Lung Cancer Screening Hub Specialist Nurse
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Do you want to work in a service where we diagnose lung cancer early and save people's lives?
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of the expanded Greater Manchester Targeted Lung Health Check programme. This award-winning programme delivers lung cancer screening to people aged between 55 and 74 years old, who have ever smoked in their lifetimes, from mobile clinics in the community.
This post will be mainly based in Wythenshawe Hospital in the Screening Hub - with occasional work on the mobile screening units if required
Travel payments will be made for any travel completed above home to base mileage.
Also MFT has lease car options available to successful postholders through the NHS Fleet Solutions car leasing salary sacrifice scheme.
You will receive an enhanced induction and training package and be part of an established team with support for you to thrive in your role and contribute to improved patient care, health, and quality of life.
Hours: Full time 37.50 hours per week
Positions available: 7
Main duties of the job
The below indicates the main competencies required of the post which may be reviewed in light of the experience and developments within the service. Any review will be taken in conjunction with the post holder.
Provide specialist nursing advice Work autonomously as we all as part of a mutli-disciplinary team.
Provide nurse led clinics.
Ability to provide health promotion and smoking cessation advice.
Formulation of individualised care pathways with the patient and the carer.
Possess a working knowledge of respiratory equipment. For example: inhalers, spirometers and compressors.
Knowledge of the lone working policy.
Awareness of policies and procedures for MFT and community services in relation to working practices.
Ensure contemporary patient centre patient information is available for patients and carers.
Engage in audit and/or information collection.
This list is not exhaustive - please see job description and person specification for full list
MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.
We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at email@example.com.
Were looking forward to hearing from you!
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