Day Case (Heamatology/Oncology)

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
05 Dec 2018
Ref
HCA11856-133156
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 Staff Nurse, 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.

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Sister/Charge Nurse your role as a Staff Nurse is to treat all patients in their private room environment with dignity and respect, focusing on making a difference by offering 
    individualised and one-on-one patient care and comfort to them and their relatives.
  • Assess, plan, deliver, evaluate and implement the highest of nursing standards covering 
    specialisms; Cancer Care, Breast Care, Gastro, Skin, Liver and HPB.
  • Work in a highly experienced and specialist multi-disciplinary team, alongside leading specialist 
    nurses and world class consultants. Utilise and work with all support services internally and 
  • Build strong relationships with your patient and your support team, closely monitor conditions of patients and report any concerns as necessary. 
  • Administer Chemotherapy if qualified, conduct patient teaching, managing their illness and 
    accurately document all patient records onto the computerised systems.
  • Adhere to all patient safety standard operating procedures, codes of conduct in line with NMC and Clinical Governance policies.
  • Take part in ward audits and contribute to the ongoing research based care and other practice 
    development initiatives.

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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