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Staff Nurse - Sandbanks Ward

Employer
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Poole
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pr
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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We have an exciting opportunity to join our small but dedicated and friendly team here at University Hospitals Dorset - Poole Hospital.

Sandbanks Ward is a 23 bedded oncology unit, caring for and supporting patients undergoing various cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Applications are invited from registered nurses who can demonstrate good standards of nursing care, attention to detail and a patient / family centred approach. Previous oncology experience is desirable but not essential.

The post includes internal rotation onto nights and weekend working.

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • NMC registration


Desirable

  • Oncology experience


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development


Skills

Essential

  • Basic IT skills
  • Demonstrated ability with vital signs monitoring equipment and adaptability to recognise the deteriorating patient
  • Non-IV and IV administration of medication
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate fundamental nursing knowledge


Desirable

  • Venepuncture and cannulation
  • ECG recording
  • Catheterisation
  • End of life care experience
  • Chemotherapy trained
  • Acute Oncology Assessment skills


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Poole Hospital

Poole

BH15 2JB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

153-SP03351

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