An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed, enthusiastic and motivated person to join the urology nursing team. The successful applicant will be part of a well-established multi-disciplinary team working closely with the Urology Consultants, junior doctors and other Nurse Specialists within the department.You will be expected to play an active part in supporting the quality of care delivered to benign and cancer patients through clinical practice, nurse led clinics, education, research and audit.The post holder will therefore need experience in urological nursing and to acquire substantial knowledge of the subject and will be fully supported to achieve this.Main duties of the job
This is also a unique role incorporating some of the uro-oncology service and benign service, providing a link between the benign and to help shape the future of the Urology Department.
The post-holder will work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the assessment, primary and/or secondary diagnosis, management, and evaluation of treatment/ and/or care for a caseload of patients. The post holder will have responsibility for providing specialist advice and management for individuals with bladder dysfunction, based on an advanced knowledge. This will be by direct patient care, providing advice and education to patients as well as advice for carers and healthcare personnel. He/ She will take responsibility for the planning, implementation and evaluation of this service.
The post holder will influence the positive experience of patients and carers living with urological disease by working with the multi disciplinary team across the Trust and acting as the patients key worker.
The post holder will promote safe, competent and evidence- based practice, in line with national objectives and within the clinical governance framework.About us
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together. We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse
- Degree Qualification, preferably in urology
- Nurse Education qualification
- Evidence of work towards Masters qualification
- Experience at Band 6. Urology experience
- Clinical skills & sound knowledge in urology
- Experience in counselling techniques
- Knowledge of Cancer patient pathways
- Knowledge of patient Experience and ideas of how Barts Health can improve position
- Clear understanding of clinical governance
- Advanced Communication Skills
- Ability to work alone and under pressure
- Ability to manage complex situations both clinically and in terms of administration
- Presentation Skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent communications skills
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
Whipps Cross Hospital
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