Staff Nurse

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Inverness
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS

MEDICAL DIVISION

WARD 5A ONCOLOGY/HAEMATOLOGY

STAFF NURSE – BAND 5

Full-time (37.5 hours per week), Permanent

Salary Scale: £23,113 - £29,905

Ward 5a is a busy Oncology/haematology ward for patients undergoing cancer related treatments and care at all stages of their disease pathway. We are looking for someone who wants the challenge of delivering high quality holistic care, as part of a dynamic team in a busy and thriving ward.

Ideally you will have some experience looking after patients within an acute setting, however we offer training for those with limited or no cancer experience. Working on a busy oncology/haematology ward you will be well supported as you gain exposure to the speciality. This post offers the opportunity to gain knowledge and competencies in care of central lines, safe handling of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments, blood transfusion, toxicity and symptom management and care of the acute oncology patient.

This is an ideal opportunity offering candidates to experience a new speciality and develop new knowledge and skills.

Informal enquiries to: Rhoda Patterson; Tel; email:

Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW, telor by emailing your name and address to .

Please quote reference: ES11.19.04A

Closing date for applications is: 04/03/2019

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