Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Carshalton, Greater London, England
SM5 2PS
Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust £ 45.024 - 50.806 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 45.024 - 50.806 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Job Summary
The post holder will provide specialist care to both haemato-oncology patients and their families and those with non-malignant blood disorders.  The post holder will act as a resource for other professionals, by utilising expert knowledge, skills and experience.  He/she will also facilitate the safe delivery of chemotherapy and supportive therapies. As an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team, the post holder will play a key role in ensuring continuity of care throughout all care settings.  Another important aspect of the role will be to progress ongoing service developments to ensure the delivery of evidence-based best practice and assist in meeting both National and Trust targets / objectives.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Clinical
The Haemato-oncology CNS is responsible for supporting patients and their carers at any stage of their illness by providing:
 
  • Clinical leadership and expertise in the speciality of haemato-oncology and non-malignant blood disorders
  • Provision of nurse led clinics for both groups of patients. 
  • Working autonomously within the multi-disciplinary team by using advanced level of analytical and judgement skills of patients' physical and psychological response to treatment and takes appropriate action.
  • Ongoing assessment and interpretation of patients' individual needs and formulating / developing a plan of care, which is discussed with other members of the clinical team as necessary.
  • Advice and counselling for patients and their carers in the highly emotive situation of breaking bad news.
  • Acting as the patients' key worker to ensure continuity of care
  • Facilitation of the safe delivery of chemotherapy and supportive therapies to patients with haematological malignancies with strict adherence to Trust policies / protocols.
  • A co-ordinated specialist service through effective liaison with members of the multi-disciplinary team both within the trust and those in the community.
  • A resource - providing specialist advice on the control of physical and psychological symptoms, in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Information and support services for patients and families with haematological disorders, respecting diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Assistance with the transfer of information between professionals - including between hospital and community.
Education
The Haemato-oncology CNS will demonstrate leadership and act as a role model, providing specialist education and training to other staff, students, patients and carers by:
  • Promoting evidence-based practice
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of haematology policies, procedures and clinical protocols within the Trust.
  • Acting as an educational resource for all professional groups within the Trust and wider Cancer Network.
  • Identifying training needs and implementing appropriate education programmes for patients, carers and staff.  Where necessary, this should be in conjunction with the Trust's Education/Training Departments.
  • Actively using IT systems to an advanced level
  • Contributing to Cancer and Palliative Care education programmes in associated establishments.
  • Ensuring their own education and training needs are met thus contributing to professional and personal development and enhancing service provision.
Research and Development
The Haemato-oncology CNS contributes to the maintenance of effective Clinical Governance within the Trust by:
  • Leading or participating in audit activities that will inform and develop practice and/or service provision.
  • Undertaking or participating in research projects related to Haematological malignancies.
  • Collation of results and report writing using appropriate information technology.
Management
The Haemato-oncology CNS will contribute to the effective operation of the service by:
  • Participating as a core member of the MDT
  • Managing a caseload of patients with complex physical and psychosocial needs.
  • Ensuring that specialist equipment is available and in suitable condition for use.
  • Participating in cross-site working and liaising with other professionals and agencies to provide a seamless service.
  • Ensuring that referral criteria to and from the service and other healthcare professionals are clearly defined.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of accurate patient records and providing information to other services as appropriate.
  • Participating in the collection and retrieval of data to monitor and evaluate the service.
  • Participating in business planning and object

Ref: 4163223RB

Job Details

Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Carshalton, Greater London, Englandd Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Pay
£ 45.024 - 50.806 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Jun 2022

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