Registered General Nurse - Dialysis Unit
Renal Services (Renal experience not essential)
Permanent, Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
£23,051 - £28,000 plus excellent company benefits
Monday - Saturday - no nights and no Sundays
The sky is the limit with this amazing opportunity in the Dialysis sector…
You will be offered full training in a specialist area of nursing with excellent opportunities to progress and climb the career ladder…sound interesting, read on
Our client is a world leading renal services organisation with a number of dialysis units across the UK, providing the highest quality in state-of-the-art renal dialysis services. They also work in partnership with the NHS so you will get to work across both sectors.
We are looking for a trained Nurse to work at their Dialysis Unit in Carmarthen. Previous dialysis experience is NOT essential as full training will be offered; however, you will ideally have at least 12 months' post qualification experience. Nurses are assigned to patients, therefore when they come into the clinic you will spend time with them during their dialysis treatment giving you the opportunity for more one to one patient care and truly developing relationships with your patients.
Reporting to the unit manager you will be responsible for assessing the care needs to the patients, taking into account current and previous lifestyle. You will assess, plan and implement the appropriate treatment to patients ensuring it meets clinical requirements and patients work, family and social needs. You will work with the team to ensure an adequate care plan is implemented. Part of your role will also involve providing psychological support to patients and advising their families of further support that may be required. You will have an innate ability to quickly identify any issues or concerns and act accordingly. You will also play a role in mentoring junior members of staff and carry out any ad hoc duties required by more senior member of staff.
The unit operates from 0630 - 2300hrs therefore you will work shifts between these hours. No nights shift or Sundays are worked
To be considered for this role you will:
- At least 1-year experience working as a nurse
- Experience of working in a care setting
- Renal experience would be an advantage
- Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
- Adhere to confidentiality
- Excellent communication skills
- Computer literate
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