Staff Nurse Medicine & Oncology
Located in the heart of London`s esteemed medical district, this newly-refurbished hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 120 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. The eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery, a hybrid theatre to enable complex vascular surgery, a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country.
The unit consists of 20 beds with a mix of medical and oncology patients, typically receiving medical emergency admissions from our dedicated Urgent Care Centre. We also undertake chemotherapy administration and palliative care.
The post holder`s main responsibility will be to assess, plan, deliver and implement a high standard of nursing care, ensuring that the individual needs of the patient are responded to. The position will require effectively working within the team, supervising junior staff and deputising for senior staff when necessary, as well as independently.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide the highest standards of quality holistic nursing care using evidence based practice.
Demonstrate good understanding of medical, haematology and oncology nursing.
Demonstrate compassion and empathy at all time.
Work closely with the multidisciplinary team in order to provide the best possible experience for our patients.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the patient and their family`s needs
Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
Maintain accurate records
Decontaminate equipment, ensuring it is in good working order
Skills & Experience
NMC Registered Nurse
Contemporaneous experience within a Cancer specialty with a minimum of 1 years post registration experience
Evidence of continuing professional development linked to demonstrable competencies
Be prepared to achieve a mentorship qualification
Be committed to working towards a specialist qualification
Skilled in Phlebotomy / Cannulation / Care of CVADs/ IV administration
Patient assessment skills
About the Individual
The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and caseload, working independently as well as within the team. They will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. Due to the nature of the role, adherence to policy, procedure and guidelines will be of paramount importance in conjunction with the customer-centric attitude.
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