Staff Nurse Haematology

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Ref
HCA11679-94336
Nursing Field
Hospital, Oncology
Job Type
Permanent

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 for Staff Nurses to be part of these growing clinical teams 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

As a nurse on this unit, you will be providing care for Oncology/Haematology patients from diagnosis, collaborative treatment planning, chronic pain control, to integration into the community and end of life care. 

This rewarding and yet challenging role allows empathic and caring nursing to utilise the full range of nursing skills from diagnosis support, patient and relative education, administering chemotherapy and treating all illness related symptoms, medically, physically, emotionally and mentally.

Job Type: Full time post, permanent role.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: £32,000 per annum plus 9% shift enhancement.

Benefits: Mentorship programme training, structured career development, funded courses, 
health & well-being support system, pension, private medical cover and much more.

This advert closes June 22nd, 2018

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for the patient and their families, ensuring each patient is assessed and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated
  • Competent in the administration of medication
  • Actively manage the department on a daily basis, ensuring skill mix appropriate and planning ahead.
  • Assist in the development and review of policies and standards for the safe use of equipment and any new equipment introduced to the department

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with full NMC registration.
  • Experience in the field of Oncology (Medical and/or Surgical).
  • Chemo trained is desirable but not essential. 
  • Excellent communication skills who utilizes an emphatic and caring approach to patients whose diagnosis and treatment are often painful and life-threatening.
  • Supportive team player who is flexible to the needs of the department and willing to progress and continuously develop.

About The Individual

The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and case-load, working independently as well as within the team. 

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