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Dermatology Surgical Nurse

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
We are we looking for Enthusiastic and passionate Nurse who is eager to develop your own knowledge and skills

You will be part of thriving speciality based in a busy outpatient service with dedicated suite of clinic rooms and minor operations and treatment rooms.

Main duties of the job

Performing minor dermatology operations, punch biopsies and excisions and ensuring that histologies are followed up.

You will be part of the MDT, with medical, nursing and HCA support.

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

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

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree BSc (Hons) or equivalent experience
  • NMC registration
  • Dermatology experience
  • Basic surgical skills course
  • evidence of maintaining the skills and knowledge required of a specialist nurse


Desirable

  • Mentorship
  • Evidence of continued recent academic and clinical development


Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Post registration experience
  • Proven commitment to Dermatology nursing by evidence of professional and personal development
  • Utilises current evidence and best practice in all areas of practice
  • Experience of working in a multi professional environment
  • Can provide evidence of experience in surgical nursing


Skills and Ability

Essential

  • Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Team working skills
  • Critically analyse challenges and be pro-active in developing potential solutions
  • Ability to educate and support the professional development of other staff members.
  • Manage risk
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexible and willing approach to the needs of the Dermatology service
  • Computer skills


Desirable

  • Utilises a high degree of empathy, providing psychological support to patients


Other Specific Criteria

Essential

  • Professionally presented and calm approach
  • Patient and quality focused
  • Prepared to work across sites
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • Ability to manage conflicting and constantly changing priorities
  • Keen to learn and take on opportunities for personal and departmental development
  • Should be willing to work flexible hours on occasions


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Winchester/ Andover

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-MED5029DERM-A

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