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Clinical Lead – Cytosponge Trial (2 days per week)

The Finegreen Group
East of the U K
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28 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Clinical Lead – Cytosponge Trial (2 days per week).

Will provide a high standard clinical nursing service for patients with upper gastrointestinal (GI) disorder based on the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of a Cytosponge clinic, please note you DO NOT need this experience as FULL TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Act as a source of expertise and knowledge for both patients and healthcare professionals, and have a key role in conducting clinics autonomously;
  • Provide a nurse led service in co-ordinating the outpatient care pathway for patients with suspected upper GI symptoms according to the DELTA study protocol;
  • Receive and prioritise responses and arrange investigations according to documented symptoms & arrange follow up according to endoscopic findings;
  • Coordinate and conduct Cytosponge triage, patient education, clinics, and procedure;
  • Receive and prioritise self-referrals assessing new referrals arrange Cytosponge test according to documented symptoms;
  • Act as the patient’s advocate when relevant, where information discussed may lead to choose about treatment options;
  • Ensure a regular rostered commitment to working within a patient setting;
  • Identify and provide Cytosponge training and knowledge required in the development of the junior colleagues;
  • Actively disseminate good practice;
  • Appreciate research findings as they affect physical, social, and psychological care;
  • Share specialist research material with other healthcare colleagues;
  • Maintain adequate records of clinical service as indicated/required;
  • Recognise own limitations whilst working within professional boundaries, and continue to update and develop own clinical and theoretical knowledge of upper GI disorders and other areas of nursing and research;
  • Manage workload by identifying priorities and developing supportive networks;
  • Be a catalyst in the continued development of the Service promoting specialist nursing practice for upper GI disorders;
  • Maintain a flexible approach and develop the post according to clinical need;
  • Justify public trust and confidence and uphold and enhance the professional standing of the post.

A successful candidate will have:
  • Qualified nurse with current NMC registration;
  • Demonstratable experience of working within a healthcare environment;
  • Proven experience of presenting complex and sensitive information to large and influential groups.


For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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