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Senior Staff Nurse - Chemotherapy Day Unit

  • Job reference: BBBH4542
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Our client is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world. From their contact centres to care homes; health and dental centres to their state-of-the-art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of their operation is dedicated to a purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. They pride themselves on working with brilliant people who put their customers at the heart of everything they do.

They are an internationally recognised hospital located in the heart of Kensington, London. Committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for their patients, they are one of the preferred health care providers for leading consultants and for both international and local patients alike.

They are currently recruiting for a Senior Staff Nurse - Chemotherapy Day Unit to come and join their team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals following diagnosis and through all stages of treatment
  • Ensure continuity of a high standard of evidence based nursing care for patients undergoing systemic anti cancer treatment therapy; assessing health, health related and nursing needs of patients, their families and other cares by identifying and initiating appropriate steps for effective care
  • Managing a patient caseload
  • Close liaison with Medical Consultants
  • Ordering diagnostic tests within agreed parameters
  • Running nurse-led clinics as required
  • Work autonomously whilst providing clinical leadership, ensuring all patients have an accurate plan of care, which reflects the assessment undertaken and incorporates the issues and recommendations made ensuring clear documentation in the patient's records
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in intravenous access, the management of central venous catheters, venepuncture, and systemic anti cancer treatment therapy, delivery, including management of anaphylaxis extravasations and spillage

Skills and Requirements:

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Experience working within chemotherapy
  • Cannulation skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Benefits:

  • Strong national clinical network and clinical engagement
  • Within our Oncology department, all Clinical staff trained in the Gold standard framework
  • CPD calendar and webinars
  • Client Lecture Series: clinical lectures with external speakers held at academic institutions
  • BMJ and Open Athens journal access
  • Clinical Leadership development programmes
  • Florence Nightingale Foundation scholarships
  • Client Global Nurse scholarship, inc £10,000 to spend on your own CPD
  • NMC fees paid after 12 months service
  • Practical support with the re-validation process
  • Career opportunities to move into other roles or other parts within the company
  • Private Health insurance
  • 25 days holiday each year (pro rata for part time employees), increasing to 27 days after 5 years service
  • Option to buy and sell 5 days holiday
  • You're paid for all bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Discounts on client products
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free health assessment
  • Free massage carried out by our in-house therapy team
  • Free annual flu vaccine and eye test plus contribution to cost of glasses
  • Dry cleaning discounts
  • Access to health minds service and 24/7 anytime health line
  • Client rewards to high street retailer discounts
  • Client boost app
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Annual awards ceremony and long service awards
  • Paid career breaks

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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