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Colorectal Pathway Navigator

Job Reference: 412-S&C-3045

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Nurses Surgery
£21,089 to £23,761 pa

 Previous experience of working with cancer patients is essential.

The purpose of this role is to support the Colorectal Team to implement early diagnostic pathways for patients with suspected cancer to achieve definitive diagnosis by day 28. This role has been specially designed to support the optimal colorectal pathway and will require the post holder to evolve to support the pathway as it continues to refine over time. 

The post holder will work both directly and indirectly with patients and their carers to assist in coordinating the care of patients through their hospital care journey, providing the patient with the relevant information and coordinate any test preparations that need to be sent or collected by the patient. You will be required to work across a range of IT systems to coordinate the booking of patient appointments. 

It is expected that the post holder can work autonomously, using their own initiative and within a specialised team. The post holder is expected to be a highly experienced within the hospital setting with knowledge and evidence of specialised terminology, educated to a level required to perform the role or equivalent experience. 

For further information about this post please contact o

Suzanne Findler  suzanne.findler

01270 278302

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


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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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