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Resuscitation Officer

Band 7

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Resuscitation Officer
Band 7
37.5 hour a week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Resus Officer Level 5
£37,570 to £43,772 Per Annum
26/08/2019 23:59
Interview date

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Resuscitation Officer – Band 7 Permanent Position

Whittington Health has an opportunity for a dynamic and clinically focused individual to join a busy and highly respected resuscitation service at Whittington Health (acute hospital and community).

We provide a comprehensive clinically focussed resuscitation service providing support and leadership at all category of emergency calls across all specialities.

 We deliver the highest standard of training and care working as part of deteriorating patient pathways programme to reduce in-hospital mortality.

The post holder will participate in the delivery of a mixture of training programmes from basic to advanced life support across all specialties, this includes assisting in the delivery of clinical simulation programmes to nurses, doctors and allied health professionals.

You will fulfil as part of the role, audit and governance activities including route cause analysis investigations into serious incidents.

Practical problem solving of simple equipment issues and using personal initiative are essential.

You will Work closely with the Lead Resuscitation Officer in the development of key policies and training programs, to prevent avoidable harm.

You must be a registered health care professional with a current critical care or emergency medicine background.

 You must be a qualified ALS Instructor or Instructor Candidate .Other RC (UK) /ALSG qualifications are an advantage, as is experience of being resuscitation officer.

 You will have the personal insight and emotional intelligence to adapt to complicated multi-disciplinary situations.

 You should be enthusiastic, highly motivated, and flexible and have a keen interest within this field. You must be professional and able to work as part of a small dynamic and innovative team who are patient safety and quality focused.

The successful applicant can look forward to a rewarding and varied role with in a highly motivated team. The team is supported by an experienced lead resuscitation officer with a clear vision of quality and clinical excellence for the service.

Interview and selection date: 10th September 2019


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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