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Specialist Nurse - Chemotherapy (Bank)

Job Description

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.

Are you a qualified oncology nurse? Are you interested in a new challenge? Do you want to spend more time with your patients? Is patient care at the heart of everything you do?

If the answer to any of the above is YES then we would like to talk to you. We at BMI are ‘serious about health and passionate about care’ and if you are too then you could have an exciting career with us.

BMI Healthcare is the largest independent sector provider of cancer services and we are currently in the process of implementing our 5 year strategy to further develop our cancer services in many exciting ways, including new cancer units and integrated cancer care service provision to our patients.

We are looking for enthusiastic, qualified and experienced oncology nurses who are dedicated to improving the cancer patient’s journey and providing exceptional clinical care as well as assisting in implementing and driving change for patient benefit.

In return for your commitment to BMI Healthcare we offer the opportunity to work with new and novel treatment plans, a strong benefits package, training and development opportunities up to and including Masters level study with links with many UK educational institutions and a strong UK wide support network for all of our oncology staff, working closely with consultant oncologists and haematologists who are specialists in their field.

BMI Healthcare’s Esperance Hospital in Eastbourne has a vacancy for a Specialist Nurse in Chemotherapy to join their team of staff.

This role is offered on a Bank basis, with shifts offered on an 'as and when required' basis. To cover periods of leave and to supplement staff during busy times.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • RN level 1 or equivalent
  • Post registration experience
  • Completion of a recognised national chemotherapy course and competencies.
  • The skills to complete the chemotherapy Competencies annually
  • Accountable
  • Diplomatic

Duties of this role include:

  • To manage the patient’s chemotherapy journey and follow the BMI chemotherapy pathway
  • To deliver cytotoxic and other prescribed therapies, intravenously, intramuscularly, subcutaneously and orally.
  • To support patients and their significant others before, during and after treatments.
  • To deliver high quality care
  • To educate patients and their significant others about their therapies
  • To use and apply technical knowledge when delivering therapies
  • Administer therapies safely and manage their side effects

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

BMI Healthcare Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
Gym membership discount

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you. To be considered for this role, please complete our brief online application form and we will be in touch within 14 days of the closing date.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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