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Band 5 Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Band 5 nurse to join the Peritoneal Dialysis department.

We oversee the management of around 80 patients who are undertaking peritoneal dialysis. This involves training patients and carers, participating in clinics, caring for patients in hospital and visiting patients in the community.

There are opportunities to rotate to other areas of Renal Services and to undertake further specialised training.

If you require any more information please contact us and we will be happy to discuss this further

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur
  • A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways
  • Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures
  • Participate in the renal rotational programme to gain experience in all areas of renal medicine and renal replacement therapies. i.e Ward 50 and Haemodialysis
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data
  • Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g in an unexpected event
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g imparting bad news or following an unexpected event
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards

For further details please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

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Knowledge

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

UHCW NHS Trust

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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