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Staff Nurse - Oncology

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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Staff Nurse-Oncology

Location: The Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood, London 

Hours: 37.5hrs pw (shifts: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) 

Brilliant opportunity for a Staff Nurse to Join the Oncology team at The Wellington Hospital, London 

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. 

Skills & Experience 

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC pin 

  • NHS or Private ward experience 

  • Oncology/cancer care experience 

  • Passionate about patient care, respectful, responsible and committed 

  • Haematology experience is desirable.  

About Us 

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 

The role is based in the 17 bed oncology and medical ward. There is a mixture of acutely unwell patients, chemotherapy patients and end of life 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. 


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