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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rheumatology

Job Description

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist - Rheumatology
Fixed Term/Secondment - 1 year

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Rheumatology department for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Rheumatology specialist nurse with knowledge and a genuine interest in the management of patients on DMARD & Biological therapies. You will be joining our experienced team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and will be responsible for your own case load and will facilitate those patients move towards Biosimilar drugs.

The post-holder will work in an advanced clinical role to establish and develop nursing practice within the specialty. This post will facilitate the provision of high quality specialist nursing care to patients and the post-holder will be responsible for providing information, education and support for Rheumatology patients and carers.

If you have experience in the same speciality and have specialist Rheumatology knowledge then please apply. We are willing to support further development within the role and the post holder will be supported by the multi-disciplinary team. This is a fixed term contract in the first instance but with ongoing cost improvement work it is envisaged that it is likely to be extended. The post holder will be based at The Royal Free Hospital but may be required to work at other sites on occasion.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Louise Parker - Lead Nurse
 ( Phone number removed ) 
Bleep 1438


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