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West Midlands, West Midlands

Locum Dermatology Specialist Nurse – Private Client – West Midlands

Speciality:
Community Nurse
Grade:
Band 6
Start date:
ASAP
Ref:
18132

One of our private clients based in the West Midlands are looking for a Specialist Nurse with interest in Dermatology.

The community-based Dermatology service at a private client based in West Midlands are looking for a locum Dermatology nurse with Phototherapy experience to join them on a full-time or part-time basis to start as soon as possible.

Our client is one of the UK’s largest providers of community based Dermatology services that manages a wide range of dermatological conditions that would otherwise be referred to secondary care.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Provision of clinical care and clinical administration for the management of a dermatology caseload
  • Develop and sustain relationships with patients, carers and all members of the interdisciplinary team across care settings and traditional boundaries in order to maintain effective communication and exchange of information.
  • Clinical encounters will involve
    • Using history taking skills to establish the problem, plan of action and review of the action taken
    • Appropriate liaison with other team members/supervising clinician to resolve issues
    • Following drug protocols
    • Repeat prescribing
    • Making onward referrals to other providers
    • Scheduling follow up appointments within the service
    • Responsibility for action taken and advice given
    • Ensuring the required documentation is completed
    • Support service audit and service improvement
  • Undertake independent clinics alongside a supervising senior clinician; ensuring excellent standards of nursing care to patients through the planning, co-ordinating, delivery and evaluation of clinics.
  • Phototherapy experience is essential
  • Appropriately request, interpret and inform patients regarding investigation results such as blood, urine and microbiology tests and act appropriately when anomalies are discovered. This includes potentially life-threatening abnormalities where immediate action should be taken
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of email communication, processing of word documentation, power point presentation, excel data base.
  • Organise, prioritise and evaluate workload based on accepted referral criteria
  • Use discretion to make decisions regarding patient care within clinical/professional guidelines and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Actively participate in all aspects of the clinical governance process.
  • Take a supportive role in promoting infection control, environmental safety and risk management in order to and minimise risk to patients, self and other staff at all times.
  • Undertake regular audits using research methodology in order to implement changes in practice and thereby improve patient care.
  • Participate in reviewing of policies and protocols in relation to the service, including where appropriate, those which may impact on other professional groups.
  • DMARD’s experience is desirable
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