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Haematology Day Case Staff Nurse

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Looking for a better work-life balance? No more night shifts?

Fantastic career progression opportunities?

Look no further!

Would you like to join a dynamic fast paced team offering patients chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and blood product support? Would you like to learn new skills and assist in the administration of intrathecal chemotherapy, then come and join our Haem team in our day case unit. Full training will be given to the right candidate. As a registered nurse you will be expected to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am-8pm, and Saturdays on a rotational basis 8am -4pm. You will ensure our patients needs are met through the delivery of high quality care.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will maintain a high standard of clinical work when carrying out any nursing procedures. The ideal candidate would already be intravenous trained, and willing to undertake the chemotherapy working in new package. You will be expected to be able to cannulate and perform venepuncture, you will be fully blood transfusion trained, able to take cross match samples, and collect blood products. You will be expected to be NEWS2 trained and be able to recognise sepsis. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to convey information concisely when needed. You will ensure that you comply with our clinical governance framework, you will motivate colleagues and drive continuous improvement. To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification documents.

About us

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) was established in 2006 and we are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country and provide services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham.

NUH are, by any measure, a large, complex, person-centred organisation. With over 17,000 employees from a wide range of professional backgrounds, they are one of the region's largest employers.

NUH has an excellent national and international reputation for the quality of their patient care and for their research, education and innovation. They have strong links to the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Loughborough University. This allows for the provision of excellent training and education for their students, as well as being a major research organisation.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust have various staff benefits. Some of the benefits of working for NUH include

Access to the Staff Wellbeing programme including our 24hour staff advice and emotional support service, financial advice service, a staff physiotherapy service and staff support networks

Access to Spiritual and Pastoral Care Services

Salary sacrifice schemes

Cycle to work and travel passes

NHS discounts

Flexible working

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Clinical

Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care ensuring that these are evaluated and amended as appropriate.

Document the condition and progress of patients and report to medical staff and/or senior nursing staff any areas of concern.

Undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines.

Demonstrate clinical procedures to registered and unregistered staff as required.

Once competent in team management skills, take charge of the clinical area on a regular basis.

Comply with all Trust policies with particular regard to the policies and procedures carried out in the event of maintaining staff and patient safety.

Liaise with other clinical areas providing appropriate policies, education and clinical expertise in order to facilitate the management of patients with special requirements.

Maintain an awareness of the developments in the care and treatment of patients in order to be able to carry out duties competently and efficiently

Person Specification

Training and qualifications

Essential

  • Current level one NMC registration
  • Trained to give Iv medications
  • Able to cannulate and venepuncture
  • Able to administer blood products
  • Continuing professional development/ reflective profile
  • Completion of all local competency packages


Desirable

  • Have or willing to undertake a suitable Teaching & Assessing Qualification
  • Possession of a Mentoring Course
  • Chemo giver
  • Diploma or degree in health / nursing related Studies


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in an acute hospital setting
  • Supervision of non-registered staff and students


Desirable

  • Evidence of ability to mentor
  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse, or project work
  • Experience within Haematology


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

City Campus

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-5825275

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