Staff Nurse (Oncology) London UK

UK London Based
Salary up to £33,000 plus package
26 Feb 2013
26 Mar 2013
Job Type

Staff Nurse (Oncology / Haematology) - UK based in London - Full Time offering salary up to £33,000 plus benefits package

Staff Nurses required to join an inpatient oncology / haematology specialist ward based in London. The successful Staff Nurse will be responsible for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating high standard of nursing care throughout patient treatment. As such, this position requires someone with extensive experience within an inpatient ward, specialising in Oncology.

The successful Staff Nurse you will work within the oncology unit in close collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, involving the provision of specialist nursing advice and support in a caring and comfortable environment to maintain the highest standards and up-to-date care to patients during their treatment. Responsibilities within the role include;

- Undertaking the first level assessment of the needs of both the patient and their relatives
- Ensure all patients have been assessed appropriately
- Devise appropriate plans of care involving the patient and family in decision making
- Facilitate the continuity and consistency of care throughout consultation with the patient
- Completing documentation relating to patient care
- Record, monitor and interpret patient's vital signs reviewing results on a regular basis
- Report to the nurse in charge appropriately, informing of any abnormal results
- Evaluate nursing outcomes based on assessment and analysis of nursing interventions
- Ensure highest quality of care demonstrating competence in clinical practice
- Practice advanced skills including cannulation and venepuncture
- Liaise with consultants, managers, staff, patients, visitors; internal and external departments

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Staff Nurses who are committed to continuous personal development and providing excellent patient focused. For further information and to apply, please contact Natasha Hall on or call +44 (0) 2392 322366

Specific requirements include;

- Registered Nurse Level 1
- NMC Registration & PREP requirements
- Prior Haematology / Oncology experience
- Training and experience in the administration of Chemotherapy / Phlebotomy / IV administration
- Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures
- Evidence of clinical skills and knowledge
- Recent Health and Safety Training
- Ability to prioritise and delegate, working well under pressure
- Excellent patient assessment and interpersonal skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
- Computer literacy.