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Band 4
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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St. Pancras Kidney Care Centre
Kings Cross
£25,489 - £28,513 per annum inclusive HCAS
28/08/2019 23:59

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Band 4 Assistant Practioner - Haemodialysis

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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

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We are committed to providing a service that is local to patients' homes and convenient to their lifestyle. Royal Free NHS Foundation trust is currently recruiting a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner in our community-based dialysis unit.

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Practitioner with substantial experience in Haemodialysis to work in our Supported Care training unit at the St. Pancras Kidney Care Centre.

As an Assistant Practitioner you will work as part of the team and be accountable for the delivery of patient care under the leadership of the registered nurse.  Duties will include assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of direct patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse.

You will be proficient and have experience of initiating and terminating dialysis plus experience of cannulating AV Fistulas.  Experience in training haemodialysis patients to perform self-care is an advantage.

Your responsibilities will also include preparing equipment for treatment, ensure that equipment is kept clean and supplies are well-stocked, safely stored and used efficiently; keeping documentation up-to-date, provide safe quality care for patients ensuring it delivers the best clinical outcomes and patient experience and act as an effective role model and mentor promoting excellence through practice.

You must be educated to foundation degree in Health and Social Care or equivalent and have recent experience of working with patients in the Haemodialysis area.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff and patients and delivers world class expertise and local care then we would like to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Shella Sandoval

Lead Nurse Home Therapies

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