Senior Staff Nurse - Oncology

Location
London, GB-OXF
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Ref
HCA13356-159056
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 Senior Staff 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. You will be responsible for working in a supporting experienced nursing team to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that patients are cared for in a safe, caring and comfortable environment. This will include meeting their medical, physical and emotional needs by effectively communicating with the patient and their families. 

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

  • Assess, plan and deliver care to meet patient and family needs
  • Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff and demonstrate good clinical practice at all times
  • Work well within a team, supervising, coaching and developing junior cancer services staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary
  • Contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives.
  • Promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within our Oncology unit

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin
  • Substantial post registration experience with an oncology setting or similar
  • Mentorship and Preceptorship experience, and a desire to work towards an ENB 998 certificate
  • Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent communication skills

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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