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Skin Cancer Screening/Mole Clinic Nurse

London

Job title: Skin Cancer Screening/Mole Clinic Nurse

You will work as part of a highly skilled team of clinicians to deliver a high standard of skin cancer screening, advice and care to patients. The role involves screening patients for skin cancer, with the option of supporting consultants with minor ops.

Our mole cancer screening nurse will provide the first point of entry into our Dermatology Pathway.

We are looking for a competent and confident nurse who has the ability to identify normal lesions vs those that may be suspicious in patients who request a general mole check-up.

We have a dedicated teledermatology service and an in-house dermatologist to support the diagnosis and removal of suspicious lesions identified during the mole screening process.

Previous dermatology experience is essential alongside experience in skin cancer screening and treatment.

Those with experience in mole screening, running nurse led clinics or those with a special interest in dermoscopy are particularly welcomed to apply for the role.

This role would offer the successful candidate the opportunity to help build and develop a unique private mole cancer screening pathway.

The ability to perform other general nursing procedures as carried out in primary care such as cervical screening, ear syringing and phlebotomy would be desirable, but are not essential.

Standard Hours are 16+ hours per week, with shifts of either 8am to 4.30pm or 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Applications will also be considered for candidates who can work at least 2 days per week

Our main clinics is in Central London at Soho Square.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To take a comprehensive skin history and perform a full skin assessment on each patient including dermoscopy where necessary.
  • Educate each patient on how to protect their skin and care for skin diseases and conditions at home.
  • Ensure provision of high standards of care for patients.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant NICE Guidelines, BDNG Competencies and NMC Code.
  • Enhance quality of care by assisting with the management of change in nursing practice based on evidence/research.
  • Plan and organise own workload in order to meet patient’s needs.
  • Ensure compliance with Clinic Policies & Procedures at all times.
  • Practice multidisciplinary team care and contribute actively towards its successful management.
  • Work in accordance with the Clinic Plan to assist in meeting the Clinic Objectives.
  • Act as patient advocate at all times.

 

Who we’re looking for

As a Registered Nurse with a valid NMC PIN Number, you will be a caring and compassionate professional with at least 3 years post qualifying experience. You will be a first class communicator, enthusiastic, ambitious and eager to learn new skills and with an excellent eye for detail.

Applications must be sent to hr@londondoctorsclinic.co.uk

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: competitive based on experience

About the Doctors Clinic Group

Doctors Clinic Group is a rapidly expanding group of private GP clinics and Occupational Health services, based in central London, Chislehurst, Manchester, and Birmingham. We are always looking for people to join us, and we have a particular need for a Dermatology nurse to cover our Oxford street clinic with flexibility as needed to support our network of clinics.

We offer the most affordable private healthcare in London, with most consultations being 15 minutes from £65. Our online booking system where patients can book a long time in advance or at the very last minute offers the convenience that walk-in clinics can’t rival, a guaranteed appointment when patients need to find a GP.

Job Type: Permanent

Benefits:

  • Regular social and CPD events, and an interest in business development encouraged
  • 4 weeks of annual leave pro rata + bank holidays

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: Our workplace is COVID secure and PPE is provided

Experience:

  • Nursing: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • NMC (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

 

Applications must be sent to hr@londondoctorsclinic.co.uk

Band 7 – Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust – Ipswich Site

Closing Date: 3 June 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual passionate about Dermatology to join our friendly, dynamic team.  The role involves clinically managing patient pathways in collaboration with members of the multi-disciplinary team. The ideal candidate will manage their own nurse led clinics, chronic inflammatory disease which will include those patients on systemic and biological therapies.

As a registered nurse with Dermatology experience, evidenced competence, with Non-medical nurse prescribing qualification, the successful applicant will have the ability to work autonomously. This speciality has many interesting facets and we understand that an experienced Dermatology Nurse will have developed a diverse knowledge base in order to support mentoring, teaching and assessing junior members of staff within phototherapy, patch testing and photodynamic therapy. The candidate may also have surgery competence which will offer a further area of support to our already busy department. Evidence of high performance through clinical audit is expected.

We are a supportive and motivated service who will help you to maximise every potential in yourself

Working hours will be full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday (Occasional evening and weekend work may be considered)

For more information please contact Rachel Alexander Lead Nurse –Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Department.

01473 704717

Rachel.alexander@esneft.nhs.uk

Band 7 Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Worthing/Shoreham-by-Sea/Chichester

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual passionate about dermatology to join our friendly, dynamic team.  The role involves clinically managing patient pathways in collaboration with members of the multi-disciplinary team and involves overseeing the phototherapy service, managing their own nurse led clinics which includes systemic drug monitoring, patch testing, leg ulcers and minor surgery. The role also includes mentoring, teaching and assessing junior members of staff. Dermatology experience as a registered nurses is essential. The successful applicant will have the ability to work autonomously under pressure in a busy specialty.

Hours 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday

For more information please contact Carolyn Saunders Clinical Lead Nurse in Dermatology carolyn.saunders2@nhs.net

Dermatology Nurse

Reading

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly enthusiastic registered nurse to join our brand new state of the art dermatology clinic in Reading. Derma Reading is a specialist dermatology clinic that provides a full range of high quality private dermatology services. 

Dermatology experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. 

The candidate must have worked in a clinical setting. 

