Staff Nurse Dialysis Clinics - West Sussex

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Job Title – Staff Nurse Dialysis Clinics – West Sussex
Salary – £24,500 – £26,200 plus shift allowance of 8% (depending on experience)
Hours – 37.5 hrs per week

My client is currently looking for Staff Nurses to provide safe, high quality nursing care to patients undergoing dialysis in their West Sussex Clinic.

The Staff Nurse will develop and promote good working relationships between my client and the NHS. My client runs Dialysis Clinics that treat predominately NHS referrals. 

For this position you don’t need experience in Dialysis though this would be beneficial, if you have an interest in Renal and Dialysis they are prepared to give full training.  They will also consider newly qualified nurses.  

Clinical Tasks
As a Registered General Nurse you will be dealing with the following Clinical Tasks.
Participating in staff and patient scheduling through active participation at clinical level.
Initiation and termination of dialysis
Physical assessment of patient’s pre and post dialysis. Noting presence of signs of trauma, patients’ general physical and mental condition
Act as a named staff nurse for a group of assigned patients ensuring all care is planned and documented
Review dialysis orders and initiate any changes requested by the referral Renal Team
Documents observations and interventions in a legible manner
Maintain a clean clinical environment
Carry out all tasks according to the clients policy and procedure
Maintain patient confidentiality and dignity
Complete incident reports in a timely manner
Assessing patient and family learning readiness; and providing appropriate information on renal disease, prescribed dialysis treatment and medical regiment and their impact on the patient’s state of health and well being
Performing analysis of patient assessments, laboratory data and when concerns are noted bringing the issues to the attention of the Consultant
Instructing patient in pre and post dialysis care
Administering patient quality care in a considerate, respectful manner
Preparing and maintaining dialysis machines and systems according to the clients policy
Monitor dialysis water treatment system according to established procedure
Understand the technical operations to resolve minor machine and water treatment problems independently

Skills and Experience
Registered General Nurse
Experience in clinical and nursing setting
Understanding of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
Good communication and organisational skills
Experience in Dialysis/Renal would be beneficial

Pulse 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.

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