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Nurse Specialist - Renal Transplant (Band 7)

Job Reference: 317-2019-19-079

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Nephrology Specialty - FH
317 01 Freeman Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 pro rata, per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to appoint to the new role of Nurse Specialist - Renal Transplantation within Renal Services. This role will support the smooth transition of patients following renal transplantation from the inpatient ward to outpatient care under the renal team. This group of patients require ongoing specialist care follow up care and this role will be vital in providing that continuity of care.

You will provide specialist clinical advice, care & support to patients following renal transplantation and their families / carers in liaison with multidisciplinary and primary care teams. This role will be actively involved in providing care within the outpatient setting and will be required to use their clinical skills in the assessment and analysis of information, acting on this information in an appropriate and timely manner.

Being the central point of contact for this group of patients to enhance streamlined care, this individual will be required to liaise with patients and other healthcare professionals regarding highly complex and specialist care.

The successful candidate will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills, being able to demonstrate ability to work independently and also part of a team. The successful candidate will be required to have evidence of ongoing professional development with extensive post registration experience, some of which at a senior level within the required specialist area of practice.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for all essential and desirable criteria required for the role.









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