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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Inclusive
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a CNS Vascular Access nurse you will be providing a specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/ clients with CKD and relatives/ carers vascular access needs without supervision and in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in line with local and national targets.

You will provide specialist nursing care and support to the Vascular access service. This will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action in a variety of settings

To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and to provide cover for the dialysis service acting as professional role model providing direct and indirect clinical care, teaching and research

Main duties of the job

Provide specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives/carers vascular access needs without supervision and in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in line with local and national targets.

The post holder will provide specialist nursing care and support to the vascular access service. This will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action in a variety of settings.

To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and to provide cover for the dialysis service acting as professional role model providing direct and indirect clinical care, teaching and research.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Working toward a relevant degree (level 6)
  • Teaching and Assessing qualification or equivalent teaching experience
  • Post registration experience in a relevant area with experience of change management.


Desirable

  • Has attained a relevant Degree (level 6)
  • Leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post registration experience in specialty area (haemodialysis) and experience in either junior specialty role or team leader/ward management role
  • Experience with managing patient relevant to specialist area
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Proven teaching and assessing skills


Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Essential

  • Demonstrate commitment through involvement in Trust wide initiatives/committees.
  • Able to demonstrate highly developed specialist knowledge of own patient group
  • Good IT skills, Understanding of office Works suite including PowerPoint
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Trustwide

London

W6 8RF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-MIC-1141

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