Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust
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Staff Nurse - Band 5 (Dermatology)
Fixed term - 1 year
The job holder will have the responsibility for the provision of competent professional nursing care and specialist practice in dermatology, to meet with individual needs of the designated patient population.
The post holder will be accoutable for the delivery of such care to a specific group of patients and take care of the department on a regular basis.
The post holder will be encouraged to organise own time and that of junior staff, delegating to junior staff and learners, and participating in teaching and education programmes for staff and patients.
Main duties of the job
Carry out and assist with nursing procedures and treatments as required, in accordance with Trust policies and guidelines
Develop, attain and maintain competencies to effectively meet the needs of patients within a designated area
In line with the scope of professional practice and CUH expanded practice guidelines, develop skills in specified areas in line with the Trust framework and local policy
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.
Please see the attached supporting document (Job Description) which contains more information about the role.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).