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Staff Nurse - Haematology/Oncology

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen at Bradford Teaching Hospitals (BTHFT) permanent full 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

Carries continuous responsibility for a defined patient caseload including setting standards of care, assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care following clinical protocols.

5.1.2 Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates specialist care or treatment regimes for patients requiring Intravenous treatment taking into consideration the lifestyle, gender, cultural background and preferences of the individual, making reasonable adjustments to care where this is appropriate.

5.1.3 Undertakes chemotherapy competency training programme to learn, develop and gain skills in delivering chemotherapy and associated treatments to patients, adhering to Trust policy.

5.1.4 Works as part of the MDT fostering effective professional relationships to ensure effective

communication and a seamless service for patients.

5.1.5 Works across organisational and professional boundaries as an expert practitioner as part of the MDT, e.g. liaising with colleagues in primary care (District Nurses, GPs etc)

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of teaching junior staff both qualified and unqualified
  • Previous Oncology/Haematology experience.
  • Previous ward experience as a qualified nurse


Skills

Essential

  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 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


Knowledge

Desirable

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


Qualifications

Essential

  • UK Registered General Nurse


Desirable

  • Relevant ENB courses.


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

Meadows Eccles Hill hospital

450 Harrogate Road

Bradford

BD10 0JE

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389-24-6435474

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