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GIRFT Clinical Nurse Specialist – Lung Cancer

Job Reference: 392-GIRFT93

Employer:
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT)
Location:
Flexible
Salary:
£37,570- 43,772 pa

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.


The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Programme will help NHS trusts reduce unwarranted variation in clinical quality, productivity and efficiency across 40 clinical work-streams and associated clinical services and enable £5bn of annual recurring efficiencies to be delivered by 2020-21.

GIRFT are expanding their lung cancer workstream and are looking for three lung cancer specialist nurses to join their team on a fixed term contract.

The successful applicant will join the Lung Cancer Clinical Leads using the proven GIRFT methodology, relating to the delivery of the Optimal Lung Cancer pathway and variations in care across England. Providers will be benchmarked against one another and best practice, with each trust receiving a comprehensive review of their data and receiving support to tackle the challenges and findings behind the variation that the review highlights. The report will also be shared with the relevant Cancer Alliances and Specialised Commissioning Commissioners to support system wide issues to be identified and jointly resolved.

The aim is to visit all trusts within a six-month timeline commencing November 2019 to April 2020; this will help ensure the findings can be implemented in a timely manner and to meet with the requirements of the optimal pathway.

Interviews to be held in London on 12th September . Timings TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Caroline Ager, Team Lead at GIRFT on c.ager@nhs.net




We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to RNOH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems.

Additionally, by applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of RNOH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle.

Where applicable, in line with the 2018 framework agreement on the reform of Agenda for Change, the new system for pay progression will come into effect on 1 April 2019 for new starters or those promoted to a new role on or after 1 April 2019.


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