An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated nurse with excellent organisational & interpersonal skills to become an active member of the Skin Cancer specialist nursing team working across Oncology, Dermatology & Plastic Surgery.
You will participate in the provision of high-quality care to new and follow up patients diagnosed with a skin cancer; supporting them and their families at all points along the pathway of care from diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and end of life. This will include working independently and alongside members of the nursing and medical team in clinics across specialities.
You will actively participate with all aspects of the multidisciplinary team, adapting the service as required and supporting service development. The ideal candidate will have oncology experience as we seek to expand our provision of care to those patients receiving treatment in both the adjuvant and metastatic setting.
This post will be a 2 years Secondment/Fixed term contract.Main duties of the job
To work in collaboration with the Multi-Disciplinary Team, (MDT), to provide specialist nursing knowledge and expertise to ensure the highest standard of personalised nursing care is delivered to patients with a diagnosed skin malignancy and their carers.
By working across organizational boundaries the post holder will help co-ordinate service provision to this patient group and act as a link by maintaining ongoing contact with both patients and their families in in-patient and out-patient settings, acting as the patient's keyworker.
The post holder will act as a resource for other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team on an ad hoc and Planned basis, providing Specialist education and training programmes for health care professionals and other professional groups.
They will also be responsible for the promotion of public health in various contexts whether it be as part of national or locally driven initiatives.About usCome Nurse with us...
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.
You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent
support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.
CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.
Closing date is midnight on 4 June 2023
Interviews are due to be held on 16 June 2023 Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
Benefits to you
- Our values and reputation for outstanding care
- Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
- Career and development opportunities
- Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
- Research experience and opportunities
- Lovely location and quality of life
- Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered nurse. Relevant experience in surgery Evidence of continuous professional development Teaching or mentoring qualification Post registration qualification in speciality or willingness to complete
- Demonstrate expert nursing skills Evidence of mentorship/preceptorship roles Accept personal accountability for own practice Experience of formal/informal teaching
- Understanding of evidence based practice Understanding of Clinical Governance Understanding and knowledge of specialist field
- Good verbal and written communication skills Capable of working as an integral member of a small team Adaptable to changing situations due to both workload and colleagues needs Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload; effective time management. Effective interpersonal skills Commitment to multidisciplinary working.
- Assertiveness/perceptive counselling skills Documentation, audit and presentation skills Leadership Skills
- To act in a professional manner at alltimes in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct Capable of developing liaisons with other practice areas/academic institutions. The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.
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