Senior Staff Nurse - Haematology

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
9 Nov 2019
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

We have exciting Band 6 opportunities for experienced Haemato-Oncology nurses to provide essential nursing expertise and leadership across our Haematology in patient services. Following a recent skill mix review we have vacancies for Senior Staff nurses with a strong passion for Haematology and Oncological nursing. The successful candidate will join Derek Mitchell Unit.

You should have recognised chemotherapy and haemato-oncology qualification and experience of regular shift coordination. This is an opportunity to show leadership skills, specialist knowledge and skills in the care and treatment of oncology and Haematology patient, demonstrating extended scope of practice and skills to support the development of the Ward. You will demonstrate an energy and true enthusiasm for the speciality and be committed to using your expert knowledge to deliver high quality care and psychological support to patients and their families. Acting as a role model and resource for junior staff, you will support the Ward Manager, leading the ward when on duty and contributing to wider activities such as audit to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

The Department of Haematological Medicine at King’s is one of the leading UK centres for the care of patients with both malignant disorders (leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, Aplastic Anaemia, MDS) and non-malignant disorders (Sickle Cell Disease). Our Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) service is currently the largest in the UK and currently performing over 200 transplants a year. Our service comprises of 56 inpatient beds across, busy Supportive Therapy and Apheresis Units. We are currently expanding the service, offering transplantation for Multiple Sclerosis and Sickle cell disease and developing ambulatory transplant services.

Our department is exciting, innovative and challenging and this is a great opportunity for you to join a highly skilled, dynamic, enthusiastic and friendly multidisciplinary team with an international reputation. Our reputation is based on constantly improving our skills and inspiring others to improve the patients’ journey.

King’s College Hospital is a large teaching hospital and is at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence. We are committed to ongoing staff development and have strong links with King’s College London, London South Bank University and City University. We have a dedicated Practice Development Team offering excellent educational opportunities and a range of in-house study courses.

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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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