Clinical
Clinical

Chemotherapy Nurse

Part Time

Scope

We have an opportunity for a high-calibre, passionate Chemotherapy Nurse to work with our client who are a highly progressive private healthcare provider at the forefront of innovation.

This position will allow the successful candidate a rare opportunity in working within state-of-the-art facilities.

Responsibilities

Provide specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals following diagnosis and through all stages of treatment

Ensure continuity of a high standard of evidence-based nursing care for patients undergoing chemotherapy, assessing health, health related and nursing needs of patients, their families and other carers by identifying and initiating appropriate steps for effective care. This will include: -

  • Managing a patient caseload
  • Close liaison with medical consultants
  • Ordering diagnostic tests within agreed parameters
  • Running nurse-led clinics

About You

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • UKONS SACT Passport or to be completed within three months of appointment
  • For this role you will need to be fully trained and qualified in venepuncture and cannulations and have experience of working with different types of central venous access devices
  • You will have experience in delivering chemotherapy and knowledge of infection control
  • You will be either working towards/or have the willingness to train towards having a recognised chemotherapy qualification
  • Experience and competence in blood transfusion and bone marrow biopsies
  • Previous experience within the oncology setting
  • UKONs trained and experience in oncology telephone triage. Recognition and management of neutropenic sepsis
  • An expectation of a minimum of 2 years nursing experience is required
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Lauren Wilkinson Managed by Lauren Wilkinson
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South East
Permanent
Clinical
apply Posted - 08.10.2020

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