Band 5 Paediatric Oncology/Haematology Nurse
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Paediatric staff nurse to join the Paediatric Oncology/Haematology ward (Rainbow Ward) at Noah's Ark Children's Hospital for Wales.
As a team we strive to provide an excellent service, putting children and their families at the forefront of our care, meeting their individual needs. To support our service, we are looking for a friendly and approachable Registered Paediatric Nurse who is flexible, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.
Experience within a Paediatric Oncology/Haematology setting would be advantageous.
Main duties of the job
Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?
We are looking for a enthusiastic, vibrant Registered Children's Nurse to join our dynamic team at the Noah's Ark Children's Hospital for Wales in Cardiff. The unit provides a high level service for children and their families from the whole of South and Mid Wales. We are the only Principle centre for children with Cancer and Haematology disorders in Wales.
Rainbow Ward is a 12 bedded inpatient ward. We care for patients with a number of oncology and haematology disorders. We also have a 6 bedded day care area that patients attend for outpatient care. Staff will often rotate between both areas. The daybed area also has it's own theatre which is used one day a week for treatments such as lumbar punctures under general anaesthetic.
As a staff nurse on the unit your main duties will be:
To be responsible for the assessment of care needs
Develop, implement and evaluate care plans
To be responsible for own group of patients
To advocate on behalf of patients to ensure the patient's voice is heard
Access central lines
The successful candidate will work closely with the multidisciplinary team.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply
Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is"Caring for People, Keeping People Well" and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
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