We are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Registered Nurse to join our well-established Urology Nurse Specialist team. This fixed term post enables us to expand our Clinical Nursing Team to develop and improve care for urological patients. We require a full-time (37.5 hour’s p/w Monday - Friday) Clinical Nurse Specialist to work as part of our multidisciplinary team.
The post holder will work, as part of the multidisciplinary team providing diagnosis, treatment and management of various urological conditions - catheter care, continence care, lithotripsy along with renal and benign cancer care. Considerable post registration experience is required, including experience in the area of urology.
We welcome applications from trained nurses with excellent communication and organisational skills, who offer a proactive approach to improving the urology patient’s experience. Using your clinical knowledge and skills you will provide advice and support to Urology patients across our two hospital sites, remotely and at community hospitals within the county.
Main duties of the job
- Contribute to an evidence-based specialist nursing service, which is responsive to users needs, to a cohort of patients referred to the specialist service/MDT. Care will reflect current local protocols and national guidelines and will be delivered through face-to-face consultation or via telephone communication on a day-to-day basis.
- Work clinically for 80% of the role demonstrating specialist skills in the holistic assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for the cohort of patients within the specialist service. This will necessitate a degree of autonomy and advocacy, to ensure the delivery of appropriate care.
- Contribute to the management of a cohort of patients and prioritise workload to meet patient and service need.
Working for our organisation
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ability and enthusiasm to develop within a large specialist nursing team. Show emerging talent for change management, an understanding of effective leadership incorporating the Trust values.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.