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Prostate Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

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

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic prostate cancer CNS team. The team supports patients across Hampshire Hospital Sites including Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover.

The band 6/7 clinical nurse specialist post dependant on experience will be required:

o To work as an autonomous practitioner in delivering specialist clinical care for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.o To work with the prostate cancer CNS team in co-ordinating the diagnostic pathway for individuals referred with suspected prostate cancer, utilising clinical skills to achieve high quality care, in line with national and local standards.o Providing evidence-based care for a caseload of patients alongside the lead prostate cancer consultant. To run nurse led active surveillance/ post prostate cancer treatment clinics. Assessing individuals remotely or face to face utilising various methods of communication.o To act as a key link between the multidisciplinary team and the patient, ensuring communication across professional boundarieso To support with the cancer support worker's clinic activity including workshops and assessment, of those patients enrolled on the prostate cancer personalised stratified follow up pathway.

Main duties of the job

  • High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of the patients experience of care when referred via the suspected prostate cancer pathway
  • Assess, plan and implement necessary diagnostic investigations following receipt of primary care referrals.
  • Exercise clinical judgement relating to individuals complex care needs, including those where factors may be conflicting, requiring high level analysis and interpretation skills, comparing a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning.
  • Specialised clinical practice, knowledge, skills and experience.
  • To promote an innovative and progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care, through reviewing the evidence base and embedding this through clinical audit and research engagement
  • 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


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 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

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 more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Evidence of management skills within current banding


Interest in field of prostate cancer

Essential

  • Interest in field of prostate cancer


Desirable

  • Evidence of reading around specialism


Qualified Nurse

Essential

  • Achieved entry to NMC register and studied at degree level or equivalent qualification


Managing own workload

Essential

  • Evidence of managing own workload


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hampshire Hospitals

Aldermaston Road Basingstoke

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

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