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Haemophilia Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The Bristol Haemophilia Centre provides specialist care to adults and children with heritable bleeding and thrombotic disorders throughout the South West region. The post holder will be based with the Adult Haemophilia Service, which is located within the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC) and comprises a treatment area, administrative office, and factor storage facility.

The Haemophilia Nurse will work within the heart of the busy Haemophilia Centre. They will be part of the multidisciplinary team and will work closely alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialists and Administrative Team in delivering an excellent standard of care to all patients. Clinical skills that are desirable for the role, but not essential, include phlebotomy, cannulation and performing venesections.

The Haemophilia Nurse will provide care in all aspects of the patient journey. This will primarily be treating the patient in the out-patient setting, but can include treating patients during a hospital stay or within the community. The Haemophilia Nurse will be involved in planning, implementing and evaluating care. They will be central in administering specialist treatments, organising after care, and acting as a point of contact for information requirements for the patient, their carer's and other healthcare professionals.

(Cont'd under detailed job description and main responsibilities)

Main duties of the job

Patient Care
  • In partnership with other professionals and disciplines, develop measurablepatient care plans/goals. The process should include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care from admission to the department until timely transfer or discharge.
  • Attend the clinical needs of patients on the within the department prioritising workload according.
  • Ensure nursing documentation is maintained, accurate and timely in line with the Trust standard
  • Demonstrate an awareness and compliance with Trust policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. Work towards promoting this to others.
  • Promote and maintain a safe environment for patient:Administer medicines in accordance with Trust policy.
  • Promote a clean environment and the prevention of hospital acquiredinfection
  • Respond positively and act promptly to resolve problems/issues for patients/carers, utilising complaints procedures and PALs where appropriate.

Please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy for more main duties of the job

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

(Job overview cont.)

The post holder will need to work within tight timeframes and will require good prioritisation and time management skills. It is essential that the post holder has experience within the NHS setting. Experience or knowledge of Haemophilia Care and Benign Haematology is highly desirable.

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Current NMC registration
  • RGN.1st Level or relevant children's qualification


Desirable

  • Training Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Relevant post registration course


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of caring for sick patients in a variety of settings - this could be as a student


Desirable

  • Previous experience of speciality, benign haematology disorders
  • Experience of taking charge


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and use initiative
  • Ability to develop own clinical skills and a willingness to participate in continuing professional development
  • Competency in medication administration including IV drug administration or willingness to undergo training
  • Basic IT skills (e.g. Microsoft packages)
  • Ability to take the lead, initiate and ensure appropriate action in response to the deteriorating patient
  • Interpersonal skills - Calm - Supportive - Motivated - Professional
  • Willingness to develop teaching skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Self-motivated
  • A team player
  • Recognition of own limits


Desirable

  • Awareness of audit & research
  • Flexible working practices for 24 hour service
  • General good health, Able to work on feet for long periods. Aware that the role can be stressful and emotional at times.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre

Horfield Road

Bristol

BS2 8ED

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