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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

Band 7 – Dermatology Specialist Nurse

Hawthorn Clinic, Whalley Drive, Milton Keynes

Job Summary:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will be responsible for providing and leading a patient focused specialist nursing service, working collaboratively with GP’s and the hospital team. The post holder will project manage the service in order to ensure the provision of a co-ordinated and comprehensive dermatology service.  Clinical audit will also be included in the role, to systematically review clinical practice in the PwSI clinic in order to achieve and maintain optimum performance both professionally and to improve the quality of care for patients.

Values

Central and North West London NHS Trust expects all staff to act in a way which shows you understand our core values and are willing to put them into practice with service users, their friends family and carers and also other staff members.

As a staff member to show COMPASSION, contribute to a caring and kind environment and recognise that what you do and say helps can make the lives of others better

To RESPECT everyone and acknowledge and welcome people’s differences rather than ignore them or see them as problematic.

To EMPOWER others and continually try to provide information, resources and support to help others make their own decisions and meet their own needs.

To work in PARTNERSHIP and behave in a way that shows that you recognise that commissioners and users of our services are the people who generate and pay for our work.

Key Responsibilities:

Clinical Duties:

  • Act as a role model and clinical expert, within the team, Trust and externally.
  • Care for own caseload
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of individualised care for Adults and Children
  • Provide advice and support to nursing and other staff, developing their skills and knowledge in the management of dermatological conditions.
  • Run nurse-led clinics for patients with specified dermatological conditions
  • Provide telephone help/advice for patients
  • Collaboratively identify areas for nursing practice development
  • Provide nurse triage in relation to Dermatology referrals.

Professional Duties:

  • Lead on the delivery of care to patients with specified dermatological conditions throughout the Trust
  • Ensure current and future practice in relation to the management of specified dermatological conditions is evidence based
  • Maintain an effective communication system within the service and throughout the Trust
  • Continue to develop the networks in place for the dissemination of information
  • Use leadership skills to ensure that a high quality of care is provided to all patients.

Managerial:

  • To undertake, with support, the continued development of the dermatology service
  • To ensure that accurate information of working practices in maintained
  • Establish and maintain an effective communication system within the service and throughout the Community Services division.
  • To ensure that all equipment is maintained and serviced in line with CNWL equipment policy
  • To ensure that CNWL policies, procedures, guidelines and standards are followed
  • To be responsible for the ordering of all supplies for the dermatology service, ensuring that resources are kept within the identified budget.
  • To support and assist in the continued professional development of all members of the CNWL Diggory dermatology service team
  • To undertake annual staff appraisal for members of the team and monthly 1:1’s.
  • Maintain accurate personnel files for team members.

 Education & Training:

  • To lead on a mandatory rolling programme of education and training for staff within the Community Services division
  • To participate in teaching and in-service training for all relevant staff
  • To teach informally in the clinical environment
  • To provide training and support to patients and their families/carers
  • To set benchmarks for the best practice and to monitor and evaluate standards
  • Present at study days and conferences, regionally, nationally and internationally as required

Research & Audit

  • Continuously asses and monitor risk in own and other areas
  • Ensure nursing practice is research based
  • Maintain an awareness of clinical developments relevant to dermatology
  • Undertake ongoing audit and evaluation of the dermatology service and produce annual report with the support of the Clinical Effectiveness Team.

Communication:

The role of the Dermatology Clinical Specialist requires excellent communication skills with people at variety of levels both internal and external to the organisation.  There will be a need to communicate with:

  • Patients & carers, nursing staff and GP colleagues on a daily basis, either face to face, by telephone, by email or letter
  • Service managers on at least a weekly basis, either face to face, by telephone or email
  • External agencies, other departments, either face to face, by telephone, e-mail or letter.

Most communication will involve dealing with confidential or sensitive information.

Maintenance of accurate patient records.

In addition the post holder will, on occasion, need to write reports and therefore skills in this area are required.

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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