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Staff Nurse - Haematology




Facility:Harley Street at UCH

Category:Nursing & Midwifery

Closing Date:31/03/2018

About the facility

HCA Healthcare UK (International Cancer Centre of the Year 2016 winners) are looking for an experienced Haematology or Oncology Staff Nurse to join Harley Street at University College Hospital (UCH).

Harley Street at UCH established in 2006 and is a fully JACIE accredited BMT unit. We offer the very best in private haematology healthcare, supporting patients through screening, diagnosis, treatment and aftercare we provide a wide range of services and treatments including; cutting edge radiotherapy, complex chemotherapy, immunotherapy, antibody treatments and bone marrow transplantation.

Whilst the prime focus of this unit is haematological cancers, we do also have a wide range and high level of experience in other blood disorders and Oncological diagnoses, making this role extremely diverse and interesting, in turn allowing you to continually learn and develop.

Job Description

We understand that working in nursing and also in the field of cancer can be challenging, and our friendly team works closely together to adopt a supportive culture. Being part of this team you will have the opportunity to work with some fantastic professionals who will be fully supported of you in your role.

With low patient to nurse ratios you are able to implement a high level of care and compassion to your patients and become a fundamental part of their treatment and recovery and our resident Haematology Consultant means that you will always have consultant level support.

We pride ourselves on providing pioneering private treatment and from working alongside internationally renowned specialists, you will be part of an enterprise that incorporates the world's largest private healthcare provider and one of the top NHS Trusts, delivering a compassionate and world-class service in an exclusive private ward setting.

Salary: £33-36k + shift enhancements (dependant on experience)

Duties & Responsibilities

Your role as a Staff Nurse is to act as an advocate for your patient, recognising the individual needs of the patient’s, carer’s and family’s needs. You will provide specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and provide the highest standards of holistic nursing care using evidence based practice.

Skills and Experience

You must be an NMC Registered nurse from an acute hospital setting with some Haematology or Oncology nursing experience. If you think you have what it takes to work in this challenging but rewarding field of nursing then we are looking for you.

About the Individual

With a can-do attitude and a foundation of Haematology or Oncology experience we will support and develop you throughout your nursing career here at HCA Healthcare UK. With on the job training and development, including chemo competency courses, stem cell transplant courses and a clearly defined career pathway. We also fund external courses with all reputable institutions.