Staff Nurse - Oncology/Acute Medical no exp needed

The Lister Hospital
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Facility

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.

In 2017, The Lister Hospital will be opening a brand new Inpatient Oncology/Acute Medical unit at the main hospital site to support the opening of the Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) new chemo day case suite in the heart of Chelsea.

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for those wishing to progress and specialise their career in oncology and we are committed to offering oncology development and chemo training.

As Staff Nurse you will provide a high level of care for patients by assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care. Within a supported working environment you will be responsible and accountable for your own practice within the clinical area and for delivering a quality service at all times. Additionally, you will actively help to promote the services of the unit within The Lister Hospital and will initiate and contribute to research based care and other practice development initiatives

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £31,630 - £35,822 + 9% shift enhancement and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Benefits: 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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of all patients
  • Participate in the development of clinical initiatives to provide an optimal service to patients and Consultants
  • Provide patients and families with information regarding the care and management of their condition
  • Respect and ensure patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Communicate and work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
  • Recognise and take appropriate action in emergency situations

Skills & Experience

We're looking for exceptional people to support this new service and although we are looking for nurses with an oncology, we will consider nurses with acute medical experience and a keen interest in oncology.

About The Individual

As the successful candidate, you will be calm and capable under pressure within a team in an environment with constantly changing priorities. You will also be professional, have excellent interpersonal skills, and recognise the need to work flexibly to best serve the needs of our department and patients.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!