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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Neuro-Urology / Continence

Band 7

Main area
Medicine and Therapies
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
392-RNOH820-B
Site
Siu Urology/Fertility (241) L5
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£42,313 - £48,515 per annum pro rata
Closing
22/04/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


A rare opportunity has arisen within the Neuro-Urology/ Continence department for a Clinical Nurse Specialist with continence, neuro urology and spinal cord injury experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting nurse led clinics, managing a caseload of patient’s with complex bladder and bowel dysfunction, both inpatients and outpatients. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team comprising, a Gastroenterologist, Urologists, Clinical Nurse Specialists and administrative staff.

The successful candidate will participate in the ongoing education and promotion of excellence in Continence nursing care in close collaboration with the other Clinical Nurse Specialists. Orientation will be given but an established high level of knowledge and expertise in bladder and bowel dysfunction is essential.

Paper applications will not be considered.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Michelle Conlon, Centre Manager London Spinal Cord Injury Centre on 02089095606 or michelle.conlon@nhs.net