We are offering an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the haemodialysis service as a Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse.
Bart's Health is home to one of the UK's largest renal & haemodialysis unit, offering nurses the unique opportunity to work across a wide variety of clinical specialties and to advance their professional development. Our world class services include Medical, Surgical, Critical Care, Transplantation, Community Dialysis, Acute Dialysis, Research, Palliative Care, Renal Assessment, Living Donation, Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease, based at our brand new hospital building near the City of London.Main duties of the job
The haemodialysis service is a networked service covering many sites, haemodialysis sites include Queens, King Georges, Whipps Cross, Newham, Royal London and Barts. This is a great opportunity and will require the successful candidate to rotate across all sites and also within new starters and acute haemodialysis areas, this will enhance knowledge and development for career progression.
- Possess excellent communication skills and be committed to delivering safe and compassionate care.
- Have the Renal & mentorship course
- Have relevant leadership and managerial skills
- Be flexible and reliable
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The junior sister/charge nurse has delegated responsibility for the management of clinical areas within the haemodialysis service and specifically allocated unit. The junior sister/charge nurse has delegated responsibility for the management of clinical areas including assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of care and the setting of standards of quality care. To deputise for the senior sister/charge nurse in their absence when necessary. Ensuring continuity and high standards of care including sharing ideas, information and feedback in order to empower patients and members of themultidisciplinary team.
The junior Sister/Charge Nurse will act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential. Working closely with the haemodialysis nursing team the post holder is responsible for the delivery of a consistently high standard of care to meet patient needs and Unit objectives.
Demonstrating clinical expertise within haemodialysis in the assessment, planning, delivery of care using a holistic approach. The post holder must possess fundamental management and facilitation skills in order to co-ordinate and supervise the activity of Unit staff, promote multi-disciplinary working and foster a supportive, learning environment. To take a proactive role in producing accurate and complete records of activities and communications consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Post registration experience demonstrable skills within an acute renal setting.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Registered Nurse
- Specialist course in Renal Medicine
- Preparation for Mentorship course or equivalent or working towards
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
Royal London Hospital
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