Staff Nurse- Medicine and Oncology

London (Central), London (Greater)
£30000 - £35000 per annum
21 Jul 2014
28 Jul 2014
Rebecca Garrie
Nursing Field
Hospital, Private Healthcare
Job Type
About Facility and Benefits: Located in the heart of London`s esteemed medical district, the 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. Their 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. They'll look after you with their contribution pension scheme, life assurance, Trust Scheme and annual salary review and help balance your home and work life with 25 days holiday each year (247.5 hours for clinical staff). You`ll also benefit from their flexible benefits scheme where you can sign up to other benefits, such as dental insurance, cycle scheme and discounted gym memberships. You will also receive regular training and coaching to support and develop you in your position. Job Description: The Staff Nurse, working within the Oncology team, 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. The Oncology unit is a 19 bedded unit that care`s for complex medical, oncology and haematology patients. The post will offer you the support of a patient focused dynamic team in which you will be encouraged to develop your knowledge and skills in nursing. Scope of the role includes ability to make complex clinical judgment thorough patient clinical assessment; demonstrate compassion and empathy at all times providing the highest standards of quality holistic nursing care using evidence based practice. 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 -Extensive 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 Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information on 0207 861 8950 ext 1553 or email