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Specialist nurse - Oncology

Do you want to work within the largest provider of independent healthcare?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
A new position has just been released for an experienced oncology nurse to join one of the leading Private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their advanced oncology team.

Would you like to work a team that Focuses on the needs of customers, primarily our patients and consultants? Identifies and prioritises the customer’s needs. Understands situations from the customer's perspective, and provides solutions, which fit the customer's needs. Focuses on customer service and care and takes a proactive approach to their needs and ownership of their issues.

The hospital aims to plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients. Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects. To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients. Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects. 
  • To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.
  • To provide a high-profile commitment to professional development, teaching and education for all levels of nursing staff in the hospitals.
  • The post-holder will actively participate in the hospitals 24-hour speciality helpline rota.
  • To participate in MDT and ensure all patients are discussed to maintain rigorous health and safety standards to ensure all procedures at ward and unit level are consistent with set policies.  Adhering to national guidelines, corporate and hospital protocols.
  • To ensure a robust communication system is in place to disseminate information to essential staff and outside agencies.
  • To ensure all patients attending the hospitals receive high quality care.
  • To deal with any verbal or written complaints in a timely manner, taking action as required to address any deficiencies highlighted.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 / Diploma / BSc in Nursing.
  • Clinical specialist Training in delivery of chemotherapy - Marsden Course appropriate.
  • Evidence of relevant clinical professional development preferably evidenced by certification RN with valid NMC Registration.
  • Willingness to work in a small highly efficient and experienced team to deliver exemplary care and work with team to retain MQUEM and meet "Outstanding Status" with CQ.
  • Training and/or experience in specialised cancer therapy treatment.
  • Excellent clinical applied knowledge which is evidenced based and takes account of national best practice standards.
  • Basic workload / shift management skills.
  • Mentorship Qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent).
  • Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Previous experience working within a private healthcare environment.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to work in busy department fully supporting patients undergoing Oncology care to ensure full holistic care provided.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Benefits:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum

Scrub Nurse

Qualified to be a staff nurse and want to improve ? 

If so why not showcase your skills and utilise your abilities in the field to excel yourself woking for one of our most prestigious clients. Make your mark working for one of the nations most treasured hospitals in sloving all simple or complex challenges that healthcare throws at you. Join our client in their amazing, pristine facility and join a tight knit team of healthcare professionals with one goal in mind... to get the job done. Commute through London and experience the wonders of the capital.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures. 
  • Coordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner.
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks against the supporting documentation at appropriate times during the patients perioperative journey
  • Act in the role of the scrub practitioner, undertaking all activities within that role in a professional and proficient manner. To include but not limited to mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
  • Assist in the safe transfer and positioning of the patient.
  • Act in the circulating role, undertaking all activities within that role in a professional and proficient manner.
  • Monitor, order, receive and check the consumables within the department, replenishing as required and reordering as appropriate

Staff Benefits 

  • Life Insurance.
  • Private Medical Cover.
  • Benefit Platform.
  • Good Value on site resturant.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Gym Memberships. 
  • Annual Leave.

Client Requirements 

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration.
  • Advanced Scrub Practitioner Qualification.
  • 1 years post graduate experience in operating theatres, with particular experience in area of key speciality.

 

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