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Staff Nurse Oncology

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

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.

A 27 bedded inpatient oncology unit, with patients at all stages of their cancer journey, providing acute and complex care. We work as part of a wide MDT and alongside consultants providing treatment for all types of solid tumours. We are a varied ward that includes caring for emergency oncology admissions, acutely unwell patients, those currently undergoing treatments or suffering from the side effects of treatments, such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy or radiotherapy, and those requiring palliative and end of life care.

As a Staff Nurse, 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 on internal rotation to include days, nights and weekends.

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £31972 - £35169 (dependent upon skills and experience) plus 9% enhancement.

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
Participate in individual care needs of patients and develop appropriate care plans to implement and evaluate
Monitor patient care and interventions appropriately
Recognise deterioration in patients’ condition at an early stage, (including neutropenic patients) Refer to the senior nurse and medical team appropriately
Attend IV/ chemotherapy drug administration training, complete workbook competence
Report and document adverse incidents appropriately
Initiate appropriate actions to isolate patients when required
Implement a holistic approach in the care of patients requiring infection control precautions.

Skills & Experience
Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin
NHS or Private ward experience
Passionate about patient care, respectful, responsible and committed
Haematology experience is desirable. We offer a three month supportive probationary period which includes some supernumerary time

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.

Staff Nurse Oncology

HCA International
London
Permanent

Published on 4 Dec 2019