We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic Registered Nurse with a compassionate, caring nature who will focus on delivering high quality nursing care.
The Dermatology Department at The Rotherham Foundation Trust is a dedicated outpatient unit comprising of Doctors, a Nurse Consultant, Specialist Nurses, Staff Nurses, Band 3 HCAs and the clerical /secretarial team. We are an innovative department, constantly evolving our service to meet the demands of our population and the current climate.
The unit consists of consulting suites, skin surgery theatres, laser and treatment rooms and phototherapy units. Our clinics are both medic and nurse led. The medical staff run clinics in general Dermatology, Skin Surgery and Cranio-facial Botox for hyperhidrosis. We offer nurse led clinics in drug monitoring, skin surgery, axillary Botox, phototherapy, laser, general treatments, cosmetic camouflage and health education. Our services run Monday to Saturday including bank holidays, with evening clinics throughout the week. As a band 5 Staff Nurse you will be working across all of the clinics, either assisting the clinician or working independently as highlighted below. Applicants should be highly motivated, demonstrate their ability to work under pressure and be able to manage their time effectively.Main duties of the job
This will involve working closely with the Consultants and other members of the multidisciplinary team, and providing expert advice, information and education to people with skin conditions. You will work alongside both the medical and nursing staff in the general and specialist Dermatology clinics, assisting as necessary and providing health education to the patients both verbally and via treatment demonstrations as necessary.
You will also assist in the various skin surgery sessions, supporting the patients in theatre and providing aftercare. For daycase surgery, you will be the scrub nurse, assisting the surgeon with the procedure.
You will work independently in the nurse-led phototherapy clinics after completing an in-house training programme, and will be expected to attend external training programmes as the opportunity arises. You will also work independently in the Doppler, health education and cosmetic camouflage clinics.
You must be able to work autonomously, organise your workload effectively and adapt to, as well as drive change at local level. Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with patients on a one to one basis, as well as liaising with team members.About us
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values
AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.
CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.
TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached the Job description and person specification for full details about the role and responsibilities.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Current level one NMC registration
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Mentorship qualification (or willingness to work towards)
- Previous Dermatology experience welcomed but not essential
- Please enter your NMC pin
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Demonstrates knowledge of policies, practices and procedures e.g. NHS national policies, standards, requirements and directions that relate to patient care
The Rotherham NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust
120 Moorgate Road
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