Clinical Nurse Specialist - Stoma Care/Colorectal

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Band 7 Urology/Stoma Care, Colorectal Nurse Specialist (Advanced bladder cancer)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced urology nurse who is looking for a chance to develop their skills. We are looking for someone who has a particular interest in managing patients with advanced bladder cancer, through their surgery and provision of expert rehabilitation and follow up care. Being an experienced nurse, the post holder will also be required to manage the team of colorectal stoma nurses and cross cover the service.

In line with the guidelines for clinical nurse specialist posts, the successful candidate with have obtained a practice relevant MSc or willing to undertake the required study to achieve this.

As the Regional Centre of Excellence for both complex Urology, Colo-rectal, and Pelvic Extentoration Surgery the Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) team work with 6 Colo-rectal Surgeons, 3 Urology and 2 Gynaecological Surgeons. Combined Surgery services here at Morriston hospital offers many exciting CNS and advanced nurse practitioner roles with development opportunities being actively encouraged.

The successful candidate will support patients and their families who are having treatments for cancer: bladder /colorectal /gynaecological and benign urology/colorectal problems. In 2018, 475 new patients had been referred to the team.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Cath Dixon Job title Lead Stoma Care Nurse Telephone number ext 23958 Additional contact information

For further information please contact Matron Louise Wade ext 34479 or Cath Dixon lead stoma care nurse on ext 23958

Reference: 40915886

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