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Intestinal Transplant Specialist Nurse

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Headington, Oxford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 nurse to join the Intestinal Transplant Nurse specialist Team at the Oxford Transplant Centre. You will be based in Oxford in an outpatient setting with occasional weekend working, the role involves covering peripheral outreach clinics so a full current driving license is essential. You will be working as part of a MDT.

The success of our team is down to our supportive and compassionate ethos and the trust we have with each other. We are looking for someone who is a great team player, shares our ethos and is dedicated and flexible with their approach to work. Excellent communication, problem solving and time management skills are a necessity.

The post holder could have a renal nursing background or experience in caring for organ transplant recipients, or experience of caring for people with long term health needs.

Within three months of starting this post, and following a supportive period of training, you will join the recipient coordinator on call rota, providing a 24hr service, including weekends and bank holidays, coordinating all transplant offers for Oxford recipients.

For further information please contact Kim Corbey, Intestinal Transplant Nurse Lead or Jenny Fox, Deputy Matron, Transplant on 01862 228662 or kim.corbey@ouh.nhs.uk or jennifer.fox@ouh.nhs.uk

The post holder will report to the lead for the Intestinal Transplant Team.

Main duties of the job

  • Accept patient referrals to agreed criteria and be identified as the key worker for an agreed patient/client caseload.
  • Provide advice, education and support to patients, their carers and other health care professionals.
  • Practice clinically in agreed care settings according to approved protocols or guidance.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of the designated service.
  • Work across departmental boundaries.
  • Liaise with other hospital and community teams along an agreed pathway to support the delivery of patient and family centred seamless care.
  • Contribute to the on going development of the designated service.


About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is 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.

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

The Intestinal Transplant Nurse Specialist role is to assist in the coordination and management of patients within the Oxford Transplant Centre that are undergoing assessment and work up for an Intestinal transplant and to provide follow up to those patients who have received an Intestinal transplant. They will also work closely with the MDT during the patients inpatient stay and oversee their care post-transplant. The role involves conducting patient consultations addressing clinical, psychological and social needs under the supervision of the Lead Intestinal transplant nurse with clinician support. This may include clinics during the week and occasionally at weekends in outreach and referring centres as well as within OUH. The post holder also works within the wider Transplant Specialist Nurse team providing on call transplant recipient coordination 8am-8pm and at weekends (occasionally 24 hours)

Person Specification

Shortlisting criteria

Essential

  • Registered nurse (adult) with NMC


Desirable

  • Relevant post registration nursing experience


Shortlist Offline

Essential

  • Add 2 for interview, 0 for rejected


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Transplant Outpatient's Department, Churchill Hospital

Old Road

Headington, Oxford

OX3 7LE

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