London – Private Care at Guys
Location: Private Care @ Guys (Part of London Bridge Hospital)
Hours: 37.5hrs pw (long days/nights/weekends)
Salary: £35,174-£39,082 (Inclusive of 9% shift allowance & dependent on skills & experience) + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
As a Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for working in a supporting experienced nursing team to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that patients are cared for in a safe, caring and comfortable environment. This will include meeting their medical, physical and emotional needs by effectively communicating with the patient and their families.
We understand that cancer care is a challenging field and our friendly team work closely together to adopt a supportive culture. As part of HCA Healthcare our team are offered emotional support and career development.
Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in individual care needs of patients and develop appropriate care plans to implement and evaluate
Monitor patient care and interventions appropriately
Recognise deterioration in patients’ condition at an early stage, (including neutropenic patients) Refer to the senior nurse and medical team appropriately
Attend IV/ chemotherapy drug administration training, complete workbook competence
Report and document adverse incidents appropriately
Initiate appropriate actions to isolate patients when required
Implement a holistic approach in the care of patients requiring infection control precautions.
NHS or Private ward experience
Oncology/cancer care experience
Passionate about patient care, respectful, responsible and committed
Haematology experience is desirable.
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
Rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, the London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent.
With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres we offer our patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.
Private Care at Guy’s located on the top four floors of the Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital, and is a purpose-built facility, offering private healthcare specialising in men and women’s health services as well as the entire spectrum of cancer care - all under one roof.
Our private cancer services include outpatient and inpatient chemotherapy, haematology appointments and haematology treatment. We also offer radiotherapy on campus as part of the London Radiotherapy Centre. Complementary Therapy and Support Counselling is also made available to our patients.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.