Location: The Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood, London
Hours: 37.5hrs pw (shifts:long days/nights/weekends)
Salary: £35,174-£39,082 (Inclusive of 9% shift allowance & dependent on skills & experience) + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
Brilliant opportunity for a Staff Nurse to Join the Oncology team at The Wellington Hospital, London
As a Staff Nurse, 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.
We understand that cancer care is a challenging field and our friendly team work closely together to adopt a supportive culture. As part of HCA Healthcare our team are offered emotional support and career development.
Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in individual care needs of patients and develop appropriate care plans to implement and evaluate
Monitor patient care and interventions appropriately
Recognise deterioration in patients’ condition at an early stage, (including neutropenic patients) Refer to the senior nurse and medical team appropriately
Attend IV/ chemotherapy drug administration training, complete workbook competence
Report and document adverse incidents appropriately
Initiate appropriate actions to isolate patients when required
Implement a holistic approach in the care of patients requiring infection control precautions.
Skills & Experience
Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin
NHS or Private ward experience
Oncology/cancer care experience
Passionate about patient care, respectful, responsible and committed
Haematology experience is desirable.
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
The role is based in the 17 bed oncology and medical ward. There is a mixture of acutely unwell patients, chemotherapy patients and end of life patients.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.