Registered Nurse - Rheumatology

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

To be responsible and accountable for the assessment,planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care inconnection with the Rheumatology day case service.

To contribute to the smooth running of the Rheumatologyday units at NHH and YYF, through acceptance of agreedadditional responsibilities.

To act in accordance with the NMC Professional Code ofConduct.PS.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join the Rheumatology teambased in Nevill Hall Hospital.

To work closely with and assist the Nurse Specialist in the running of theRheumatology day case units. Including the assessment and monitoringof patients receiving rheumatology, Biologic, and Osteoporosis therapies.

Assist the Nurse Specialist in the development of a nurse-led service toassess and monitor patients suitable for rheumatology, Biologic andOsteoporosis therapies.

Work particularly closely with the nursing and medical staff of wards with rheumatology in-patients to provide an integrated service forRheumatology patients.

To assist in developing an environment which supports the value ofnursing care.

To take responsibility for the assessment, planning, delivery andevaluation of patient care within Rheumatology.

Educate patients and/or carers to administer subcutaneous injections.

To be committed to and take responsibility for the quality of care delivered.

To liaise and communicate with members of the multidisciplinary team inthe planning and delivery of patient care, during an episode of care.

To be aware of and demonstrate practice based on current advances innursing.

If you are a highly motivated, dynamic individual with excellent caring and communication skills we would welcome your application.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification



  • Registered with NMC



  • Meets Essential Criteria



  • Governance and risk management

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