An exciting developmental opportunity to cover Maternity leave has arisen for a 1 year secondment or 1 year fixed term contract to join the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist Team at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. The successful applicant will work alongside the current Lung Cancer CNS based at RBH as well as being involved in developing a UHD Lung Cancer CNS Service with Poole.
The role of the Lung Cancer CNS is to support patients and their families throughout the Lung Cancer Pathway. This includes ensuring timeliness of investigations and appointments through the diagnostic pathway with awareness of Cancer Waiting Time Targets, present at Breaking Bad News, offering support and information regarding diagnosis and treatment, being the patients advocate and advising on symptom management. This Role includes working closely with members of the Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team, Primary and Tertiary Care as well as being able to work autonomously
We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse who is keen to make a difference in the care of those experiencing a life changing diagnosis. As there is significant Respiratory/Oncology component to the post, previous experience in these areas is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided. More important in this role is nurse who is highly organised, motivated to learn, with excellent communication and team working skills.
Please note a UK NMC pin registration is required for this role.Main duties of the job
To Understand the role in more detail please read the full Job Description and Person Specification documents which are attached to this advert.
Base Location : Bournemouth
Interview Date: TBCAbout us
Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.
UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.
This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To Understand the role in more detail please read the full Job Description and Person Specification documents which are attached to this advert.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- NMC Registered Nurse [RMN/RGN]
- Recognised teaching qualification or experience in teaching
Technical Skills and competencesEssential
- Demonstrable Respiratory/Oncology/ Symptom Control Knowledge
- Conversant with developments in Oncology at National and Local levels
- IT Literacy using a range of current and relevant packages
- Teaching and presentations Skills
- Demonstrable Respiratory/Oncology Palliative Care Experience
- Managing specified patient caseload
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Highly motivated
- Flexible to the needs of the service
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Castle Lane East
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