Sister/Charge Nurse - Oncology

Location
London, GB-OXF
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
HCA14460-180916
Nursing Field
Oncology, Private Healthcare
Function
Charge Nurse, Sister
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 be responsible for the care delivery and nursing management of the unit, including the supervision of staff and students. You will be 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. 

We understand that cancer care is a challenging field and our friendly team work closely together to adopt a supportive culture. As part of HCA Healthcare our team are offered emotional support and career development. 

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 attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £40401 - £48403 (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
  • 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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