London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
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There are exciting changes happening within NorthwickPark chemotherapy service and the team in the Chemotherapy Day Unit are looking for dynamic and motivated chemotherapy trained nurses to join us. An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and passionate Band 6 Chemotherapy Nurses who are keen to join our team to further develop our chemotherapy service. Our team are looking to recruit nurses who are committed, motivated and forward thinking to complement our existing team in achieving excellent care for our patients.
We are seeking an experienced nurses with proven clinical and leadership skills with a passion for working within the field of chemotherapy, you must have experience of administration of SACT, pre-treatment assessments and pre-treatment consultations.
Main duties of the job
The role of the chemotherapy nurse is to provide holistic care for cancer patients receiving systemic anti cancer treatments (SACT) and is a challenging and rewarding role. We are looking for an enthusiastic, and experienced Chemotherapy Nurse who can drive forward the Trust's vision and values within an existing team and ensure safe high quality care for patients within our care. To ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated for each patient within own sphere of responsibility.
To work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of a high standard of care to the patients.
Support patients and carers in their information needs
To take charge of the day unit in the absence of the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse as required
To participate in all relevant aspects of the Governance process.
The post holder will adhere to the NMC code of Professional Conduct at all times and ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
To safely administer chemotherapy in keeping with local and national policy
To act as a positive role model at all times.
For full main duties of the job, please see Job Description.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.
We run major acute services at:
- Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
- St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
- Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
- Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.
We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
For detailed job description and main and key responsibilities - please see Job description and Person specification of the vacancy.
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