Bariatric Nurse

Eclypse Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Bariatric Nurse
£32,000 - £34,500
Central London
(medical and nursing)

My client is recruiting for a RGN with demonstrable Bariatric / Gastric Band experience to hold clinics in Central London.

Principal Responsibilities of the role

  • Provide support and give advice pre and post operatively to ensure the delivery of high quality care. This may be face to face or via telephone/text or email
  • Complete accurate pre- operative screening including the measurement of baseline observations, venepuncture and swabs where appropriate
  • Carry out gastric band adjustment clinics at Healthier Weight centres across the UK
  • To demonstrate excellent communication skills with patients and other health care professionals
  • Assist where necessary with x-ray band adjustment clinics
  • Discuss, produce and update individuals care plans with the nursing team
  • Understand the long term physical, psychological and social impact that weight loss surgery may have on an individual patient
  • Ability to enable patients during their education and training to reach their full potential following surgery
  • Participate in clinical supervision and maintain and update own skills

Experience & Criteria

  • You will be RGN qualified with a valid NMC PIN
  • Ability to do band adjustments is highly desirable
  • Demonstrate accurate assessment skills
  • Demonstrate competence in phlebotomy and ECG procedures

If you would like to apply for this position please submit CV

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