Staff Nurse Renal Haemodialysis Band 5 Barts Health - E1 1FR

Barts Health NHS Trust - Dialysis Nurse Band 5 – Royal London Hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust are recruiting an experienced renal dialysis nurse to join their dynamic team within the renal unit of one of their committed, fast-paced and world-class hospitals in London.

Barts Trust offers a range of specialist services and state-of-the-art facilities across its five London hospitals, providing quality healthcare to over 2.5 million people. Barts is one of the largest NHS trusts in England, overseeing St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Newham Hospital, Mile End Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, and The Royal London Hospital; all of which provide exceptional High Dependency (HDU) and Intensive Care (ICU) services to the sickest patients. Barts Health’s highly qualified team of doctors, nurses, and other specialists work round the clock to provide the most expert level of care, and their Adult Critical Care Unit (ACCU) at The Royal Hospital London is by far one of the busiest and most respected in the country.

The aim of this post is to develop renal nurses within the clinical area. The post holder will provide direct care to renal patients under the supervision of senior colleagues whilst acquiring and developing the specialist skills and knowledge to meet the needs of this patient group.

Main duties, responsibilities:

  • To provide a high standard of nursing care to meet the needs of patients with supervision and support from senior colleagues
  • To identify clinical changes in patients and make safe and appropriate decisions in partnership with senior colleagues, seeking timely advice whenever necessary
  • With decreasing levels of supervision the nurse will plan, implement and evaluate care based on our model of nursing ensuring that the needs of each individual patient are addressed
  • Be responsible for the accurate recording of clinical observations and data relating to patients care, ensuring that progress is maintained and reviewed.
  • Be able to present and discuss relevant issues with senior colleagues and the multi-disciplinary team
  • To communicate with patients and families with empathy and reassurance regarding assessment, care and treatment.
  • Recognise when situations are beyond own scope of competence and inform the shift leader promptly

Important Requirements:

  • NMC Registration
  • Renal Dialysis experience
  • At least 6 months NHS experience in that last 3 years
  • Robust clinical knowledge, strong initiative, and an ability to remain calm and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Honesty and integrity, and a caring patient-centred approach

Our Bank Staff nurses are so valuable to us, so to reward their devotion and hard-work, we offer them the following benefits:

  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • Weekly salary
  • Opportunity to work across multiple sites to gain invaluable experience
  • Priority of shifts over all agency workers
  • Competitive pay

Apply now for this fantastic career-progressing opportunity by uploading your CV, and a member of our recruitment team will be with you shortly.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.