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Staff Nurse Renal & Haematology Triage Unit

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive and pa inclusive pro rota
Closing date
27 May 2024
We are currently looking nurses to join our expanding acute assessment unit that provides direct access to emergency care for specialist haematology and renal patients based at Hammersmith Hospital. The Renal & Haematology Triage Unit (RHTU) was successfully established back in 2016 as a unique 24/7 emergency treatment pathway that includes operating a 24 hour helpline for haematology patients. It is accessible for a pre-defined group of patients that meet certain medical criteria thereby reducing the reliance on patients needing to access the emergency departments that are located off site and away from where the main base for expert haematology and renal care is provided. We will support you in developing key skills and an expert knowledge base in caring for patients with a wide range of medical conditions relevant to the clinical specialties. We are committed to the professional development of our teams, providing further education and training opportunities to support the career progression of individuals. So if you would like to be involved in this exciting service development, working as part of a multi-skilled team, to improve emergency pathways for specialist haematology and renal patients, then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To help everyone to be as healthy as they can be, we want to look out for the people we serve as well as to look after them.

We look after people by providing care, whenever and however they need us, listening and responding to their individual needs. We look out for people by being their partner at every stage of their life, supporting them to take an active role in their own health and wellbeing.

We are one team, working as part of the wider health and care community. We are committed to continuous improvement, sharing our knowledge and learning from others. We draw strength from the breadth and depth of our diversity, and build on our rich heritage of discovery.

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 welcome discussions about flexible working and encourage a range of flexible working opportunities wherever we can.

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


  • NMC: First level - Registered Nurse
  • Basic Life Support skills


  • Educated to MSc level



  • Relevant and recent clinical experience within a relevant specialty and/or acute care setting


  • Experience of triage/assessment
  • Experience of haematology/renal specialties

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Basic IT skills
  • Willingness to develop teaching skills
  • Able to manage and prioritise workload
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of Conduct
  • Good documentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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