Advanced Practitioner/Nurse Endoscopist Lead

26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large healthcare organisation is looking to recruit for the above post on an interim basis, accommodation will be provided and the role is management level. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Clinical management of the patient during the procedure including pre procedure assessment/ the procedure and recovery;
  • Independently undertake diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy on sedated and non-sedated patients;
  • Work autonomously with minimal supervision from Consultant Gastroenterologists to undertake therapeutic interventions in accordance with Departmental policies;
  • Be an expert practitioner, providing specialist nursing advice and support in all aspects related to the Non-Medical Endoscopist;
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of national developments related to Non-Medical Endoscopists;
  • Ability to administer conscious sedation and analgesia and be responsible for the development and amendment of departmental policies related to conscious sedation in accordance with British Gastroenterology;
  • Be responsible for maintaining and validating colonoscopy surveillance list escalating any backlog issues;
  • Undertake nurse led Gastroenterology related face to face and non face to face Patient Consultations;
  • Utilisation of highly developed specialist knowledge, critical thinking and expert decision making skills in order to assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care for this cohort of patients;
  • Responsibility for interpreting the outcome of investigations undertaken on patients, arranging any further necessary diagnostic procedures or staging investigations;

A successful candidate will have:
  • Registered Nurse, with current registration to the NMC;
  • Hold full JAG certification in OGD, FS and colonoscopy or D05 course;
  • Ability to spend 80% of time providing direct clinical care and advice for gastro-intestinal patients at the diagnostic stage of their care;
  • In-depth knowledge of issues and developments in specialty-specific area of practice.
For further information on this role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email

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