Breast clinical nurse specialist

41664.00 - 49830.00 GBP Annual + GBP41664 - GBP49830/annum benefits
18 May 2017
14 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist

GBP41,664 - GBP49,830 per annum

Pulse is assisting a large independent London hospital to recruit a Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).

The Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist/Specialist Nurse (CNS/SN) will provide clinical expertise to the departmental team.

We are looking for a nurse within experience caring for breast patients and who has a qualification or further training within this specialty of nursing.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Supports patients who undergo treatment either as an inpatient, day case or outpatient. The patients may be having staging investigations, surgery, chemotherapy/hormonal therapy or radiotherapy and may have malignant or benign breast disease
* Supports Consultants and clinical staff in Outpatient clinics, Chemotherapy Day Unit and inpatient areas
* Responsible for the fitting of prosthesis and referral of patients to appropriate departments associated with their disease
* To liaise in a professional manner with internal and external customers.
* To appreciate and be sensitive to patients' physical, psychological, spiritual and cultural requirements
* To understand the Clinical Governance process in order to minimise risks to patients and staff
* To participate in an annual service plan for the service, linked to a relevant department, that is clearly linked to the hospital business plan
* Act in a supportive role to all clinical staff, offering advice, support and resources to assist them in their clinical practice

The breast CNS will receive a great salary between GBP41,664 - GBP49,830 per annum depending on experience.

Apart from being a great place to work this hospital offers the following incentives - pensions, life insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Dental Insurance, up to 30 days holidays, Health Assessments, Private medical cover, Excellent Accommodation and cycle to work Scheme