Junior Sister - Oncology - London

The Lister Hospital
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About The Facility
Develop your existing skills with HCA Healthcare UK - World's largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016 The Lister Hospital has an international reputation for providing high quality private healthcare to patients across a wide range of specialties.For medical professionals that value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit, it's the career destination of choice. Our radiography service at the Lister Hospital provides services at the main hospital and our Chelsea Outpatient Centre on Chelsea's famous Kings Road and covers a full range of modalities, including; MRI, CT, XRay, Fluoroscopy, interventional radiography, mammography/tomoscopy (1 stop breast clinic), ultrasound. The team rotate across both sites dependent upon service and our patient needs and our radiographers work across all modalities ensuring they maintain their knowledge and skills.Job Description
As a Junior Sister, you will provide high quality nursing by assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care. They are responsible and accountable for their own practice within the clinical area and for delivering a quality service at all times.Working effectively within the multidisciplinary team; you will supervise junior staff and deputise for the Senior Sisters and the Senior Nurse Manager when necessary. Your will will also involve supporting with the delivery of services within the agreed departmental budget without compromising patient safety. Duties & Responsibilities
To provide mentorship to junior staff; undertaking annual appraisal, regular review, providing advice and support for professional development. Demonstrate excellent clinical practice at all times and to be professionally accountable for own practice in accordance with NMC guidelines. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to meet the needs of patients and their family/carers following discussion with them. To be able to recognise clinical problems promptly and report or take appropriate action. Manage a patient caseload effectively by prioritising care and using time and resources efficientlyLiaise with all members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure optimum care is delivered to the patient.Skills & Experience
A first level registration at Diploma or Degree levelA minimum of 3 years post registration experience, 2 years of which will be in the relevant clinical specialtyAn accredited post registration course in chemotherapy / oncology nursing is highly desirable.