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Home Haemodialysis Sister / Charge Nurse

Employer
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Carshalton
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 a year pa Inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Providing Clinical Expertise and visible leadership and support for the home haemodialysis (HHD) programme. Enabling staff to ensure that the fundamentals of care are correctly and actively in place and that highest standards of holistic care are achieved in the delivery of care, training and treatment. To directly manage the HHD service and the nursing staff. The expectations of this role will be met by professional leadership, skilled and expert practice and management, direct clinical care, education and training. Develop and update guidelines and related practice in line with current research

Monitor standards of care manage selection, deployment, training and development of staff and students. Assesses and develops and implements specialised nursing packages of HHD care and is responsible for maintenance of standards by all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

To create and support an environment of lifelong learning and continuous professional development. Provides highly specialised nursing advice to ensure appropriate treatment and care is delivered to the patient at all times. Refers and orders specialised tests in line with agreed protocols and clinical governance guidelines To assist in the development of evidence based practice in the renal service.

Main duties of the job

Ensure that all care delivered is evidence based and that guidelines are up to date.

Promote and provide a comprehensive training package for patients selecting HHD.

Liaise with the multidisciplinary team to ensure that HHD is promoted & patient information needs are met in full.

To ensure that the Patients know best (PKB) is an evidence based and current source of information for patients selecting HHD.

Selection, deployment, training and development of staff and students

To create and support an environment of lifelong learning and continuous

professional development

Refers and orders specialised tests in line with agreed protocols and clinical governance guidelines.

To assist in the development of evidence based practice in the renal service.

Educational strategies that ensure patient care needs are met.

Provides highly specialised nursing advice to ensure appropriate treatment and care is delivered to

the patient at all times in line with NICE guidelines and UK Kidney association guidelines.

Is accountable for the provision, organisation and direction of the nursing care for the patient

in his/her care.

Attends meetings & groups as required by the renal service eg Clinical practice or governance groups

About us

About the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Welcome to the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynecology to over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. We operate two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital. We are also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships - Sutton Health and Care and Surrey Downs Health and Care. St Helier Hospital is home to the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unitand Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, while Epsom Hospital is home to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC). Both Epsom and St Helier hospitals have Accident and Emergency departments (A& E)and Maternity services (Obstetrics). With nearly 900,000 people coming to our hospitals for care and treatment every year, our almost 5,000 staff and 500 volunteers work around the clock to keep our busy hospitals running smoothly.
As teaching hospitals, we play a key role in the education and training of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Both sites work in partnership with St George's Hospital and St George's Medical School in south London to deliver high quality education and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the home haemodialysis Sister / Charge Nurse role at Epsom and St Helier.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training

Essential

  • Achieved grade & experience
  • Renal specialist qualification
  • Registered Nurse
  • Degree or equivalent level


Desirable

  • Teaching & assessing qualification or SSSA


Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience with change management
  • Experienced Renal nurse specialised in haemodialysis care
  • Evidence of delivering one to one and/or group education sessions


Desirable

  • Evidence of participation in research
  • Experience and knowledge of Transplantation, peritoneal dialysis and general and advanced kidney care


Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

St Helier

Wrythe Lane

Carshalton

SM5 1AA

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343-6373359-RB-SK

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