HCA Healthcare UK at University College Hospital (HCA at UCH) is currently recruiting for a Staff Nurse working in the Haematology Ward.
As a Staff Nurse working on the haematology/oncology inpatient unit, you will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that our patients are cared for in a safe, compassionate and comfortable environment. This will include meeting physical, psychological and spiritual needs by effectively communicating with the patient, their families and your colleagues.
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 on internal rotation to include days, nights and weekends.
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £32,270-£35,855 (dependent upon skills and experience) plus 9% enhancement (Total: £35,174-£39,082 per annum dependent on experience) plus additional company benefits
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 individual patient and family needs in accordance with agreed protocols (SOP’s/policies)
Demonstrate impeccable clinical practice at all times and respond appropriately to deteriorating patients, changing patient condition and safety triggers e.g. NEWS 2, SBAR
Work productively within a team and promote a multi-disciplinary approach whilst recognising own responsibility and accountability.
Participate in research based care and other practice development initiatives.
Contribute towards clinical audit and quality initiatives towards the continual improvement of patient care and experience
Provide a welcoming, caring and safe environment for all patients, families and carers regardless of race, culture or beliefs.
Skills & Experience:
Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin
Post registration experience within haematology or oncology setting or equivalent
Intravenous chemotherapy administration experience
Mentorship and Preceptorship experience, or willingness to work towards this
Motivated and forward thinking individual with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
Evidence of self-development and service improvement and a willingness to continue this
About your place of work:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
Working in partnership with University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, HCA UK at University College Hospital (HCA at UCH) is a dedicated private facility offering expert care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our team of experienced doctors and nurses provide the highest quality of personalised care, at all stages of treatment for our patients.
Rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC, we are continually investing in our facilities to make sure that our patients have access to the latest treatments and technology. We offer specialist care for solid tumour and blood cancer and we are a JACIE accredited bone marrow and stem cell transplant centre. We treat patients for CAR T-cell therapy, making us one of the few JACIE accredited private providers in the UK to offer this ground-breaking therapy.
We continue to grow our service and in 2020 our private inpatient unit will move to the new UCLH state-of-the-art haematology hospital where the floors have been designed to the highest possible specification, taking into account the acute medical needs of haematology patients.
These are exciting times and we are looking for highly motivated staff nurses to join our haematology team and help us to continue to deliver and build upon excellence in care and service delivery. We offer low nurse to patient ratio where you will have the opportunity to deliver exceptional care.
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.