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Deputy Manager – Endoscopy

London – London Bridge Hospital
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Deputy Manager – Endoscopy

Location – The London Bridge Hospital    

This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday. The unit is open 7am – 8pm with some ad-hoc weekend work.

The salary: £52K plus 4% enhancement + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dynamic and skilled team at our JAG accredited endoscopy unit at London Bridge Hospital. The Endoscopy Department supports the delivery of complex gastrointestinal (GI) and respiratory medicine. Its role is vital in the ability to accurately diagnose and treat a wide range of diseases from oesophageal cancer to acid reflux, and from bowel cancer to Barrett’s Oesophagus.

London Bridge Hospital was the first private hospital in the UK to offer Endobronchial Ultrasound Service (Ebus). We are also the first hospital in the UK to use Cellvizo technology for exclusively clinical purposes

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver a consistently high standard of patient care utilising evidence-based practice.
  • Actively lead junior staff to work according to organisational policies and in accordance with HCA Code of Conduct.
  • Supervise and support staff in delivering appropriate patient care.
  • Ensure working practices follow Endoscopy national guidelines
  • Maintain an up-to-date professional portfolio.
  • Participate in clinical supervision (or similar) and mentorship of staff.
  • Continue to develop professionally in chosen area of speciality.
  • Adopt the Departmental Philosophy of Care and behaviours.
  • Actively be involved in assessing and managing all clinical risks facing patient.
  • Provide an out of hours on-call service to assist the operating theatre on-call team.
  • Assist department manager in delivery and maintenance of JAG Accreditation
  • To demonstrate excellent leadership and assist with the development of the department in terms of staff skills, resource efficiency and business interest

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Able to work well within a multidisciplinary team
  • Flexible in terms of working hours and the working environment within the unit
  • A great communicator at all levels (verbal, written and listening)
  • Approachable, dedicated and hardworking, and presents a professional image
  • A person with in-depth knowledge of related professional issues.
  • A person who has the relevant endoscopy experience for the role.
  • Self-aware and self-motivated to develop themselves
  • A person who has the relevant endoscopy experience for the role



RGN Level 1 (current registration with NMC)

At least 5 years’ experience working in a GI endoscopy unit with 2 years at a senior level.

Working knowledge of JAG/GRS Accreditation programme.

Working knowledge of Decontamination of flexible endoscopes. HTM 01-06


Associated endoscopy qualification

Relevant course or equivalent experience relating to the decontamination of flexible endoscopes

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.

With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.

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