Breast Care Nurse

05/01/2024
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Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide and coordinate patient-centric and evidence-based nursing care for breast cancer patients by ensuring compliance to ethical and professional standards set by regulatory authorities and the company.

To function as part of the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust breast care outpatient service whilst incorporating other services such as diagnostics, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Provide psychological support, information and advice patients diagnosed with breast cancer and the patient’s family.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

  • To perform standard physical and psychological assessments of patients
  • To coordinate and support a comprehensive treatment plan and care for patients in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure proper document and record keeping of patient notes based on clinical treatment.
  • Provide general guidance and support to patients dealing with breast cancer, including the provision of relevant information and education.
  • Ensures that patients understand their treatment options, providing all necessary information in a format suitable to the needs of the patient.
  • Provides pre and post treatment care, support and counselling including in-depth information in respect of treatment options, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and endocrine treatment.
  • Works collaboratively with others to support the promotion of breast care services in the local community through stakeholder engagement and contributions on formal forums.

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or certification in breast care nursing

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of five years nursing experience after graduation, with extensive experience in breast care nursing and the associated processes.
  • Relevant experience in advance practice with respect to managing women with breast cancer or breast disease, or relevant experience in Oncology nursing
  • Mut be competent to deliver advanced nursing care in complex situations for the breast disease patient.
  • Proven ability to observe, monitor, assess, report and document the patient’s response to treatment.
  • Must be experienced to monitor and adjust treatment plans for the patient under the direction of the physician.  
  • Proven ability to provide emotional and psychological support to the patient and their families.

REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Verbal and written communication skills in English (Arabic will be an advantage)
  • Computer Literacy (Mircosoft)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of patient safety standards
  • Client service and related management principles

Area
Dubai