Senior Staff Nurse - Oncology

The Harley Street Clinic
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

With the most advanced medical equipment and the largest private paediatric ITU in the country, it's no surprise we attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals.

The entire focus of our cancer unit, from the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to leading drug development and treatment options, is centred on the needs of the individual patient. The Harley Street Clinic was the first in the UK to treat patients using a technology known as the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system. We have been treating patients with CyberKnife technology since 2009 and therefore have the most clinical experience in the UK.

We carry out highly specialist cancer surgery involving procedures in the following areas; Breast, Gynaecological, Colorectal, Upper gastro-intestine, Head and Neck, Hepatobiliary and Sarcoma

The successful applicant will have access to all of HCA's fantastic benefits. On top of this the successful candidate will work within an established organization based in one of London's most renowned medical locations and known worldwide for its outstanding service.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Staff Nurse to join our Oncology Team providing effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the unit, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

This is a full time position with a rotation of shifts. 11.5 hour shifts, 13 per month Long Days, Nights and Weekends

Please note the salary range for this role is £35,673 - £40,401 plus shift allowances (dependent on experience)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual patient and family needs
  • Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff, demonstrating best practice at all times
  • Supervise and direct junior team members, deputizing for the Charge Nurses 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 And Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Assessing & Mentoring qualification
  • Basic Life Support training
  • Evidence of ongoing dynamic continuing professional development within Oncology
  • Significant post registration experience of working with Oncology/Haematology Patients
  • Excellent Oncology clinical skills
  • Administration of IV drugs

About The Individual

The successful candidate will be adaptable and able to meet changing working patterns and case-load, working independently as well as within the team. They will possess a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience. Due to the nature of the role, adherence to policy, procedure and guidelines will be of paramount importance in conjunction with the customer-centric attitude.