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Chemotherapy Day unit -Staff Nurse

London – HCA at UCH
Full time
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Chemotherapy Day Unit- Staff Nurse

 Location: University College Hospital Private Care (HCA @ UCH) London

Hours: Full time 37.5 (4 days per week 8-6pm or potentially 9-7pm on occasion)

Salary: £33,000-£37,255 dependent on relevant experience & Skills + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

Fantastic opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join the Chemo Day Unit @ UCH Private Care

As Staff Nurse for our chemo day care unit 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 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
  • appropriate actions to isolate patients when required
  • Liaise with multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • Maintain ward area in stocked items, equipment and waste to maintain a clean and safe environment

Skills & Experience

  • Registered nurse, with post qualification
  • NHS or Private experience
  • Chemo Trained

About us:

The daycare unit at UCH is situated on the 5th floor of University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre. The centre specialises mainly in malignant haematology and stem cell transplantation and is one of only a few centres in the UK to have JACIE accreditation for its transplant service.  There is also some Oncology, mainly sarcoma and brain tumours. Patients receive a range of treatments- chemotherapy, immunotherapies, and supportive treatments such as blood transfusions, venesections and bisphosphonates

Working in partnership with University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, HCA UK at University College Hospital (HCA at UCH) is a dedicated private facility offering expert care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our team of experienced doctors and nurses provide the highest quality of personalised care, at all stages of treatment for our patients.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC, we are continually investing in our facilities to make sure that our patients have access to the latest treatments and technology. We offer specialist care for solid tumour and blood cancer and we are a JACIE accredited bone marrow and stem cell transplant centre. We treat patients for CAR T-cell therapy, making us one of the few JACIE accredited private providers in the UK to offer this ground-breaking therapy.

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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