The Company: This role is with a specialised medical device company who are the clear market and technology leader for voice and pulmonary rehabilitation for cancer patients, who have lost their voice box. They are committed to giving a voice to people who breathe through a stoma; with design solutions and technologies built on decades of experience and a deep understanding of such patients.
They are committed to living their values: "we listen - we focus - we engage - we inspire every day". No matter whom they interact with - users, colleagues, health care professionals, business partners; respect and integrity are at the core of everything they do.
The Position: They are now looking for a currently registered, Head and Neck Nurse in the South East and London, to demonstrate the safe and effective use of Laryngectomy products within the community setting.
Why Should You Apply?
Basic salary: c£35,000
Area working: London and the South East
Products: Laryngectomy product/voice box prosthesis
The aim of the role is to demonstrate the safe and effective use of laryngectomy products within the community setting and to optimise client independence, enhancing the quality of life following Laryngectomy. Working with patients in their homes, you will carry out appliance use reviews for patients using laryngectomy products. You will support the delivery of high quality, client focused home and community-based care and support patients in London & the South East.
You will provide education, support and advice for the prescribed products for each patient and to conduct Appliance Use Reviews in accordance with national guidelines, and work collaboratively and maintain close working relationships with other healthcare professionals including the NHS. You will initiate, establish and foster collaborative working with the acute hospital team, to effectively promote the Countrywide Nursing service.
You will have a clinical qualification and a relevant registration, with at least three years post registration experience. It is essential that you have practical experience of laryngectomy/tracheostomy and experience within the home care /or community care sector as a registered practitioner (preferably ENT-based experience). You should be able to understand, recognise and manage an airway emergency for patients who breathe through a tracheostoma.