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Staff Nurse - Dermatology Skin Cancer Services

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a inc. HCA
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated experienced nurse with excellent communication skills to join the St John's Institute of Dermatology Team.

Our Dermatology skin cancer unit comprises of the Photopheresis, melanoma, lymphoma and general clinics and you will be expected to rotate between these units.Our Photopheresis department is a nurse led service. Photopheresis or ECP (Extracorporeal Photopheresis) is a form of apheresis and photodynamic therapy in which blood is treated with a photosensitizing agent treated with uvadex solution, exposed to ultraviolet light (UVA), and returned to the patient.

We perform biopsies for a number of dermatological conditions as well as provide nurse led services for skin cancer. You will have the opportunity to assist in surgery in an outpatient setting as well as practice complex wound care and become an expert on skin cancer prevention.All the necessary training will be provided.

You should be a Registered Nurse with 2 years post registration experience in an acute setting.

Closing Date: 29th April 2024

Interview Date: 3nd May 2024

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant must demonstrate commitment, ability to prioritize your work and be flexible in your approach is essential to this role.

You should be able to work well within the multi-disciplinary teams, providing integrated care within our services and improving patient care, experiences and outcomes that emphasises team working and the delivery of highly coordinated and patient-centred care.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You must be able to show your commitment and be willing to adapt to this challenging role and support change as we transform and expand our service.

Please see attached Job Description for full details

Person Specification

Value and Behaviour

Essential

  • Value and Behaviour


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in the relevant area
  • Experience of administering intravenous drug therapy
  • Completion of preceptorship


Desirable

  • Previous experience in other nursing fields


Skills

Essential

  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to assess, plan, implement & evaluate programmes of care


Desirable

  • IT skills Awareness of the structure and organisation of the NHS


Qualification

Essential

  • RN1/ RN2/ RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Desirable

  • Relevant qualifications required or course to area


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Guys Cancer Center

counting house

London

SE1 9RT

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