Dermatology CNS Band 6 - Stafford

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 6)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the dermatology team for a Specialist Dermatology nurse to work within established Community Dermatology clinics, which currently run Monday-Sunday. You will be a registered nurse with significant post registration experience and excellent organisational and communication skills. You will hold a degree in Nursing and have knowledge of Dermatology and experience of delivering Dermatology treatments is essential. You must be willing to undertake any necessary training. You will have the ability to work independently and also as part of the Dermatology team. Flexibility in working days is essential to ensure service levels are maintained. You will report to the Clinical Governance Manager and work with them to audit and develop the nurse-led follow-up services.

The Dermatology Specialist Nurse will be able to provide high standards of care in various Nurse-led follow-up clinics including:

o  Phototherapy (PUVA/ narrowband UVB),

o  Cryotherapy

o  Nurse Led Follow ups.

To support patient pathways in dermatology and participate fully in the treatment and monitoring of the patients.

To support and advise patients on the promotion of health and prevention of illness, teaching patients and their relatives where appropriate.

To support the community dermatology clinics and provide education and resources for patients and families.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate self- initiative as well as have the ability to manage their own caseload for the Nurse follow-up clinics.

Areas to be covered: Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Cannock

Reference: 40883272

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