Specialist Sleep Nurse - Churchill Hospital, Oxford

The Oxford Centre of Respiratory Medicine is seeking to employ a Registered Nurse to join the Adult Respiratory Sleep Disorders Unit at the Churchill Hospital. This exciting role will incorporate a range of outpatient activities in our clinics on a Monday and Wednesday (9-5 pm or 10-6 pm)

The Adult Respiratory Sleep Disorders unit investigates and treats patients with sleep-related breathing disorders. The Unit currently supports more than 12000 obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) patients on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). We also provide home Non- Invasive Ventilation to more than 600 patients with ventilatory failure. We have six overnight sleep rooms where inpatient diagnostic studies take place four nights per week, or alternatively provide patients with a home sleep study.

This role will involve setting up continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) therapy for patients diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, then monitoring the patients through nurse-led clinics or via telephone. This post will utilise your many skills to provide this ongoing support to patients to help them to manage their CPAP use. The team consists of nurses, physiologists and physiotherapists as well as our Doctors to provide a multidisciplinary team approach.

Closing Date: 28th September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Julie Stone – Lead Specialist Sleep Nurse on 01865 225240 for further information or a formal visit, alternatively contact Blake Marsh - Senior Respiratory Sleep Physiologist on 01865 225959.

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Specialist Respiratory Physiologist - Nottingham City Hospital/Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham

A vacancy has arisen for two enthusiastic and motivated respiratory and sleep physiologists to join our friendly Lung Function and Sleep Services team, to enable the expansion of our wide range of lung function diagnostics and sleep services across the NUH campus’s.

One candidate will primarily be based at the City campus and one candidate at the QMC campus, but will participate in cross site working between both the QMC and City campus departments as service demands require.

Successful candidates will be advised at the point of job offer which site will be their primary base for working.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team, and will play a key role in providing a wide range of high quality diagnostic tests and services. You will gain experience in performing a full range of complex lung function tests to nationally recognised guidelines, and will be able to further develop your skills in sleep diagnostics, CPAP and NIV delivery and the provision of the countywide LTOT service. In addition, you will be participating in national clinical trials and research within the Trust, in the delivery of training to STP and PTP trainees and training courses to primary care staff.

We are a progressive, enthusiastic team waiting to welcome new members and actively encourage continued professional development.

Applicants should have experience working as a qualified respiratory physiologist (minimum of Band 5) or basic grade respiratory and sleep scientist. You should hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology/Clinical Measurement Science or MSc in Clinical Science, plus knowledge and experience in specialist procedures. You should be registered/working towards registration with RCCP or AHCS.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Rachel Holt Principal
Physiologist/Service Manager
Lung Function and Sleep Services Department
City Campus
Tel: 0115 9691169 ext. 56191

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Closing Date:  08/10/2019

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