About The Facility
We are recruiting now for Oncology Nurses at our prestigious Wellington Hospital, the UK's largest private independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees based in the vibrant area of St Johns Wood North West London. Where this is an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas.
Continuous expansion plans and business growth at the Wellington has impacted on our Oncology services and as part of exciting expansion plans our 16 bed Oncology Unit is looking to increase bed capacity and actively recruiting compassionate, dedicated and patient focused Nurses. Patients are treated in first class private rooms with the latest in innovative treatments and cutting edge technology with the highest of dignity, respect and healthcare standards from our valued specialist nursing teams. Nursing ratios averaging 1:4 you can become part of your patient's journey and no 2 days are the same with the range of cancer services and specialisms we treat.
As part of a multidisciplinary team the Staff Nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate high standards of nursing care. The role of the Oncology Staff Nurse at The Wellington Hospital is to care for Oncology patients from diagnosis, collaborative treatment planning, chronic pain control, to integration into the community and end of life care.
This is a full time role however part time/nights only hours may be considered. Shifts Long days and nights. 8am-8:30pm and 8pm-8:30am. Rota: 2 weekend shifts per month and 4 nights per month. Our attractive and competitive salaries are dependent upon skills and experience. £32000-£36000 plus shift enhancements. Benefits: structured career development, funded courses, Private pension, private medical care cover, and much more that you can expect from a world class private healthcare organisation.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Reporting to the Sister/Nurse in Charge your role as a valued Staff Nurse is to treat all patients in their private room environment with dignity and respect, focusing on making a difference by offering individualised and one-on-one patient care and comfort to them and their relatives.
- Assess, plan, deliver , evaluate and implement the highest of nursing standards covering specialisms; Cancer Care, Breast Care, Haematology, Lymphomas, Liver and HPB, Gynaecological, Head Neck, Skin, Urological cancer and Genetic testing.
- Work in a highly experienced and specialist multicultural and multidispinary team, alongside leading specialist nurses and world class consultants. Utilise and work with all support services internally and externally, including complementary Therapy team and Acute Admissions unit staff.
- Build strong relationships with your patient and your support team, closely monitor conditions of patients and report any concerns as necessary. Recognise your own limitations and request assistance and support from your team.
- Administer Chemotherapy, conduct patient teaching, managing their illness and accurately document all patient records onto the computerised systems.
- Take part in ward audits and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.
Skills & Experience
Registered RN with Acute Oncology Ward based experience - Desirable Chemo trained, but not essential. Exception communication skills and compassionate nursing skills able and demonstrate good clinical practice at all times. Flexible to the needs of the department, supportive team player and willing to progress and continuous develop.