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Rheumatology Staff Nurse

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Aylesbury
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have a new opportunity for a band 5 staff nurse in rheumatology to support the rheumatology day case infusion service and care provided to patients with osteoporosis.

Main duties of the job

Administer day case infusions under supervision of rheumatology specialist nurses

Provide care and support to patients with osteoporosis

Support the multidisciplinary team in an out-patient setting

Advises on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness and act as a point of contact for patients receiving care from Rheumatology Out-Patient Services

Ensures administration arrangements for outpatients attending the department are made safely in line with Trust policies

Takes measures to ensure patient safety, reporting incidents, completingrelevant documentation and taking appropriate action to reduce risk to the patient.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - BHT - A great place to work (buckshealthcare.nhs.uk)

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our care values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.


Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on bht.recruitment@nhs.net quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Supervision of student nurses


Desirable

  • SACT course


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience in cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Previous experience and competence in administration of IV, IM and SC medications
  • Previous experience of working with a Multi-disciplinary team


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Stoke Mandeville

Mandeville Wing, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Aylesbury

HP21 8AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

434-IM6196076

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