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Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Harlow
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Plus 5% HCAS (Pro rata)
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
The dermatology nurse specialist will function as part of the dermatology nursing team within the dermatology department under the supervision of a dermatology clinical nurse specialist. The post holder will be responsible for the assessment and delivery of care needs within the nurse-led services. The post holder will be required to teach, support and develop patients and junior staff as well as assist with the efficient running of the service. To ensure continuity of care, the post holder will follow-up patients in the outpatients' clinics and where appropriate, refer into the community.

To undertake skilled and specialist support work with patients following guidelines which have been agreed and set by the British Association of Dermatology/ Royal College of Nursing in conjunction with the service management team.

To be responsible for own caseload (treatment/liaison/reports/MDT) progressing and amending treatment programs within agreed parameters as necessary. This may involve making clinical judgments.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the assessment and delivery of care needs.
  • To make clinical decisions for a defined patient group
  • Be an independent prescriber for a defined patient group or undertake medicines management including use of a patient group directive and clinical Management Plans.
  • Required to teach, support and develop patients/parents/carers
  • Supervise and support junior nurses and Health Care Assistants.
  • Carry out other duties commensurate with the grade
  • To assume responsibility for their workload ensuring that they adhere to the Trusts policies and procedures
  • To work as part of a Multi-disciplinary team


About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

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Essential

  • NMC Registration
  • 5 years post registration expirenece
  • ENB998 or equivalent teaching qualification
  • Study to Degree Level
  • Evidence of continued personal, professional development
  • Non-Medical prescribing/willing to work towards
  • Experience in dermatology at Band 6 in acute hospital setting
  • Working across professional boundaries
  • Demonstrable achievement in improving patient care, being forward thinking and innovative


Desirable

  • Master's Degree (or working towards)
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Research and audit experience


Essential

Essential

  • NMC Registered
  • 5 years post registration experience
  • Study to Degree Level
  • Non-Medical prescribing/willing to work towards
  • Evidence of continued personal, professional development
  • Experience in dermatology at Band 6 in acute hospital setting
  • Demonstrable achievement in improving patient care, being forward thinking and innovative
  • Working across professional boundaries


Desirable

  • Master's Degree (or working towards)
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Research and audit experience


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Princess Alexandra NHS Trust- Herts & Essex - St Margaret Hospital Epping

Hamstel road

Harlow

CM201QX

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