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Research Nurse - COVID-19 in Birmingham

Job description

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and experienced Nurse, to join the Haematology Research team. The team is based at the Center for Clinical Haematology of the University Hospitals Birmingham, which hosts one of the largest adult stem cell transplant programme in the UK. The team is responsible delivering a mixture of academic and industry sponsored clinical trials covering all areas of Haematological malignancy. The team has successfully delivered a variety of complex trials including trials involving ground breaking novel CAR- T therapies.

The research nurse will be responsible for leading on the delivery of clinical trials and research projects in collaboration with patients, relatives, the multidisciplinary team and sponsors. The post holder will ensure patient experience the highest care standard and in line with the Trust vision, policies and procedures.

This role affords a broad, challenging and rewarding opportunity. It is an ideal environment for the post holder to maximize improving the quality of care patients receive through research. The post holder will facilitate an opportunity for patients to involve in research by being a link between research and the patient seeing the new drug.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a Level 1 Registered Nurse, with considerable experience in an acute care setting. Previous research experience is desirable.

In return, we can offer you continued professional development and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and high quality clinical research team.

Extra information

Type of Job
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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