Staff Nurse Dialysis Unit – Darlington

Job description

Apply for this job
Job Title – Staff Nurse Dialysis Unit – Darlington
Salary – Circa £24k without Dialysis Experience – Plus 8% Shift Allowance 
Hours – Full Time 37.5 hrs per week

My client is currently looking for a Staff Nurse to provide safe, high quality nursing care to patients undergoing dialysis in the Clinic.  The Staff Nurse will develop and promote good working relationships between my client and the NHS.

For this position Dialysis experience is not necessary, although this would be beneficial.  My client runs Dialysis Clinics that treat predominately NHS referrals.

Job Responsibilities

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 case load of patients ensuring all care is planned and documented
• Review dialysis orders and initiate any changes requested by the referral Renal Team
• 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 patients,  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
• 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
Qualified RGN 
Experience in clinical and nursing setting
Understanding of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
Good communication and organisational skills
Experience in Dialysis would be beneficial

Key Words – Dialysis, RGN, Wards, Medical, Renal..

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.

Apply for Staff Nurse Dialysis Unit – Darlington
Can you provide 3 years worth of referencing?
Have you been working in a hospital setting for the last 12 months?
Have you been working in a hospital setting for the last 6 months?
Privacy Policy *