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Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy Suite

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Band 5 Nurse to join the Chemotherapy Suite. The Chemotherapy Suite is a day unit situated within the Arden Cancer Centre and cares for adults receiving treatment for cancer this includes Systemic Anti Cancer Treatment (Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy), supportive treatments including blood products and management of central venous access devices. The unit is well supported by the multidisciplinary team and a robust training programme is in place for those new to the area. Applications are welcomed from those who have good time management skills and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

Provide optimum quality of care to patients, offering support to the multi-professional team. Will take management responsibility for an identified area on regular shifts.

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment , which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

You may be returning to nursing or only qualified in the last couple of years, full training and support will be offered to the right candidate.

If you are looking for job security, unique nursing skillsets, and work in a progressive University Hospital endoscopy unit, we welcome the opportunity to meet you.
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.
  • A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff.
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users.
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways.
  • Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data.
  • Manage expected (and occasional unexpected) clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g. in an unexpected event.
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

For further details please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualification/Training

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Skills & Abilities

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

UHCW

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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218-NM-B5-6212716

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