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Registered Nurse - Haematology

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a dynamic Band 5 Registered Nurse with at least more than 1 year experience for our busy but friendly Haematology Day Unit.

We look after patients with different haematology condition on our department which has 11 chairs. It is a fast-paced department where you develop excellent time management skills while extending your nursing skills.

Our Registered Nurses take great pride in providing quality and compassionate patient care. These roles are essential to the experience of our patients and their relatives and carers, and they complement the clinical care provided by our multi-disciplinary team of doctors and therapists. In addition, band 5 assists in quality initiatives, supports more junior staff and takes a leading role within the department.

Main duties of the job

Plan the delivery of patient care and take responsibility for implementing and evaluating that care, using an appropriate nursing model. To provide advice and education to patients, staff and learners within the directorate as required. To develop communication networks across specialities and throughout the multidisciplinary team. To be able to prioritise their own workload and of those working with them such as learners and Healthcare Assistants. Conduct nursing care to the highest possible standard according to Trust Policies and Practice and Clinical Guidelines. This requires a thorough understanding of policies and guidance related to for example: infection control, hygiene, and individualised patient needs. To administer oral and intravenous medication, chemotherapy, blood transfusions and blood products to patients according to Trust Policy after completing required competences. The post holder will have a comprehensive knowledge of nursing and will be able to care for a patient from admission to discharge.

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur
  • A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff
  • Responsible for administering chemotherapy treatment in accordance with the trust policy. Training is provided
  • Managing invasive devices i.e. Central, Hickman, and Picc lines in accordance with trust policy and supervision. Training is provided
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways
  • Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data
  • Manage expected (and occasional unexpected) clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g. in an unexpected event
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

  • For further details please see the attached job description.

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust



    Clifford Bridge road


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