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Remote
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£30ph

About The Role

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Resuscitation Practitioner to join the InHealth Team. Reporting to the Group Resuscitation Lead and collaborating closely with learning and development and clinical governance colleagues you'll become an integral part of our dedicated team committed to delivering comprehensive, efficient, and effective services across the InHealth Group.

The role of the Resuscitation Practitioner involves delivering clinical education sessions, facilitating deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest simulations, and undertaking audit activities at InHealth locations across the UK. You will directly support the Resuscitation Lead and deputise in their absence. Opportunities exist to practice clinically within InHealth alongside the Resuscitation Practitioner role.

The Resuscitation Practitioner will be required to undertake the physical effort of teaching clinical skills including chest compressions, airway management and moving and handling patients. A valid UK driving licence, plus the ability to meet the travel requirements of the post for business purposes is essential.

What you will do:

  • Teach on RCUK Immediate Life Support (ILS), RCUK Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS), Acute Illness Management (AIM), Basic Life Support (BLS) and Moving and Handling (MH) courses.
  • Take on the role of Course Director for RCUK Immediate Life Support (ILS) and/or RCUK Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS) courses.
  • Facilitate deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest simulations in-situ at InHealth sites.
  • Conduct clinical audit, lead resuscitation debriefs and handle administrative tasks.
  • Coordinate and advise on emergency equipment provision across all InHealth services.
  • Create inspiring and educationally credible learning materials in response to learning from incidents to improve patient safety.
  • Support and deputize for the Group Resuscitation Lead.

    About you:

  • You will be a Registered Nurse, Operating Department Practitioner, or registered Paramedic.
  • Significant post-registration within acute or critical care environments
  • Experience within a deteriorating patient, clinical education, or resuscitation education role.
  • Resuscitation Council (UK) ILS or PILS Instructor
  • Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS or EPALS Instructor
  • Acute Illness Management Instructor (Desirable)
  • Moving and Handling Patients Instructor (Desirable)
  • Hold a teaching/assessing qualification (ILSi/GIC/ENB 998/ CertEd)
  • Genuine passion for patient safety to make healthcare better.
  • Experience within clinical audit i.e. NEWS2, cardiac arrest, sepsis, deteriorating patients etc.
  • Valid UK driving licence and ability to travel for business purposes.
  • Flexibility to travel to InHealth locations across the UK to provide training to our stakeholders.

Please note, flexibility is expected to accommodate the teaching programme and setting up/packing away of equipment before and after teaching a course. Flexible working patterns and hours of work will be reflective of the requirements to run full day teaching and travel to InHealth locations.

About Us

As the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions, we make healthcare better by working with hospitals and commissioners across the NHS and independent sector. With more than 30 years’ experience, this approach is helping to meet some of health’s most pressing challenges – reducing waiting times, speeding up diagnoses, saving money and improving the overall patient experience.

We work collaboratively with NHS and private sector referrers to improve access, affordability and timely diagnosis and treatment for patients, providing tests, scans and examinations for more than 4 million patients a year, across the UK.

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