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Senior Staff Nurse (BAND 6) - Olayan Day Care Unit

Employer
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sutton
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Are you interested in joining a stimulating environment that is committed to fulfilling the needs of its staff as well as its patients?

If you are, then Day Care Services may be for you. The Olayan unit is a day care facility, providing intravenous chemotherapy and supportive therapies to patients with a wide variety of Solid and Haematological cancers. The unit offers a modern, pleasant environment to ensure comfort and a relaxed setting throughout the patient's pathway. We are committed to providing the highest quality care and maintaining consistently high standards in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive senior staff nurse or an experienced band 6 looking to progress. The candidate will need a calm leadership style to support leading and managing a busy Daycare unit. You will be required to lead a team, manage shifts, and contribute to service improvement in a friendly, supportive day care setting.

In return for your commitment, we can provide flexible working patterns to help maintain your work/life balance. We are dedicated to supporting all staff and do so by providing individualised professional development opportunities and excellent staff support facilitation.

If you are committed to providing patient focused care and would like to join our team, then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

  • To promote a safe clinical environment for all patients, visitors and staff.
  • To participate in Trust initiatives around infection control and care quality indicators.
  • To assist with any local or trust initiatives to ensure the continuous improvement of the quality of services and safeguarding of high standards of care.
  • To be aware of all hospital policies and procedures and collaborate with other health care professionals to ensure that these are observed.


About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 4,500 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals - one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey - as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital.

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits, learning and development opportunities and clear career pathways. There are opportunities to work flexibly across a range of areas and specialities and we welcome flexible working requests from point of hire to support employees work life balance. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
  • Counterchecking patients vital signs, blood results, patient body surface area, chemotherapy prescription and consent before administration of treatment.
  • Educating patients on their treatment such as indications and side effects.
  • Ensuring necessary medication and follow up appointments are obtained.
  • To plan, document, deliver and evaluate care plans from admission through to discharge / transfer discussing this with the patient, their family and multi-disciplinary teams and to alert the Sister/Charge Nurse of any changes.


Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • RMH Certificate in Intravenous Drug Administration or to be obtained within three months of appointment


Desirable

  • Qualification in oncology or speciality Diploma or Degree level study (or equivalent) Recognised teaching qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in intravenous drug administration
  • Sufficient post registration nursing experience in oncology or speciality to be confident and competent in using the required skills to do the job


Desirable

  • Experience in chemotherapy administration
  • Experience in Clinical Management
  • Evidence of relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical trials management


Skills Abilities/knowledge

Desirable

  • Experience in oncology or area of specialty
  • Venepuncture and/or cannulation skills
  • Evidence of understanding of the NHS Plan and current NHS issues


Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Royal Marsden Hospital Sutton

Sutton

SM2 5PT

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282-C11217858

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