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Dermatology Specialist Nurse

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Cottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the busy Dermatology department at Castle Hill Hospital the post holder will undertake a range of duties to ensure the effective delivery of care.

This will include undertaking the assessment and management of dermatology patients experiencing chronic skin conditions, specialist procedures and providing specialist advice and ongoing support to the patient group.

The post holder is responsible for monitoring treatments for patients against agreed protocols and guidelines for dermatology conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and other inflammatory conditions.

The busy Dermatology department provide multiple different treatment options to patients ( adult and paediatric) with chronic skin conditions, such as minor surgery, day case treatments, patch testing and ultra violet light treatment. The team consists of Dermatology consultants, junior doctors on rotation and specialist GP trainees. We are supported by an admin team consisting of secretary's and medical record staff. We are currently looking at ways to work more collaboratively with our neighbours in North Lincolnshire and Goole.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the busy Dermatology department at Castle Hill Hospital, the post holder will undertake a range of duties to ensure the effective delivery of care. This will include undertaking theassessment and management of Dermatology patients experiencing chronic skin conditions, specialist procedures and providing specialist advice and ongoing support to the patient group. The post holder is responsible for monitoring treatments for patients against agreed protocols and guidelinesfor dermatology conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and other inflammatory conditions.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Communication & relationship Skills

Essential

  • through communicating difficult and complex information using a variety of methods, to ensure effective understanding. This will include overcoming language barriers and ensuring that patients have an adequate understanding in order to consent for treatments / surgery.
  • Consults and liaises with clinicians in order to determine the patient's suitability for nurse led clinics


Desirable

  • Responsible for supporting and counselling patients, breaking bad news and explaining treatment options in a method that is understandable to patients.


Knowledge training & Experience

Essential

  • Uses highly developed knowledge and expertise to assess, plan and implement care interventions for patients.
  • Uses expertise to recommend adjustment/amendments to treatment plans, in consultation with patients to members of the multi professional team.


Desirable

  • Maintains up to date knowledge in Dermatology, using information to affect change in practice, ensuring the effective dissemination of new knowledge to colleagues, patients, their families and students.


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Castle Hill

Castle Road

Cottingham

HU16 5JQ

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356-24-6119336

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