Bank Chemotherapy Nurse
- Full Time
Bank Registered Nurse Band 5- Chemotherapy Nurse
Trust: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location: City Hospital & QMC
Day rate: 13.79 per hour
Night/Saturday rate: 17.93 per hour
Sunday/Bank Holiday rate: 22.07 per hour
We are seeking Chemotherapy trained Registered Nurses who are motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills to join our bank.
In order to apply for this post you must have a minimum of 6 months’ experience in a similar role held within the last 2 years, and hold NMC Registered Nurse qualification and a valid PIN.
To Provide a high-quality service of care to patients and significant others and to promote a good learning environment. To support the Senior Nurse for Chemotherapy Services in all aspects of that role, as well as the other members of the team. To be aware of resource management and to provide effective links within the Trust. To undertake and assist in the safe administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy, monoclonal anti-bodies within the Oncology. Haematology and client group, whilst also providing on-going support to patients and their carers. Ensure that nursing care within the chemotherapy unit is a high standard and in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and standards and adheres to the Units philosophy.
To apply for this post, you will have the following:
- Maintain individualised patient care pathways in collaboration with patients; evaluating and updating them as necessary to ensure that the patient’s needs are met holistically.
- Encourage the introduction an implementation of new ideas on patient care and the delivery of nursing care using evidence-based research.
- Maintain and promote excellent communication links with the multidisciplinary team, Specialist nurses and all personnel involved in the delivery of care to the Oncology/ Haematology client group.
- Be competent in the safe administration of cytotoxic drugs, monoclonal antibodies, and other identified supportive therapy for this client group.
- To be able to cannulate and administer drug therapy including Vesicants after appropriate training has been given and competencies established.
- Develop the knowledge and skill to inform and counsel patients on their treatment and cancer journey.
- To undertake care and management of Central Venous Access Device, teaching community nurses and other ward staff, patients and/or their significant other to care and manage these lines and ‘trouble shoot’ as appropriate.
- To be responsible for organising and carry out Audits to ensure standards are met and problems identified in accordance with Essence of Care.
If you feel that you do not meet these criteria but would like to talk this through with us, then please email us at [email protected]
Who are NHS Professionals?
NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.
Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.
How to apply
Please complete the application on NHS jobs for this role.
For more information on the roles, simply get in touch with Fiona Lindo or Yasmin Castle by emailing [email protected]
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