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Dermatology Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

To work autonomously with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) in the provision of excellent care to improve the quality of life for people with dermatological problems.

To provide clinical nursing expertise to patients with dermatology conditions and deliver high quality patient care, acting as a role model for nursing practices across the speciality and Trust.

To act as a source of expertise, advice and knowledge for patients, carers, and other healthcare professionals.

To actively contribute to the delivery of seamless, multi-disciplinary care to patients requiring assessment, treatment, and intervention.

To work autonomously within the multi-disciplinary team in the provision of optimal care throughout all aspects of the patients care pathway.

To provide nurse led Dermatology clinics including acne and psoriasis monitoring and adherence, pre-operative assessment, wound management.

To provide nurse led minor interventions including skin biopsies, scrapings.

To work within a multi-disciplinary team in the development and delivery of the highest level of clinical practice. To provide education, management, leadership, and advice in all aspects of patient care.

Main duties of the job

  • Manage a clinical caseload of patients under the supervision of the Consultant and co-ordinate the interventions of the MDT team and other clinical services.
  • Utilise clinical skills and knowledge to recommend changes to treatment regimens, acting as the patient's advocate if appropriate.
  • Identify, assess, and meet the educational needs to patients with skin conditions and their families.
  • Promote the adherence of patients to their treatment by providing thorough assessment, education, and patient engagement.
  • Exercise professional judgement by applying skills and knowledge to the safe custody and administration of drugs, practicing as a competent, fully registered, non-medical prescriber.
  • Undertake clinical examination and interventions associated with the delivery of specialist nurse-led care (e.g., complex dressings, minor procedures within the Dermatology Department, cosmetic camouflage).


About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers a comprehensive package to support staff health and wellbeing.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • First level degree in related subject (or actively working toward)
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998.


Desirable

  • Non- Medical Prescriber or willingness to undertake.
  • Skin lesion recognition course or willingness to undertake


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive post registration experience at Band 5 or above
  • Evidence of mentoring/teaching
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Evidence of the ability to work across boundaries and across professional groups
  • Ability to lead and influence change


Desirable

  • Dermatology experience
  • Competence in minor procedures e.g. punch biopsies
  • Experience in providing nurse led clinics


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of teaching / mentoring
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Analytical and judgement skills to support complex case management
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Glossop Road

Sheffield

S10 2JF

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190-7387-DIR

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