Senior Staff Nurse- Oncology

Senior Staff Nurse- Oncology

Salary: £ 35,822 and £40,401 (dependent upon skills and experience).

Type: Full Time

Language: English (UK)

Location: London

Work Hours: 37.5hrs per week to work Monday - Friday with a variety of shift patterns depending on clinical need.

Start Date: ASAP

The World's largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) is a specialist cancer treatment centre set up by four leading consultants in 2005.

We have over 80 consultants who are experienced in diagnosing and treating all forms of cancer, using the latest medical developments to provide advanced treatment options.

At LOC we are committed to investing in excellent people who want to be part of an organisation that is dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care.

LOC has four day-care facilities across London including Chelsea and St Johns Wood.

All staff are given the opportunity to rotate across the sites.

There is a very collaborative approach to working and strong team support and commitment

Job Description

As a Senior Staff Nurse you will ensure that patients and visitors receive the level of service that conforms to LOC vision, aspiration and values.

The role co-ordinates all functions and activities to ensure a smooth running service to patients and their families.

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain clinical competency in cannulation, care of CVADs and administration techniques

  • Assess the educational and informational needs of the patient and family.

    This includes producing and using appropriate materials to ensure optimum

  • Understanding of nursing care and the likely outcome

  • Liaise and work closely with relevant Clinical Nurse Specialists / Clinic, Doctor /Clinical Team / Consultants / Primary Care Teams in the provision of a professional critical care / cancer nursing service, and use skills identified for the post to provide a specialist input to the care that is planned for and delivered to individual patients

Skills & Experience

  • Skilled in Phlebotomy / Cannulation / Care of CVADs/ IV administration

  • Sound oncology patient assessment skills

  • IV Drug Administration

  • Ability to delegate and prioritise.

  • Effective preceptorship / mentorship skills

  • Ability to motivate and contribute to team working

  • Good written and spoken English language skills

  • Basic cardiac life support

  • Advanced life support

Do not hesitate to contact me 02078618777 ext 1218

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