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Bladder Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
Depending on experience Band 6/7 dependant on experience
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have an opportunity for a flexible, motivated enthusiastic individual to join our urology specialist nursing team.This is a part time substantive post 30 hrs per week and band 6/7 dependant on experience.

The post-holder will provide high quality specialist nursing care to patients with bladder cancer.
  • Co-ordinate and implement an overall strategy of evidence-based care for a caseload of patients, alongside the lead consultant for bladder cancer. For patients across trust hospital sites.
  • To 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.
  • Provide intravesical therapies for bladder cancer


Main duties of the job

  • High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of patient care, experience, and the bladder cancer patient's journey.
  • Assess, plan and implement complex care.
  • Lead specialist in clinical area.
  • Provides highly specialist advice and treatment planning support to clinical areas and to own caseload of patients.
  • Provides specialist education to other staff and students ensuring, developing and maintaining basic specialist knowledge and skills in the wider clinical teams to ensure continuity of high-quality care in the absence of the specialist teams.
  • Leads clinical audits in clinical area and may undertake research and development.
  • Involvement in the productivity and financial management of a clinical area
  • Leading by example.
  • Ensuring clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.
  • Effective leadership.

Analytical and Judgement skills:
  • Lead on the complex assessment of specialist patient conditions, where factors may be conflicting, requiring high level analysis and interpretation skills and the comparison of a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning
  • To develop clinically reasoned treatment, action and discharge plans and to undertake and evaluate treatment.
  • To develop the above skill set with the staff for whom you have a responsibility to train


About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs over 8,600 staff and has a turnover of over �450 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

We expect the post holder to uphold the trust's CARE values:

COMPASSION caring about our patients and our staff

ACCOUNTABLE and responsible, always improving

RESPECT for all colleagues, patients and their families

ENCOURAGING and challenging each other to always do our best

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent study


Practice

Essential

  • Previous urology experience


Desirable

  • Interest in Urology


Scope of Practice

Essential

  • Experience of dealing with non-routine and complex problems


Desirable

  • Able to plan and evaluate care


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basingstoke

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-SURG3453-URO

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