The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.
The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Macmillan Specialist Nurse Practitioner - Skin Cancer
Banding: Band 6
Full Time 375hrs/week
Do you deliver compassionate excellence? Are you enthusiastic about learning and development? Do you want a new challenge? If yes then read on….
Due to a promotion within the service we are now looking for a specialist nurse practitioner to join our Skin Cancer specialist nursing service at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. You would be working alongside our Advanced Nurse Practitioner to provide a service to patients across the pathway from diagnosis through to discharge.
You will be expected to promote a high quality service that provides specialist care, information, support and management to patients, their families and carers, promoting self-care and health and wellbeing. Our nursing teams are central to the delivery of excellent care to cancer patients attending the Oxford University Hospitals. Our teams deliver a holistic approach to patient care using the latest technologies to support individualised assessments and care planning. The service aims to provide focused and co-ordinated specialist knowledge and skills to enable patients to have access to a comprehensive package of care and intervention to enable them to live as well as possible, supporting patients in clinical decision making, providing individualised information and co-ordinating complex care pathways to empower patients through this part of their pathway. The Oxford University Hospital is a leading centre in the treatment of melanoma and you will work closely with other members of the specialist nursing team, the wider MDT and oncology and surgical services, providing a service across care boundaries in liaison with primary care. You will be part of a wider team of cancer specialist nurses and be supported in your on-going development.
You should have:
• Significant post-registration experience.
• Cancer nursing experience
• Advanced interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience of multidisciplinary collaborative practice
• Proven leadership and exceptional organisational ability
• IT and data analysis skills
Informal visits are strongly encouraged and advised
Closing date: Sunday 25th September 2016
Interview date: Tuesday 11th October 2016
For further details / informal visits contact:
Shelley Orton Deputy Lead Cancer Nurse on ( Phone number removed ) or Ma Hong, Macmillan Advanced Nurse Practitioner –Skin Cancer on ( Phone number removed )
No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.
Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.
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