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Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital currently has an exciting opportunity for a Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Nurse to join The Milverton Suite, Haematology & Oncology Day Unit.
The Milverton Suite treats a variety of haematological cancers and solid tumours, including lymphoma, myeloma, breast, gynaecological, Upper GI, Colorectal and prostate tumours. You will work within a small team of skilled SACT nurses as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team ensuring that our patients are treated with the best possible care.
We are looking for a new team member and have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Staff Nurse to join and be part of our exciting journey of growth in our newly opened SACT suite. We are looking for staff who are looking to train in Oncology and are keen to develop and undertake further learning.
This position is also suitable for experienced Nurses who are looking to train within Oncology and develop their career within systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT).
Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. We are a global provider operating in 11 countries with 77,000 staff who treat 8 million patients each year. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. We are well known for our strong, long-standing relationship with the NHS.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of an Oncology/ SACT Senior Staff Nurse for our stand-alone oncology unit at Springfield Hospital.
The successful applicant will be an experienced nurse and you must be able to demonstrate that you are motivated and forward thinking for the continued success of the department.
To provide specialist nursing advice, care and support to patients with early breast cancer and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients and relatives/carers, both inpatients and outpatients in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and in line with local and national targets. Imperial have a huge unit encompassing plastics, oncology, screening assessment, surgical and nurse-led services.
We have two 12-month posts and a 7-month post. Huge opportunities for growth and support, and potential sabbatical to enrich nursing experience in this arena.
Interviews are 18th October
As a Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating 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. You will work in a manner that puts the patient at the centre of all you do and strive to deliver exceptional standards, consistently. The role will work across a full rotating shift pattern, and provide an opportunity to care for patients who have undergone surgery across multiple specialties.
The Borders Macmillan Centre, nurse-led SACT facility is based in Borders General Hospital, treating 26-30 people per day, working in closely with onsite haematologists, NHS Lothian Oncologists and wider members of the Cancer Specialist team.
The successful post holder will demonstrate high professional standards, acting as a role model, to manage and lead the SACT team. Working autonomously, clinical decision making and excellent communication skills are essential in managing the safe care and delivery of SACT. The post holder will work in close collaboration with NHS Borders Lead SACT nurse, Nurse Consultant in Cancer and other multi-professionals within the South East Scotland Cancer network region.
Applicants are required to have extensive experience with relevant band 6 or equivalent management experience in a systemic-anti cancer therapy (SACT) environment. Excellent skills in communication, organisation, effective leadership, SACT scheduling and respectful team working are key elements of the role.