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Staff Nurse - Surgical & Oncology

  • Job reference: BBBH4829
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a Staff Nurse - Surgical & Oncology to work within the Adult Acute Surgical team.

The candidate will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Surgical Team. They will be part of a multidisciplinary team that will assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of the oncology patient in a holistic manner.

This will consist a variety of oncology interventions with a variable level of dependency from acute to palliative. The successful candidate will also promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the Surgical Team.

This is a full-time position 37.5hrs pw with a rotation of shifts.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assess, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients undergoing procedures
  • Plan and deliver care for admissions and discharges
  • Early recognition of clinical problems and report or take appropriate action
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Decontamination of equipment and ensuring equipment is in good working order
  • Undertake extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Initiate improvements and developments in clinical issues and delivery of care
  • Carry out all ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence

Skills and Experience:

  • Registered General Nurse with post graduate experience
  • Previous oncology experience and proven surgical experience
  • Previous exposure to palliative care would be advantageous
  • Chemotherapy administration certificate would be desirable
  • Motivated and forward-thinking individual with excellent communication skills
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Phlebotomy training desirable

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

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