At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of London's most prestigious private hospitals, located in the heart of London, specialising in Medical and Surgical care. They have an available opportunity for an Oncology Nurse with excellent experience, skills and knowledge. If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.
The overall responsibility as an oncology nurse is to care for critically or chronically ill cancer patients. They administer chemotherapy, implement new methods of symptom treatment and monitor patients' progress. Oncology nurses also create a supportive environment.
Working as an oncology nurse you will be responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges to the unit, working to ensure close monitoring of patients to avoid/predict deterioration and manage care appropriately. You will comply and promote infection control standards and co-ordinate with other team members to ensure patients to be readmitted are rescheduled and booked according to procedure. As an oncology nurse you will also be responsible for the administration of cytotoxic drugs. Maintaining a safe environment for patients under your care will be part of your daily responsibilities along with any other ad hoc duties required by senior members of staff.
Qualification in Chemotherapy Administration
To be eligible for the role, you will need to:
• Be NMC registered
• Have at least 6 months Acute Nursing experience with exposure to oncology and a keen interest in further developing your career in this field of nursing
• Have a recognised chemotherapy qualification
• Be a caring and compassionate nurse with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.
You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Holiday entitlement
• GP services
• Life Assurance
• Season Ticket Loan
• Eye Test
• Childcare Vouchers
• Gym Membership
• Continued professional development
Apply now for a call back to discuss the role in more detail Ref IND CB
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