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Staff Nurse - Oncology/Haematology Day Case Unit (Meadows, Eccleshill)

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen at Bradford Teaching Hospitals (BTHFT) for permanent full time and part time band 5 staff nurses on the Oncology / Haematology Day Case Unit based at The Meadows, Eccleshill Community Hospital.

The Oncology / Haematology unit is a supportive day case chemotherapy unit where we combine clinical excellence with high standard of care, using a holistic approach to achieve the best possible outcomes. The unit treats a range of patients as day cases offering chemotherapy / immunotherapy and supportive treatments, to patients with oncology / Haematology malignancies and non-malignant hematological conditions. The unit will soon be delivering a blood transfusion service and the potholders will be expected to rotate through the unit once appropriate training and competencies are achieved.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the team, where the successful candidate can develop the skills and knowledge in cancer care, full support will be given to undertake the Systemic Anti Cancer Treatment (SACT) Passport competencies as well as a range of in house training opportunities relevant to the specialty. It is a rewarding specialty that requires a caring, dedicated team worker with a passion for holistic nursing care.

You will be required to work Monday to Friday (with the possibility of a 7 day service in future) including some long days and across site if required.

Main duties of the job

Oncology / Haematology Day Case Unit

2.1 The post holder will have responsibility for a caseload of patients with an Oncology / Haematology diagnosis and will provide an effective and high quality patient-focused service that is sensitive to the needs of users and providers.

2.2 The post holder will provide clinical, social and psychological support to their patients enabling them, through counselling, education and health promotion to reach their optimum level of independence and health.

2.3 The post holder will provide specialist advice and support to the defined patient group and to other health care professionals caring for them.

2.4 Although the post holder has no direct budgetary responsibility they will be expected to assist with the effective use of resources in their clinical area.

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand-new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Closing date may change dependent on the response

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Ability to use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills.
  • Capable of working within a multidisciplinary team.


Desirable

  • IV skills


Qualifications

Essential

  • UK Registered General Nurse


Desirable

  • Relevant ENB courses.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of chemotherapy administration and other treatments to both in and out patients.


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate interest/desire/understanding of the clinical specialty


Desirable

  • Experience of teaching junior staff both qualified and unqualified.


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Demonstrates a commitment to develop both personally and professionally within the role as the service needs require


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Bradford

BD9 6RJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

389-23-5735577-A

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