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Staff Nurse

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Location - Renal ward

About us:

The renal ward is a busy 15 bedded which deals with patients:

About you

We are looking for motivated and caring nurses that thrive to work as a part of the team to provide high quality patient care. There is extensive in house training with a local professional development nurse and links to Brookes University to continue studies. We provide support to all staff members to support your development and orientation to the unit.

Please contact Mala Murugesan for any queries, questions or to arrange an informal visit:

Main duties of the job

Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by evidence based practice.? Involve and work in partnership with the patients' family and friends to be actively involvedin the caring process on behalf of the patient where agreed.? Manage, direct and evaluate the nursing care for a defined caseload of patients.? Communicate effectively information to patients/relatives/carers/ and all members of themultidisciplinary team.? Maintain and develop high standards of nursing care, reflecting the beliefs aboutprofessional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with The Oxford Model forExemplary Professional Nursing and Midwifery Practice.? Develop and maintain specialist knowledge of nursing practice relevant to the clinical area? Undertake the responsibilities associated with being a mentor and preceptor reflecting thebeliefs about professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with the OxfordModel for Exemplary Professional and Nursing and Midwifery Practice.? Contribute towards the continuing development of professional nursing practice in thedepartment.? Conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a role model to less experienced/nonregistered and new staff at all times.? Develop skills to provide senior nurse cover for the department in the absence of the Sisteror Charge Nurse and Team Leader.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Demonstrate clinical leadership skills and evidence of specialist knowledge within Renal.
  • To lead and manage a team of nurses and nursing assistants on a day to day basis for the running of the renal ward, acting as a resource and clinical expert to nurses, nursing assistants, medical staff and patients.
  • Ensure patient safety and quality is maintained consistently , ensuring the clinical governance framework is followed at all times
  • Promote effective communication and teamwork at all levels
  • Deputise in the absence of the ward sister.

Person Specification

Minimum 1 year of experience


  • 1 year of experience


  • Renal experience

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Churchill Hospital

Old Road, Headington



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