St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.
The Clinical Research Facility Clinical Research Nurses play a key role in the delivery of clinical research at St George’s, developing and creating robust systems and processes to enable clinical research to run smoothly and efficiently.
The post holders will be key members of the clinical research delivery team and provide research and clinical care for participants taking part in research studies within a range of therapeutic areas such as oncology respiratory, vascular medicine of the Clinical Research Facility (CRF) supporting neurology, gastroenterology, infection and immunity. Previous experience in these specialities will be of value to the applicant. The post holder will have their own caseload of studies to co-ordinate, with the support of senior staff.
This role involves liaison with Principal Investigators and other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality data collection and clinical care, with a commitment to participant safety and welfare. The post holder will be expected to advocate for patients and empower them to make informed choices concerning their involvement in the clinical trials by providing advice and information. The post holder will work with a high level of autonomy, taking delegated responsibility from Clinicians for clinical decision making, and will work closely with the Investigator and multidisciplinary staff
We are very keen to meet potential applicants to the posts referred to in this advert and would be very supportive of applicants contacting us either by telephone or email. We would be very happy to facilitate informal visits in order to give potential applicants a chance to meet the clinical research delivery teams at St George’s.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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