Endocrine Specialist Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 7
At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 to 7 development (on completion of endocrine competencies) Endocrine Specialist Nurse to work as a senior member of the Diabetes and Endocrine Multi-Disciplinary Team providing endocrinology nursing expertise to patients and health care professionals across East Lancashire Hospital Trust. On completion of competencies, they will be seen as a clinical expert in the area of endocrinology and play an integral role in the service development and quality initiatives relating to the expanding endocrine service. Developement will be supported within the Diabetes and Endocrinolgy Directorate
Main duties of the job
On completion of endcorine compentencies they will act as an autonomous practitioner providing expert nurse led care to patients and will be expected to advise secondary and primary care clinician's in all areas of endocrinology including complex endocrine patients. They will maintain links across organisational boundaries, acting as a source of specialist knowledge working within agreed protocols and guidelines.
Working for our organisation
At East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You must be willing to develop skills and undertake compentencies for endocrine specialist nursing which will involve the assessment and management of Endocrinology , be forward thinking and highly motivated. You should be able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have excellent communication skills at all levels. You will be willing to undertake a qualification in Endocrinolgy
- RGN and as per person spec
- Endocrine knowledge
- Service development
- Audit experience
- MSc or equivalent
- Team working
- knowledge of governance
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Nicola Nuttall
- Job title
- Diabetes service manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
Anna Gibson - Anna.email@example.com 01254735015
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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust