Staff Nurse Haemodialysis - Band 5

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
9 Nov 2019
9 Dec 2019

Job Description

Staff Nurse – Haemodialysis Unit, Band 5

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 5Staff Nurse to work within the main haemodialysis unit based in theBrunel building at Southmead Hospitalin Bristol.

This Renal Dialysis Unit is part of the Richard Bright Renal Unit, a regional renal transplant centre with five Haemodialysis Satellite Units across the South West area. We also have an inpatient renal dialysis and renal transplant ward located in the Brunel building at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

Your education and career growth is important to us, we will support you to achieveand develop the skills and knowledge you will require as a renal nurse . We actively support our experienced and newly qualified nurses, have access to renal study days and run a renal course. The Richard Bright Renal Units support conference attendance and in December is hosting a South West Renal Haemodialysis Conference in Bristol.

The Renal Dialysis Unit works closely with the Renal Transplant Ward and there are opportunities to rotate within the renal speciality.

WHY APPLY? This Staff Nurse role provides a fantastic opportunity to take a role with:

Development opportunities- you will develop expert skills in Haemodialysis and renal specialist care and have access to educational opportunities and to attend renal specialist courses.
  • Strong nursing leadership- we have a very supportive team who provided visible role model
  • An active teaching programme- with an opportunity for Link Nurse responsibilities

The Role: As a Staff Nurse within our department, key duties will include:

• Providing specialist nursing care for agroup of patients with multiple complex needs with end-stage renal failure that require haemodialysis, therefore requiring the use of haemodialysis technology

• Assessment and observation of patients and administering medication

• Opportunity to take charge of the ward with a Band 6 colleague to develop patient and team co-ordination and leadership skills

Patients attendinghaemodialysis undergo treatment to remove waste products from the blood stream using a dialysis machine. As kidney failure is a long term condition, patients and staff develop long term professional relationships. Patient treatment can take them through transfers to other treatment modes for example transplantation or peritoneal dialysis and supportive care for those patients nearing the end of their lives.

We support our patients to work jointly with staff in decision making on their treatment and active involvement in the treatment procedure through shared and self-care programmes.

YOU: The successful candidate will:
• Be a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration & Pin Number
• Have an ability to remain calm in pressured environments.
• Be a team player with empathy for patients
• Have a good sense of humour and resilience
• Be IT literate
• Be excited for a new challenge

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Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed.

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel Apply.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.

Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust has an arrangement with a number of organisations (please find a list below) whereby we confidentially share previous pre-employment information relating to your existing job in order to support an efficient recruitment process for candidates when offered a new position with us.

(University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, North Bristol NHS Trust, Western Area Health Trust, Bristol Community Health, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, North Somerset Community Partnership, NHS South Central and West

Ref: ANJ1093

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