Job reference: 164119
Salary: Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)
Job closing date: 03/10/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5 (part-time will be considered)
Job posted date: 19/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Radiology

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The Radiology Department are seeking a highly motivated band 5 Registered Nurse who is keen to enhance/develop clinical skills to work within Forth Valley Radiology Department.

The Radiology Department provides a high quality, efficient and effective Radiology service to the local population, including General X-ray’s, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, Nuclear Medicine, Interventional Radiology (including cardiac intervention) and DXA scanning.

The successful candidate will join the team of six Interventional Nurses working within the Radiology Department. The role involves providing support to the Radiologists/Radiographers undertaking interventional Radiology procedures. Nursing support is also provided during Ultrasound and CT procedures such as lung biopsy, breast biopsies, drainages and within the general department as and when required. 

There is potential to develop the role and support the Interventional service by training to undertake PICC Line insertion, Hickman Line Removal, Nephrostomy exchange and hysterosalpingograms.

The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary team and should possess good interpersonal skills both written and verbal.

The successful applicant  should be committed to the provision of high quality patient focused care, have a flexible approach to the service needs.

Previous Interventional Radiology nursing experience is desirable however training will be given and candidates with evidence of relevant transferable skills will be considered.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

For informal enquiries please contact Lorraine Parsons, Radiology Senior Staff Nurse; telephone 01324 566122.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland 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 Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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