Dermatology Staff Nurse

Dermatology Staff Nurse

Salary – 26,171 – 30,112

37.5 hours per week

Location – North Kent (various sites)

=       Are you a registered general Nurse with experience in dermatology?

=       Are you able to assess/ plan/implement and evaluate programmes?

=       Would you like to join our leading Dermatology service to really make a difference?

If you are thinking yes, then we would love to hear from you.

DMC Healthcare have been a trusted provider of services to the NHS for over 50 years and deliver Primary Care services on behalf of the NHS, Community Services and Radiology Reporting across the UK. Our skilled, compassionate staff have helped us develop a brilliant reputation among clinicians, patients, commissioners and communities alike.

DMC Healthcare has grown to become a leading provider of consultant-led dermatology services to the NHS.  We use the latest technology to deliver a high standard of patient care.

As our Dermatology staff nurse you will develop specialist knowledge of dermatological nursing practice in order to deliver a quality service and act as a valuable member of the dermatological team. You will provide high quality patient care and be responsible for care planning for individual patients depending on skin condition and need.

We are looking for a Staff Nurse to join our team and you will work across multiple sites which include Rainham, Gillingham, Gravesend Sittingbourne and Sheppy . You must have a driving licence to travel between sites.

 

As Staff Nurse in Dermatology you will;

 

=       Participate in all aspects of dermatology including: phototherapy patch testing, theatre and outreach clinics

=       Be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for dermatological patients

=       Carry out all forms of dermatological care without direct supervision

=       Be responsible for assisting with the training of junior staff and untrained nurses as necessary.

=       Take charge of the unit on an ad-hoc basis, but with the support of colleagues within dermatology

=       Assist in audit and research where necessary and ensure all standards of care are maintained

=       Be responsible for the safety and supervision of all patients in a safe environment

=       Be responsible to ensure effectiveness use of resources

=       Ensure good record keeping in line with NMC guidelines for record and record keeping

=       Participate in appraisal process, setting objectives, competencies and agreed personal development plan

=       Have a willingness to extend and improve skills to meet the needs of the service

 

 

Education and experience

 

=       Registered general Nurse. Experience in dermatology preferred but not essential, however a keen interest in this speciality is a must

=       Good communication skills both written and verbal

=       Good management skills and resourcefulness is essential

=       Evidence of study

=       Literacy and numeracy essential – excellent communication skills

=       Good computer skills ability to use and understand different databases

=       Able to work as part of team and to possess effective problem solving and decision making skills.

DMC Healthcare are a successful and trusted provider of NHS services across England and Scotland. We have grown rapidly in the past decade from a single Dulwich practice to a team of over 400 employees dedicated to giving patients the very best in care.

As part of the benefits package you will be entitled to 25 days annual leave plus the standard 8 Bank Holidays. You must have a car as travel between sites is essential.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact us at 01223 828366.

As part of our employment process, you will be required to complete the appropriate level DBS check.  

Equality and Diversity Statement

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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