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Hameodialysis Registered Nurse

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Welshpool
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The Satellite Welshpool Renal Unit is a diverse department, caring for patients with Renal Failure from the pre-dialysis, to maintenance dialysis, conservative management, end of life care and supporting patients through transplantation. The department also provides support to patients whom develop acute renal failure. The role of the staff nurse within the department is diverse and you will be afforded the opportunity to care for patients undergoing dialysis in 3 main locations, on the dialysis unit, on our renal ward and within the critical care setting.

The approach for caring for patients undergoing dialysis is truly multidisciplinary, you will be working closely with doctors, specialist nurses, dieticians, social worker, psychologist and the pharmacy department to deliver a high quality continuous care to the patients within the department.

We are currently providing dialysis to 24 haemodialysis patients, the department will be moving to a 6 day service to accommodate capacity open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 06:30 to18:30 and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning, you will be required to support the service during this period. You will be expected for care for the patients whilst undergoing haemodialysis and support the holistic care of the patients, you will also support the multidisciplinary team meeting and be responsible for the long term care of a name group of patients.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced-based nursing care, working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of haemodialysis patients and their families.
  • The post holder will assist in the management and organisation of their clinical area and participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.
  • The post holder will be expected to develop their knowledge and skills in renal nursing by working with the various renal specialist nurses and the other renal ward nurses.

Duties and responsibilities have been classified as follows:
  • Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Governance
  • Management and Leadership
  • Education and Development
  • Professional Development

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential

  • NMC Registered, Adult Nurse


Desirable

  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg POVA.
  • Renal related qualification.


Experience

Essential

  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care.
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care.
  • Interested in developing renal related nursing skills.


Desirable

  • A clear understanding of the clinical governance framework.
  • An ability to implement evidence based practice.


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Welshpool Dialysis Unit, Victoria Memorial Hospital

Salop Road

Welshpool

SY21 7DY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR695-0724

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