Band 7- Upper GI/HPB Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist- Cancer Services

Band 7

Main area
Surgery
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
360-B-5175
Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Site
Watford Hospital
Town
Across Sites
Salary
£33,281-£43,469 pa inc HCA
Closing
25/10/2017 23:59

Band 7 Upper GI/HPB Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist. 37.5 hours per week (part time hours will be considered).

At West Hertfordshire Hospital we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated team player to join our Upper GI cancer Nursing Team. West Hertfordshire Hospital is a specialist center for major Upper GI resections and therefore it is essential to have experience in supporting patients and their families through this pathway, with extensive knowledge of surgery and oncology. Experience is also essential in coordination of care across specialist MDT’s at the Royal Free hospital, co coordinating the care of patients with HPB cancers.

You will have significant oncology and surgical experience in the care of patients with Upper GI/HPB cancers and have an understanding of all treatment modalities associated with these cancers and the complexities involved in caring for this group of patients. You will be working very closely with consultant surgeons, gastroenterologists and oncologists to provide the highest level of support for patients

You will have a clear understanding of the role of the clinical nurse specialist and will also be committed to the development of specialist nursing practice and demonstrate evidence of ongoing professional and academic development.

Informal visits are highly recommended.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Fiona Mitchell, Surgical oncology team leader 07393 232 523 fiona.mitchell@whht.nhs.uk or Michelle Sorley Macmillan Lead Nurse on 07788791584 or Michelle.Sorley@whht.nhs.uk

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Telephone
01923 217453
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