Vacancy: Bank – Breast Care Nurse
Job Reference: 1650
Location: Maidstone and Sevenoaks
Closing Date: Friday 18th September 2020
KIMS Hospital reserves the right to remove job adverts before the closing date.
Interview Date(s): TBC
The successful candidate will actively participate in the efficient and effective running of the breast clinic acting as an advocate and key worker for patients ensuring their holistic needs are met. Working to provide clinical expertise, support and knowledge to all patients and carers who attend the KIMS Hospital breast service. The Breast Care Nurse will fully support patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
Role Responsibilities include:
- To be in attendance at the breast clinics to support and assess the patients and their needs.
- Support the patients’ pathway through all aspects of care relating to those within the breast service.
- Ensure patients understand their treatment options enabling them to give informed consent.
- Provide psychological assessment, information and advice to those patients within the breast service who are symptomatic and diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
- Participate in the development of the breast service to enhance the patient experience.
- Promote and support learning by sharing knowledge when required with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- Person Specification:
•Essential – Be a qualified RN
•Essential – Experience in breast care
•Evidence of post registration professional development in specialist field e.g. breast care module, counselling course, +/- cosmetic experience
•Have excellent communication and organisational skills
•Experience of developing new services / new ways of working
•Be professional, approachable and caring
If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
Previous applicants need not apply.
If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Hannah would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 237794 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Information about the DBS checks can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Posted 22nd September 2020
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