Oncology Nurse - Wakefield - Immediate start

Recruiter
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£14 - £28 per hour, Benefits: Free uniform Free DBS £250 referral bonus
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Ref
RH1307201705
Contact
Rachel Honeybun
Nursing Field
Elderly Care, Hospital, Oncology
Function
Chief Nurse
Job Type
Contract
HCL are looking for a locum Oncology nurse on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire hospitals NHS Trust. This trust consists of 3 large hospitals; Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury.

Around half a million people living in Wakefield and surrounding areas use these hospitals, people also travel from other areas out of choice to use the hospitals and the services they provide. 

An oncology nurse is a nursing professional who specialises in caring for people with cancer. Oncology nurses often serve as your first line of communication, and help coordinate the many aspects of your care throughout cancer treatment [1]. They may perform a number of duties, including, but not limited to, the following:

 - Assess and monitor your physical and emotional status
 - Safely administer medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy [2])
 - Help patients understand the disease,  treatment plans and possible side effects
 - Help translate complex medical terminology and answer questions
We are looking for nurses to work on ad hoc basis, to cover shifts on Oncology at Pindefields hospital mainly, but could cover other hospitals when needed.

Requirements:

- Be NMC registered
- At least 6 months UK NHS hospital experience, as a Nurse
- Be able to commit to at least 1 shift per week
- Be able to submit 2 clinical references at the start of your application

What you will get from HCL:

- Competitive rates of pay
- Free uniform
- A dedicated consultant
- Free DBS*
- You choose your own working shifts

 
If you are a registered nurse with a warm and friendly persona, who wants to work shifts that fit in around your full time job or home responsibilities then please apply.
Please contact Rachel Honeybun on 0113 233 8204, to start the application process.

Links:
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[1] http://www.cancercenter.com/ctca-difference/integrative-cancer-treatment/
[2] http://www.cancercenter.com/treatments/chemotherapy/

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