Derma Reading offers an attractive compensation package and benefits including, private healthcare, free onsite parking, flexible working hours and working alongside a small and highly experienced team. 

www.dermareading.co.uk

More information available from Marie Hobden, Practice Manager Marie.Hobden@derma.co.uk

Dermatology Nurse Band 6/7

Staffordshire area

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the dermatology team for a Specialist Dermatology Nurse to work within established Community Dermatology clinics, which currently run Monday-Sunday. You will be a registered nurse with significant post registration experience and excellent organisational and communication skills. You will hold a degree in Nursing and have knowledge of Dermatology and experience of delivering Dermatology treatments is essential. You must be willing to undertake any necessary training. You will have the ability to work independently and as part of the Dermatology team. You will report to the Clinical Governance Manager and work with them to audit and develop the nurse-led follow-up services.
The Dermatology Specialist Nurse will be able to provide high standards of care in various Nurse-led follow-up clinics including some or all of the following:
o Phototherapy (narrowband UVB)
o Cryotherapy
o Nurse Led Follow ups
o Acne Clinics
o Patch Testing
o Nurse led Minor surgery clinics
o Assisting in minor surgery

To support patient pathways in dermatology and participate fully in the treatment and monitoring of the patients.

To support where and when necessary with audit, triage of results and triage of referrals.
To support and advise patients on the promotion of health and prevention of illness, teaching patients and their relatives where appropriate.

To support the community dermatology clinics and provide education and resources for patients and families.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate self- initiative as well as have the ability to manage their own caseload for the Nurse follow-up clinics.

Additional Information:

Hours: 40 hours per week (5 days over 7 days)
Days: Monday to Sundays covering 5 days over 7 days per week
Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Bank Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse

South, East and South East England

Bank Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse – Weekend & Weekday

18 Week Support are currently seeking Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurses to join our insource team across the South, East and South East England regions.

One of our largest service provisions, Dermatology continues to grow significantly across several locations, we hope to appoint Band 5/6 Dermatology nurses to join our team on a Bank basis. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone considering weekend or weekday Bank shifts with our speciality, as we move towards providing our services 7-days per week.

The role offers the opportunity to work in new departments, experience new systems and work with a fantastic team of Dermatology and Surgical Professionals that are well-versed with providing dermatology care within the 18 Week Support insourcing service.

You will be working with and assisting Dermatologist and Surgeons with a range of specialized procedures such as, General dermatology and skin cancer surgery, as well as assisting in outpatient clinics. You will support the patient throughout their visit ensuring safe and effective care from start to finish.

18 Week Support is an RTT support provider which supports NHS Trusts with meeting their RTT pathways and 18-week waiting time targets. Like the NHS we work with, patient care is at the centre of everything we do, and our clinical teams are dedicated to ensuring excellent patient experience.

We are an ethical and transparent organisation that is committed to the NHS and the delivery of high-quality care, and to helping NHS Trusts reduce RTT waiting times.

Post Summary
● Band 5/6 Dermatology Nurse
● Based/working in NHS Trusts in several locations
● Assisting in dermatology surgery and outpatients clinics
● Supported by a dermatology lead nurse
● Responsible to the 18 Week Support Chief Nurse and Head of Nursing
● Weekday and Weekend shifts available

Benefits include;
● Excellent day rates (PAYE)
● Travel & accommodation costs covered
● Training and orientation by experienced 18 Week Support Nurse in Charge

Applicant Requirements
● Registered Nurse
● Eligible to work in the UK
● Minimum of 1 year experience at Band 5 level or above within an NHS Dermatology Unit
● Comprehensive knowledge of outpatient processes and procedures
● Proficient in using Dermatological surgery equipment.
● Essential I.T. (EIT) skills or equivalent

 

Skin Cancer Specialist Nurses

London, Essex, Bristol, Northampton, Portsmouth / Southampton, Glasgow

Check4Cancer offer cancer screening for bowel, breast, cervical, lung, prostate and skin cancer.  We also provide diagnostic pathways for skin, breast and prostate cancers and our head office is based in Cambridge.

The company’s team of cancer specialists has extensive clinical expertise, enabling Check4Cancer to become a trusted provider of evidence based, audited pathways to private individuals, leading UK insurance providers and the corporate sector. We ensure the highest standards are delivered to our clients at all times.

Due to the continued expansion in our skin services, we are now recruiting specialist skin cancer nurses to run our skin diagnosis and skin check clinics. Skin cancer specialist nurses work autonomously within the clinic setting, assessing clients using dermoscopy and taking high quality digital and dermoscopic images of any suspicious lesions.  Our nurses are provided adequate time to spend with clients during an appointment to also provide education and awareness relevant to their skin health.

This is a unique and exciting role and enables you to work within a truly nurse led service.  You will be supported by a team of skin nurses, along with Consultants in skin cancer and plastic surgery and will report to the Clinical Services Director to ensure you are given the support that you require.  A comprehensive training package is in place so that you are fully trained before undertaking clinics.

Salary – Competitive (Equivalent to a Band 7/8) depending upon experience.

We currently have roles for full-time and part-time contracts in the following areas:-

London

Essex

Bristol

Northampton

Portsmouth / Southampton

Glasgow

Ideally, you will be a car driver or have good transport links in order to travel to clinics.

If you are interested in finding out more information please contact Louise Mills, Clinical Services Director by email louise@check4cancer.com