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Staff Nurse Haemodialysis - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Renal - Haemodialysis Unit
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
339-ASCR-RN-SB11
Site
South Bristol Dialysis Unit
Town
Bristol
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,907 - £30,615 per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
23/11/2020 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Haemodialysis Unit, Band 5

The South Bristol Dialysis Unit is located at the Knowle West Health Park, Knowle, Bristol. This unit is  run by the part of the Richard Bright Renal Unit, a regional renal transplant centre with five Haemodialysis Satellite Units across the south west area. The renal unit also has an acute haemodialysis unit, an inpatient renal dialysis and renal transplant ward based in the Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

The Renal  Unit are keen to support experienced and newly qualified nurses and to inspire them to develop themselves professionally on their journey through their nursing career.

This Staff Nurse role provides a fantastic opportunity to take a role with:

Development opportunities- you will develop expert skills in Haemodialysis and renal specialist care and have access to educational opportunities to attend renal specialist courses.

  • Strong nursing leadership- we have a very supportive leader who is a visible role model with an open door policy
  • An active teaching programme- with an opportunity for Link Nurse responsibilities

The Role: As a Staff Nurse within our department, key duties will include:

• Providing specialist nursing care for a group of patients with multiple complex needs with end-stage renal failure that requires haemodialysis, therefore requiring the use of haemodialysis technology

• Assessment and observation of patients and administering medication

• Opportunity to take charge of the ward with a Band 6 colleague to develop co-ordination and leadership skills


Patients attending haemodialysis undergo treatment to remove waste products from the blood stream using a dialysis machine. As kidney failure is a long term condition, patients and staff develop long term professional relationships. Patient treatment can take them through transfers to other treatment modes for example transplantation or peritoneal dialysis and supportive care for those patients nearing the end of their lives.

We support our patients to work jointly with staff in decision making on their treatment and active involvement in the treatment procedure through shared and self-care programmes.

YOU: The successful candidate will:
• Be a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration & Pin Number
• Have an ability to remain calm in pressured environments.
• Be a team player with empathy for patients
• Have a good sense of humour and resilience
• Be IT literate
• Be excited for a new challenge

 

If it’s not for you please share with anyone who may be interested – Thanks!

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed.

 

 




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Caroline Bromwich
Job title
Supervisory Sister
Email address
caroline.Bromwich2@nbt.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0117 414 40430
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