Chemotherapy Nurse - Maidstone
GenesisCare is the largest provider of private cancer services delivering high quality radiotherapy, chemotherapy treatments and diagnostic imaging services in the United Kingdom and Spain and is Australia’s largest provider of cancer and cardiac services. The organisation treats more than 2500 patients every day in more than 150 locations across three countries and employs more than 2000 committed medical and support professionals. We have state of the art centres in Birmingham, Chelmsford, Elstree, Guildford, Maidstone, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Windsor. Our combined purpose is to provide excellence in patient care, deliver superior clinical outcomes, and to continue to make a very significant impact on the current service-access gap in these non-discretionary areas of health care globally.
The primary purpose of the role is to provide delivery of the chemotherapy service.
You would be responsible for providing specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals following diagnosis and through all stages of treatment. Ensure continuity of a high standard of evidence based nursing care for patients undergoing chemotherapy, assessing health, health related and nursing needs of patients, their families and other carers by identifying and initiating appropriate steps for effective care. Demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in intravenous access, the management of central venous catheters, venesection, and chemotherapy delivery, including the management of anaphylaxis and extravasation. Delivering basic life support in order to facilitate rapid stabilisation and the appropriate on going management of patients who develop acute treatment complications. Complying with measures to actively manage and reduce risk to patients. Ensuring the formal reporting and recording of adverse incidents. Maintaining contemporaneous and accurate treatment records, submitting relevant statistics, reports and activity data as requested. Ensure that confidentiality of information is adhered to and NMC standards for ‘Record Keeping’ are met. Ensuring all patients are fully informed of the risks and benefits of proposed procedures/ treatments, contributing to the process of securing informed consent. Providing all patients with relevant and accessible written information regarding their treatment
What do you have that we want?
- NMC Level 1 or Level 15 Registered Nurse
- Post-registration qualification in administering cytotoxic medication
- Care and maintenance of CVCs including Portacaths
- Administration of cytotoxic medication
- Male & female catheterisation
- Peripheral venous cannulation
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to provide an empathetic and holistic approach to patient care
- Ability to make independent decisions and solve problems
- Good relationship building skills
Are we right for you? You might be strongly attracted to GenesisCare so let’s help by being clear about what we expect.
Collaboration - We achieve more together than we can apart. We use the power
of the GenesisCare network for our shared purpose.
Compassion - We care for our patients and each other. We seek to understand the lives of others.
Outcomes - We deliver quality. Finding a better way helps our patients, our people, our community and the organisation.
Innovation - We lead change to make healthcare better. Our courage will make a positive difference to others.
We reward and recognise people who perform their work in a way that is aligned to GenesisCare’s mission and values and that contribute to GenesisCare’s growth. To help us attract and retain people with the right skills we aim to pay competitively in the medical and technology markets. Our benefits include family/flexible working, 25 days annual leave + Bank holidays, Private Healthcare, Dental Cover, Company contributory pension scheme, Child Care Voucher and Employee Assistance Programme, Income Protection.
What to expect from our recruitment process… We believe in putting in the effort to find the people who will share our success. We strive to select the right people for each role based on evidence. If you think you have what it takes to help us remain at the top of our game then apply now by clicking on apply below