Cancer Nurse Advisor

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
25 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Nursing Field
Job Type

About The Facility

At HCA Healthcare UK we have a large Cancer Network, providing world-class cancer care across multiple hospitals and facilities, these include but are not limited to; LOC, The Harley Street Clinic, The Wellington Hospital, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital and our NHS Joint Ventures. With this comprehensive network we have the facilities and expertise to diagnose, treat and support the recovery of patients with all forms and stages of cancer. Our expert team brings together word-leading surgeons, Haematologists, Oncologists and Nursing staff to deliver the highest standard of care. We are currently recruiting a Specialist Nurse Advisor to be part of this growing clinical team consisting of world renowned experts from top NHS institutions in London. You will have the ability to grow and develop your nursing career, academically and professionally, whilst working at the forefront of the cancer healthcare industry.

Job Description

Based at Great Portland Street you will be a key player within our Cancer Service Line / 2nd Opinion Service. We are looking for someone to manage patients and agencies enquiries and referrals to our new service, using their Oncology/Haematology knowledge and experience to ensure these are thorough and accurate.

Salary: £40-50k per annum, dependant on experience

Working hours 37.5 per week, Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm / 12pm to 8pm

We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Co-responsible for managing the administration of those in contact with HCA’s Head Office for cancer treatment, including enquiries and referrals to appropriate cancer specialists
  • Working as an autonomous and unsupervised practitioner
  • Identifying and implementing clinically-led training and leadership to ensure optimal service levels are achieved
  • Deputising for the Cancer Service Development Manager as necessary, triaging cancer cases referred to the team
  • Management of an extensive database in order to track all incoming enquiries and outcomes

Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse (NMC)
  • Evidence of post registration/graduate development
  • Oncology / Haematology experience
  • Management experience

About The Individual

This role requires advanced leadership, communication, listening and negotiation skills to facilitate discussion of complex, sensitive and emotional issues alongside a compassionate and dedicated attitude.