Are you a staff nurse with experience or interest in providing care for haematology and oncology patients? Would you be keen to develop your knowledge and skills within this area? An exciting opportunity has become available to join the team with Lilford Ward and the Chemotherapy suite at Kettering general Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.Qualified nurses with experience or newly qualified applicants would be welcome to apply.
The role will be supported with training for the right applicant to develop the required specialist skills and knowledge. This will provide an advanced skill set to include a wide range of capabilities from mentorship to specialist chemotherapy administration. A teaching qualification or willingness to undertake this is essential, as is the ability to work within the specialty team to provide on-going, high quality support and care for patients.If you feel that you that such a role would be of interest to you then please apply.Main duties of the job
The post holder will act at all times in accordance with the NMC code and local standards of care and policies.
Key roles and responsibilities of a nurse/midwife are as follows:
- A clinical practitioner who is developing their expertise within their speciality
- An effective role model who emulates good practice and professional standards
- A motivated, dynamic practitioner who supports the ward team in striving for improvements in care and practice
- Works within own limits of competency provide a holistic package of care that meets the patients psychological, social and physical needs as dictated by patient pathway and clinical condition
- Act responsibly as a team member and seeks help whenever necessary
- To implement relevant clinical assessment tools and risk assessments.
- To cover clinical workload and other duties in the absence of other staff of the same or lower banding.
- To be aware of safeguarding procedures, ensuring that they maintain their knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act Assessment, Deprivation of Liberty and Best Interests to ensure patients overall safety within clinical environment.
- To work effectively and communicate with the multi-disciplinary team regarding patient care notifying and escalating to them any changes in patients condition or other useful information. Contribute in effective handovers of patient care between shifts, other departments and other healthcare providers.
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.
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For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse/ Midwife
- Leadership qualification
- Mentor qualification
- Previous healthcare experience
- Commitment to continuing professional development with an enthusiasm for learning
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- Evidence of post-registration qualification/education to diploma/degree level
- Awareness and understanding of current issues within nursing, midwifery and the wider NHS
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