Staff Nurse - Oncology

NHS

Job Description

The London Clinic are offering an attractive £2,000 ‘Golden Hello’ welcome incentive payment to successful candidates to join our team at The London Clinic.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join our Oncology Inpatients Unit based at The London Clinic's Cancer Centre in London (close to Baker Street & Regents Park tube stations). We are offering an inclusive salary range of £36,527 - £44,229 per annum.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We have circa 1300 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise. Our Oncology Inpatients unit comprises of 18 beds, all in separate, private en-suite rooms. We treat a range of cancers including; Brain, Pancreatic, Cervical, Head & Neck, Bowel, Lung, Prostate, Bladder, Neuroendocrine, Skin, and Uterine cancer.

Job Profile

To be responsible for the delivery of high standards of care and service to the patients and to work within a team to provide assessment and evaluation of care.

  • Job Location: Duchess of Devonshire Wing in 22 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6JA.
  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.
  • Shifts: Mixed Shift Rotation - Working Long Days and Nights, including Weekends.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To take responsibility for individualised patient care acting as the named nurse, using the relevant nursing models and documentation for the department.
  • Facilitate the provision of a co-ordinated, high quality inpatient service to cancer patients, and promote safe practice and professional conduct.
  • Ensure legibility and accuracy of nursing records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act in the Clinic Data Protection Policy.
  • Encourage good working relationships within the multidisciplinary team, to ensure the effective care and treatment of patients.
  • Partake in an education and training programme and evaluate quality and impact on service using audit and benchmarking.

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC Registration
  • Post-registration experience working in a UK acute hospital setting.
  • Oncology nursing experience and competent in the administration of the SACT is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided.
  • Demonstrates some knowledge of having looked after acutely unwell patients, as well as IV Drug administration experience.
  • Evidence of good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work autonomously and as a team member.

We are an organisation that has charitable status, and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

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