Chemotherapy Nurse

Location
Oxfordshire (GB)
Salary
Competative
Posted
02 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Ref
2018-2522
Sector
Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent

We have a new opportunity for a Chemotherapy Nurse. Essentially, we are looking for a talented, patient focused clinician to join our fantastic team in Oxford.  

As a Chemotherapy Nurse, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patient’s home.  

Work for us, and remember the reason why you became a nurse, it’s your opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ lives every single day.

healthcare at home … a little about us…

Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.

After all, don’t we all feel better at home?

Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits             

We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your career.

We offer a robust and flexible reward package including:

  • Fully expensed company car and fuel card or car allowance of £4250 per annum plus mileage
  • NMC fees paid for
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare cover after two years’ service
  • Death in service (4 x salary)
  • Annual holiday – 33 days inclusive of bank holidays 
  • Mobile phone and tablet device
  • Weekend and evening enhancements
  • Online benefits portal - discounts on high street stores, holidays, days out etc
  • Comprehensive 8 day paid residential induction
  • Support with revalidation
  • Health and Wellbeing package

What does a Chemotherapy Nurse do at healthcare at home?

As a chemotherapy nurse with healthcare at home you will be an ambassador for delivering patient focused care, offering quality nursing that is tailored to the patients' needs. You will administer a range of haematological and solid tumour chemotherapy treatments, as defined in the patient's care plan whilst sustaining professional standards. All clinical data will be documented, and adverse drug events reported via the correct protocol. Long lasting relationships will be built with patient's, carers and stakeholders to aide and support treatment and recovery. It will be important that up to date knowledge is maintained and demonstrated, ensuring any gaps in clinical competency are addressed, whilst staying compliant with all business policies and procedures.

What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?

You will be a registered general nurse who is competent in the administration of Cytotoxic drugs, be able to cannulate and have experience undertaking clinical assessments. 

As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, therefore it is crucial that you have a full UK driving licence.

Fundamentally we are looking for clinicians who are dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, it’s at the heart of what you do.

Please take a look at one of patients inspirational videos - Rachel's Story & also see what Jacqui says about working for us.

healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employer

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