Staff Nurse- Oncology/Haematology

London (Central), London (Greater)
£30000 - £35000 per annum
22 Apr 2014
29 Apr 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
About Facility and Benefits:
This hospital is a complex cancer centre on the 15th floor with stunning panoramic views across London. The centre specialises in complex sarcoma, head and neck and haematological cancers and is one of only a few centres in the UK to have JACIE accreditation for its bone marrow transplant service.

Job Description:
This opportunity has become available due to an increase in the number of ward beds, so it`s a fantastic time to join a growing, successful team. The post holder will be responsible for outstanding patient care from assessment through to evaluations, always working with the wider multi-disciplinary team to constantly improve care standards.

This is a full time role, 37.5 hours per week, with shifts including days, nights, weekend and public holidays.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Independently assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient care
-Provide effective on-going evaluation of nursing care and interventions
-Implement changes in care smoothly, consulting patients, carers and the multi-disciplinary team
-Recognise and take appropriate action in emergency situations
-Record, monitor and interpret patient vital signs, reporting to the nurse in charge
-Accurately monitor and document nursing outcomes

Skills & Experience:
-RGN, NMC registered with PIN
-Previous haematology/oncology experience
-Knowledge of chemotherapy treatment regimes
-Skills in phlebotomy/IV and Chemotherapy would be desirable
-Previous exposure to palliative care would be advantageous
-Chemotherapy certificate would also be desirable

About the Individual:
The successful candidate will be able to prioritise workload effectively and be able to work under pressure. They will be both professional and personable, with a passion for customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. The team are very close knit and have created a strong support network across the whole team. With this in mind being a true team player will be very important.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information on 0207 861 8950 ext 1553 or email me by clicking on the blue link below