Macmillan Senior Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist
Main duties of the job
To provide professional specialist leadership and effective management of resources ensuring high standards of nursing care.
• To utilise specialist knowledge and skills within the multi-disciplinary management team caring for patients with breast disease, both benign and malignant.
• To provide a specialist nursing service offering compassionate, sensitive care where physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs are met.
• The post holder will act as a source of expertise and knowledge for patients, carers and health care professionals.
• The post holder will be aware of current clinical research protocols, investigations and procedures employed in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
• The post holder will initiate, lead and teach others in the implementation of innovative practice.
• Will participate in the development and implementation of clinical guidelines and standards for the breast unit.
• Undertake research and participate in clinical audits in own specialist area.
• Undertakes nurse led clinics and audit own practice.
• Ensuring clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.
• Lead the breast clinical nurse specialist team to provide specialist education to other staff and students.
• Involvement in the productivity and financial management of a clinical area.
Our commitment to you:
We are committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
Happy to Talk Flexible Working – all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.
- HHFT is committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first – as well as helping us to protect you and your colleagues. Therefore, we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted at least 5 working days before the scheduled interview date. Applications will be submitted directly into our preferred third party recruitment system (Trac). All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs via email – please ensure to check your junk/spam folders.
- All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post.
- In compliance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, all applicants must be able to communicate fluently in English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed as part of the selection process.
- This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
- Please kindly note: if you have applied for this role within our Trust in the last 3 months and have not been successful your new application may not be considered.