London – The Wellington Hospital
Neuro Oncology/ Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist
Location: The Wellington Hospital, St Johns wood, London
Hours: 37.5hrs pw- (Mon-Fri)
Salary: competitive dependent on skills & experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
Due to opening of new services The Wellington Hospital is recruiting for a Neuro Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist!
If you are looking for the next step in your career, then this could be for you
You will be required to work autonomously as the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Neuro Oncology across the Wellington Hospital.
The role includes managing a caseload of patients diagnosed with and having treatment for these specialities. The role will include collaboration and liaison with Consultant medical staff, ward/departmental staff, and other CNSs within HCA, to provide seamless evidence based holistic pathway of care for all patients referred into the service.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Work within The Wellington Hospital & other facility clinical nurse specialists to provide expert clinical advice to the healthcare team taking into account all aspects of Clinical Governance.
Promote and develop the use of evidence based practice to improve the outcomes of patient care by enabling people to access, identify, appraise and interpret information to meet their needs
Provide specialist advice, guidance and support at an advanced level of knowledge to patients, carers and healthcare professionals.
Be an educational resource and participate in the continuing education of the multi-professional health care team in all aspects of their specific specialities.
Participate in and initiate clinical audit undertaken in relation to specific needs and the ongoing service development.
Expand and develop existing and new networks to ensure the dissemination of best practice across The Wellington Hospital & HCA, and nationally for patients with oncology needs
NMC registered Nurse
Extensive experience in caring for Neuro patients and in particular neuro oncology.
The role requires experience in both Medical Oncology and Clinical oncology.
Knowledge of surgical and radiological interventions for Neuro is also an advantage.
Experience with Neuro Spinal will be considered
Post Registration Qualification relevant to the role.
Experience of working within the Clinical Nurse Specialist role or similar senior level
Master’s degree or working towards-Desirable
Knowledge of relevant national cancer policies and procedures
Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.