Senior Staff Nurse -Triage (Oncology)
London, Greater London, England
- £ 39000.0 - 43386.0 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
- 17 Nov 2020
- 17 Dec 2020
Senior Staff Nurse -Triage
Hours: 37.5hrs pw (Long days/nights/weekends)
Location: LOC @ Harley Street
Salary: £39,000-£43,386 (Dependent on skills & experience) plus 9% shift enhancement + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
About the Role
We have a brilliant opportunity for a Triage Senior Staff Nurse based at The LOC. The role will play a vital role in delivering on expert patient care.
The Triage Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality nursing care through telephone assessment to identify clinical urgency and necessary care level, in order to give advice or refer the patient to the most appropriate place of care. In addition, to telephone care, the post holder will also utilise their practical nursing skills to provide direct patient care to on the Assessment Unit where the role will be based. The Triage Nurse will provide care for existing patients on the unit and patients who need physical assessment or intervention following a telephone triage call.
The Triage Nurse will participate in the assessment, diagnostic testing and management of the acute cancer patients and promote the acute oncology services via established educational activities. Triage Nurse will give advice, instigate investigations and implement patient care as appropriate to manage the acutely unwell oncology patient
The Triage Nurse will be expected to work as part of a wider multidisciplinary team to effectively manage patients with a range of hematological and oncological conditions and emergencies, such as metastatic spinal cord compression and suspected neutropenic sepsis.
Skills & Experience
NMC registered Nurse
Post registration experience within haematology or oncology setting or equivalent
Experience in UKONS 24 Hour Triage Tool
Intravenous chemotherapy administration experience.
Clinical skills in venepuncture, cannulation and the administration of intravenous drugs.
Excellent Listening skills
Able to effectively communicate with patients over the phone and in person, during what may be a very stressful time for patients
Wide and evidence-based knowledge of systemic anti-cancer treatments e.g. chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy etc and the known and lesser known side effects of these.
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
From complex care to straightforward procedures in both adults and children, HCA Healthcare UK provides exceptional care across our six world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient and diagnostics centres, and NHS partnerships.
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) is a specialist cancer treatment centre set up by four leading consultants in 2005. We have over 80 consultants who are experienced in diagnosing and treating all forms of cancer, using the latest medical developments to provide advanced treatment options. At LOC we are committed to investing in excellent people who want to be part of an organisation that is dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care.
LOC has four day-care facilities across London including Chelsea and St Johns Wood. All staff are given the opportunity to rotate across the sites. There is a very collaborative approach to working and strong team support and commitment
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.
This job was posted to Ward nurse in London, Greater London, England
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