An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the Myeloma service based at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.
The Myeloma Specialist Nurse will be the primary nurse providing expert nursing care for patients referred to the Myeloma service (and associated disorders) working alongside a wider nursing team of disease specific Nurse Specialists and the wider multi-disciplinary team.Main duties of the job
Specialist Nurses will:
- Be identified as the key worker for an agreed patient caseload.
- Provide advice, education and support to patients, their carers and other health care professionals.
- Practice clinically in agreed care settings according to approved protocols or guidance.
- Contribute to the smooth running of the Myeloma service.
- Work across departmental boundaries.
- Liaise with other hospital and community teams along agreed pathways to support the delivery of patient and family centred care.
- Contribute to the on-going development of the Myeloma and wider Haematology service.
For additional details, or to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Monica Jefferson, Deputy Matron, at email@example.comAbout usOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more herewww.ouh.nhs.uk
The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellence
and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For full details, please refer to the attached Job Description.
In summary, the Myeloma Clinical Nurse Specialist will:
- Work independently in outpatient clinics with cancer patients throughout their pathways. This may incorporate both independent nurse-led face to face and telephone-based consultations alongside the traditional model of outpatient patient care.
- Liaise closely with other healthcare providers such as DGHs and Community hospitals and GPs to coordinate referrals and ensure effective detailed communication for treatment.
- Assist the Specialist Nursing team in the development of nursing policies related to the speciality services.
- Maintain their own professional portfolio to support clinical practice, ongoing professional development and NMC revalidation.
- Assist in the evaluation of the service and patient care, including monitoring of patient experience
- Registered nurse part 1 or 8 or 12 or 15 of register (depending on area of practice)
- Degree in nursing, midwifery (HEI Level 5 or 6) or equivalent
- Post graduate level working evidenced via a continuing professional development portfolio.
- Teaching / Assessment/ Mentoring qualification
Knowledge and ExperienceEssential
- Completed or completing postgraduate level (HEI level 7) study or willing undertake
- Demonstrates up to date knowledge in the specialty
- Demonstrates clinical experience in relevant area of clinical practice
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Previous experience of formal/informal teaching of patients and staff.
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