Oncology Nurse

Eclypse Recruitment
Coventry, West Midlands
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Oncology Nurse - field based
£28,000 - £30,000
West Midlands - Coventry / Birmingham
30 hours per week

Eclypse recruitment are pleased to present this opportunity for a Homecare Oncology Nurse - we are seeking a field based home care nurse specialising in Oncology delivering chemotherapy treatments in patient's homes across the West Midlands.

Job Purpose:

  • The Home Care Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality, cost effective clinical care to a caseload of patients across Intravenous Therapies, Oncology, Enzyme Replacement Therapy and Biologics or any new service line introduced.
  • To communicate effectively at all times and at all levels within the company and with external customers, patients and their families.
  • To promote a progressive attitude to the continuous improvement of standards of care through research and evidence based practice.

The hours are typically between 8am to 8pm predominantly Monday - Friday. The roles are field based and you will travel between patients' homes to deliver their treatment. The role requires the nurse to be well organised and motivated, as you will self-manage your diary.
Treatments will include seeing patients for bloods, toxicity assessments, IV chemotherapy, oral chemotherapy, pump disconnections, line care, IM/SC injections therefore you must be competent in the administration of Chemotherapy.

Essential criteria:

  • Cannulation and venepuncture competency is essential.
  • Proven experience in oncology and/or haematology is essential.
  • A full UK driving license.
  • Post-registration qualification in administering Cytotoxic Chemotherapy (equivalent to ENB237 or N59) or prepared to work towards.
  • 1yr post registration experience in an acute setting
  • 2yrs (min) experience within oncology and/or haematology setting
  • Experience of supervising learners
  • Previous homecare experience

Salary: between £28,000 - £30,000 + package/ incentives to assist you in your role
Hours: 30 hours

Excellent opportunity for a specialist nurse seeking a rewarding role working for an up and coming organisation where you can settle and establish your career.

Please submit your CV to Caroline:

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