Staff Nurse

NHS

Job Description

We would welcome an enthusiastic, highly motivated nurse to join our busy team on Talbot Butler Ward and the Emergency Assessment Bay (EAB) working within the Oncology and Haematology directorate.

Talbot Butler ward is a 24 bedded ward, treating Oncology and Haematology patients. The ward contains two, four bedded bays (1 male and 1 female), as well as 16 side rooms.

We care for patients with complex oncological and haematological conditions and cancers. We administer a range of complex SACT regimes to our patients and follow through with appropriate aftercare for any patients experiencing side effects as a result of their cancer treatments and those with non-malignant haematological disorders.

The Emergency Assessment Bay (EAB)runs as a triage service for all oncology and haematology patients who are undergoing active treatment for cancer. Our service is a 24/7 service allowing patients on SACT treatment to call the department and be triaged by a competent nurse who will advise the patient accordingly; whether that be to self-manage at home, or attend EAB. If patients do attend EAB they will be assessed and treated in line with their oncological or haematological needs.If the post holder does not hold the relevant training or competencies in administration of SACT, training will be provided by our Practice Educator/ Lead SACT nurse via a 6 week, in house module.

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