Clinical Nurse Specialist - Breast Care

Recruiter
Drs Direct Ltd
Location
London
Salary
39174.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is providing theopportunity for you to develop your leadership skills in a department that places emphasis on team-work. In return they are committed to help you achieve this by providing appraisals, mentorship and further training / development opportunities.

Job Description

As a Breast CNS you will work with the Breast Clinical Manager to provide specialist advice for the diagnosis, management, treatment and on-going care and support of patients under the care of our clients Symptomatic Breast Service as well as supporting patients seen by the Oncologist at the Leaders in Oncology.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support patients with breast cancer, providing them with information and psychological support, alongside acting as a specialist resource of current clinical information to address the specific needs of individual patients through direct / indirect interventions.
  • Work as an autonomous and unsupervised practitioner, managing a caseload of patients.
  • Implements practice that is evidence based and evaluates its effectiveness.
  • Advises staff knowledgeably and skilfully in the Breast Centre, wards, outpatients/other departments and community on the care of patients undergoing interventional diagnostic procedures, diagnosis and management of breast cancer.
  • Participates collaboratively and ethically in approved clinical research activity, clinical trials and promotes nursing research.

Skills and Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with NMC pin.
  • Oncology experience and knowledge.
  • Advanced Breast Care nursing qualification is advantageous.
  • Demonstrates advanced decision making skills in the clinical setting
  • Knowledge of audit and its effectiveness within health care.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work autonomously and plan, prioritise and organise own/others workload.

Benefits

  • Mentorship programme training
  • structured career development
  • funded courses
  • health and wellbeing support system
  • private pension
  • private medical care cover
  • guaranteed annual salary review and much more