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Parkside Private Hospital
Published
December 14, 2021
Location
53 Parkside, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5NX, Wimbledon, United Kingdom
Job Type
Department
High Dependency Unit
Hours
37.5 hours
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31/01/2022
Contact Name
HR
Telephone number
T: 020 8247 3445
Hospital
  • Parkside Private Hospital

Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Breast Cancer Nurse to join Parkside Private Hospital! You will ensure that the highest standard of personalised nursing care is delivered to patients and their families in partnership with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

Responsibilities:

1. In collaboration with the primary carers, assess the needs of breast cancer patients and their families/carers following referral from their consultant breast surgeon/ oncologist. Utilise this assessment to ascertain the level of input that the patient requires throughout their treatment.
2. To work with a caseload of patients, their families and carers to establish effective partnerships whilst providing relevant support, education and information. Where appropriate provide access to counselling and psychological support.
Breast Care Nurse Job Description October 2018
3. Provide advice and support to the multi-disciplinary team, working with them to provide optimum care for breast cancer patients. Be approachable to all MDT members for advice and referrals.
4. Participate and assist in practice development initiatives for the breast care role within Aspen Healthcare, to insure an appropriate level of nursing intervention so that patients who present with complex needs receive the most appropriate specialist care.
5. Sustain awareness of ethical dilemmas in patient care and develop skills to manage difficult situations.
6. Ensure safe and effective care for breast cancer patients including specialist advice regarding surgical treatments including management of wounds and seroma. Work collaboratively with colleagues to enhance surgical assessment prior to breast surgery.
7. Give practical help and advice by assessing the cosmetic needs of patients, giving information regarding appropriate lingerie and assisting in the provision of breast prosthesis. Liaise with manufacturers, representatives and suppliers of breast prosthesis and lingerie.
8. Liaise effectively with other hospitals, community and voluntary organisations to share information and knowledge in order to promote the continuous care of the patient with breast cancer, recognising opportunities to enhance care for this client group.
9. Maintain an active involvement with breast patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy, offering support and advice.
10. Offer ongoing support and follow up to patients receiving hormone treatment.
11. Attend and participate in the Breast MDT as relevant and necessary.

 

In return we offer:

  • FREE access to Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym
  • In-house “Investing In You” training program
  • Company funded Practical Health Plan
  • Medical cover
  • Access to a free 24/7 Online GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Retail, leisure and holiday discounts
  • Annual leave entitlement that increases with service
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for continuing professional development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme

If this sounds like your next career move apply online for an immediate interview and visit our website for more details on www.aspencareers.co.uk.

Due to the large number of applicants that we receive if you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

In return we offer:

  • FREE access to Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym
  • In-house “Investing In You” training program
  • Company funded Practical Health Plan
  • Medical cover
  • Access to a free 24/7 Online GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Retail, leisure and holiday discounts
  • Annual leave entitlement that increases with service
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for continuing professional development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme

If this sounds like your next career move apply online for an immediate interview and visit our website for more details on www.aspencareers.co.uk.

Due to the large number of applicants that we receive if you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

 

 

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