Dialysis Assistant

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
S65 2UE
Diaverum £ 19821.0 - 20812.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 19821.0 - 20812.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
Posted
18 May 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022

Job Description

Role overview

We have an exciting opportunity in our Rotherham clinic for a dialysis assistant who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. Working in partnership with the NHS, you will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures under the supervision of a registered nurse. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.


As a nurse led unit Rotherham Dialysis Unit pride themselves in the excellent care that they provide to our patients; and as they see the same patient group every week this ensures that they  benefit from an excellent continuity of care.  The clinic has strong links with our parent hospital, the Northern General Hospital Sheffield and our Unit renal Consultant who is based there.

 

Rotherham are a small friendly unit where our philosophy is to nurture, so as to efficiently and effectively  develop our  staff, [for a newly qualified nurse this is an excellent environment as we can offer a protected area in which to develop a safe and accountable practice].    

 

We have a Practice develop nurse who visits the unit on a regular basis to undertake training, including BLS, and we have an on-line training database to ensure we meet our NMC prep hours.

 

RESPONISIBILITIES:

• To support team in the clinic area and to provide care within agreed competencies as per instructed by a registered nurse

• Prepare, restore and maintain areas, equipment and clinical supplies in readiness for dialysis

• Conduct patient observations pre/post dialysis (blood pressure, weight)

• Prepare patients for dialysis – programme machines and connect patients to commence treatment as directed by qualified personnel

• Monitor throughout treatment – reporting changing , incidents and patient feedback to responsible nurse

• Follow dialysis, complete discontinuation procedures including wash back and removal of needles

• Assist with preparation of patient documentation as appropriate

• Comply with Company policies and procedures whilst observing statutory requirements –Health+Safety, CPR, manual handling, infection prevention

• Ensure ‘great care‘ is provided at all times

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Previous experience working in a care or healthcare environment

• Previous experience working in a dialysis setting

• Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team

• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care

• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday to Saturday, Shifts hours from 6:30am to 11:30pm and please note that there are no nights or Sunday working
  • Competitive Salary of up to ?£20,812 depending on experience
  • Unsocial allowance
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after completing full-time hours (150 hours every 4 weeks) 
  • Paid breaks
  • A focus on internal development and career progression with opportunities to undertake relevant study
  • 35 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service 
  • Christmas and New Years Day off
  • Correctly fitted and tested PPE
  • Free Uniform (*3), Tea & Coffee, Flu Vaccine and Christmas Meal
  • Life Assurance, Employee benefit scheme via Perkbox, Stakeholder Company Pension
  • Referral scheme paying up to ?£1,000

 

Please note that for this role you must be able to work clinically in a renal setting.

 

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

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Job Details

Dialysis Assistant

Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Englandd Diaverum
Pay
£ 19821.0 - 20812.0 Per year
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
Hours
Full time
Posted
18 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
15 Jul 2022

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