Senior Staff Nuse - Oncology

Leaders in Oncology Care
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility
Located in the heart of London's esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 129 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. Our eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery and a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country. We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Job Description
As the Senior Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing high quality Oncology nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within our oncology unit. You will be required to effectively working within the team, supervising, coaching and developing junior cancer services staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary, as well as being confident working independently. As the successful candidate you will promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within our Oncology Unit. Salary: £35,673 - £40,401 (Dependent upon experience) + shift enhancement Hours: 37.5 per week Rotational shift pattern: 7.30am to 8pm / 7.30pm to 8am over 7 days

Duties & Responsibilities
* Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual inpatient and family needs * Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff. * Supervise and direct junior team members * Deputise for senior staff in their absence * Drive high standards of care, assisting with promoting development initiatives and assisting with coaching and development of the team * Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation and phlebotomy * Promote a learning environment at all times

Skills & Experience
* RGN with valid NMC pin * Substantial post registration experience with an oncology setting or similar * Mentorship & preceptorship experience, and a desire to work towards an ENB 998 certificate * Completion of relevant qualification * Phlebotomy skills are desirable

About The Individual
You will have a positive, enthusiastic, flexible attitude and be willing to learn from those around them, whilst contributing towards a best practice environment. You will be comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team and be keen to share knowledge and ideas throughout the group