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Dialysis Nurse

Employer
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Truro
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Renal Dialysis Unit is an 18 station unit. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming, vibrant, and caring team dedicated to upholding the trust values whilst delivering excellent, holistic care and treatment for our patient's

Main duties of the job

The Renal Unit strives for clinical excellence and strongly supports the progression of clinical skillsets to optimise patient outcomes. We are developing a strong link nurse network with the aim of creating local experts within the team who can cascade knowledge and information to improve standards.

About us

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main provider of acute and specialist care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We serve a population of around 500,000 people - a figure that can increase significantly with

visitors during the busiest times of the year. We employ approximately 6,700 staff and have a budget of approximately �580 million.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School, University of Plymouth School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Peninsula Dental School.

The Knowledge Spa on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site is the base for medical and nursing as well as ongoing education for health professions in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we are continually developing our clinical services as well as our facilities and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care that can be offered locally. Allied to this is a growing reputation for research and innovation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side.

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhsemployers.org/topics-networks/employment-standards-and-regulation

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse


Desirable

  • Management qualification
  • Post registration course in relevant speciality or working towards / willingness to undertake.
  • Mentor qualification or working towards


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Post registration experience in the speciality.
  • Understanding of the professional and current issues in nursing
  • Accountability for own practice.


Desirable

  • Understanding of audit and research methodologies
  • Previous management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of acute patients.


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Address

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Truro

TR1 3LJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

156-6233420

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