeting the personal and professional development needs of individual members of staff. We currently have the opportunity to appoint a Staff Nurse Band 5 to cover maternity leave The successful candidate will be required to work as part of the multidisciplinary team. The position will be based over two floors covering both the diagnostic imaging service but also there may be the possibility of participating in the Neurointervention suite and duties include scrubbing and assisting in interventional procedures. Participation in the on-call rota is for the Neurointervention service is available and can be subject to discussion. The post includes an extended role in male catheterisation and cannulation/IV additive duties. Applicants should be in possession of or working towards Degree level. Further information regarding this post can be obtained from Charge Nurse Karen Briggs Telemail: and applications are received NHSL recruitment. These posts may involve the performance of Exposure Prone Procedures and enhanced discloser is required.

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