Sister / Charge Nurse - Oncology

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
29 Nov 2018
Closes
27 Dec 2018
Ref
HCA12717-140035
Nursing Field
Oncology
Job Type
Permanent

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 

Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) is a specialist cancer treatment centre set up by four leading consultants in 2005. We have over 80 consultants who are experienced in diagnosing and treating all forms of cancer, using the latest medical developments to provide advanced treatment options. At LOC we are committed to investing in excellent people who want to be part of an organisation that is dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care.

LOC has four day-care facilities across London including Chelsea and St Johns Wood. All staff are given the opportunity to rotate across the sites. There is a very collaborative approach to working and strong team support and commitment

Job Description

As a Sister / Charge Nurse you will ensure that patients and visitors receive the level of service that conforms to LOC vision, aspiration and values. The role co-ordinates all functions and activities to ensure a smooth running service to patients and their families. He or she is responsible in ensuring that the operational services and the patient pathway experience is first class.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week to work Monday – Friday with a variety of shift patterns depending on clinical need.

The post has an attractive and competitive salary for this role. The starting salary will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as  our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review,  247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Undertake the first level assessment of the needs of the patient and family.
  • To complete documentation relating to patient care and discuss these with the clinical team.
  • To develop and maintain clinical competency in cannulation, care of CVADs and drug administration techniques.
  • To facilitate enabling, continuity and consistency of the therapeutic effect of care through consultation with the patient, the family and other health care professionals.
  • To liaise and work closely with relevant Clinical Nurse Specialists / Clinic Doctor / Clinical Team / Consultants / Primary Care Teams in the provision of a professional critical care / cancer nursing service, and use skills identified for the post to provide a specialist input to the care that is planned for and delivered to individual patients.

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Post registration qualification in Cancer/ Chemotherapy Nursing
  • Recognised teaching, assessing, mentoring qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years contemporaneous experience within Cancer specialty with significant experience in the outpatient treatment setting
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Diploma or degree level study (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of management experience / training

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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