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Gynaecology Diagnostic Cancer ANP

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inc HCAS
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a very exciting opportunity for motivated and experienced Cancer Nurse Specialist to join our Gynaecology Diagnostics Cancer Team as an Advanced Practitioner. We are looking for forward thinking, positive practitioners who can help us to grow, excel and achieve our cancer diagnosis FDS targets. The successful candidate will be an RCOG registered hysteroscopist and a CASE accredited sonography with speciality in Gynaecology and physical examination, including speculum examination. They will take responsibility for running independent clinics for women referred with suspected gynaecological cancer and for triaging new referrals to ensure 'right patient right clinic' so to reduce patient wait times and streamline patients journey.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be the Trust lead nurse practitioner with decision-making autonomy, responsibility, and accountability for providing nurse-led gynaecology oncology cancer services, in addition to contributing to the leadership, education, development and supervision within the Department of gynaecology, and for clinical teams across the Trust. The post holder will develop nurse led services for gynaecology cancer within the Trust, and in partnership with cancer centre and primary care colleagues.

The post holder will promote the philosophy of high quality, women-centred care whilst acting as a role model for expert nursing practice across the speciality and Trust. Providing clinical nursing advice, education and leadership within the speciality, the post holder will act as a source of expertise, advice and knowledge for patients, carers and healthcare professionals. They will work within the multidisciplinary team in the provision of optimal care throughout all aspects of the patient's care pathway and in all clinical settings.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered with NMC
  • CASE Accredited Sonographer
  • Advanced Practice/Physical Assessment qualification


Desirable

  • Experience in facilitating reflection and clinical supervision
  • Ability to adapt to change within working situation
  • Cervical Screening Sample taker


Experience

Essential

  • Highly developed clinical skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Evidence of audit
  • Mentorship


Desirable

  • Extended skills e.g. counselling
  • Complaints Management


Knowledge

Essential

  • Highly developed clinical skills
  • CASE Accredited Sonographer
  • Knowledge of developing clinical pathways


Desirable

  • Clinical Governance and Risk Management


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Croydon Hospital

530 London Road

Croydon

CR7 7YE

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199-6337668-NA-RB

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