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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/03/2021.

Clinic Manager - Nephrology

Job Reference: 287-SMED-102-21

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Halton Dialysis Clinic, Runcorn
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

In its most recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission gave the Trust an overall rating of Good.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the Nephrology team at Halton Dialysis unit. Halton dialysis unit is part of Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust and is part of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital Nephrology directorate.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking and dynamic nurse who has experience at band 6 / 7 level to join our team as a clinic manager at Halton Dialysis unit.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a motivated leader, with excellent proven managerial and leadership skills, who has the drive and passion to create an inspirational learning and working environment, that continuously strives for the highest standards of quality care and has patient safety at the forefront of the services and care provided.

The nephrology directorate have an exciting opportunity to reshape dialysis provision at the satellite dialysis clinics. Our aim is to provide patients with the opportunity to attend a
satellite clinic from first starting dialysis treatment. We aim to empower patients by
supporting shared care and self-care throughout the directorate. We have advanced nurse practitioners that support both patient clinical care and staff and patient education. The clinic manager will have the opportunity to shape patient care and enhance patient experience, working together with team members and supporting staff with any changes.

There are 48 patients currently receiving haemodialysis treatment at the unit and this may increase over time. The dialysis unit is open 07:00 – 18:30 Monday to Saturday delivering two patient treatment shifts on these days.

The post is full time (37.5 hours per week / hours over a 4 week roster period). The clinic
manager role will involve a split of 60% management and 40% clinical work.

There are also satellite dialysis units in St Helens and Warrington and there may be
occasions when you will be required to support at one of these units.

You will be supported in your role by the Matron and a team of senior nursing staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Patti O'Kane

Network Nurse Manager

07825 356922

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