Oncology Nurse

Location Manchester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £28000 - £33000 per annum
Reference J333574

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Staff Nurse-Oncology-Manchester

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of London's leading private hospitals with over 30 years of experience providing world class healthcare. This hospital is a large acute facility that offers treatment across a range of areas including robotic surgery, urology, gynaecology, digestive health and breast care. They have an available opportunity for a Staff Nurse to work on the oncology ward of the hospital with excellent experience, skills and knowledge. If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
The overall responsibility as an oncology nurse is to care for critically or chronically ill cancer patients. They administer chemotherapy, implement new methods of symptom treatment and monitor patients' progress. Oncology nurses also create a supportive environment.

YOUR CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working as an oncology nurse you will be responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges to the unit, working to ensure close monitoring of patients to avoid/predict deterioration and manage care appropriately. You will comply and promote infection control standards and co-ordinate with other team members to ensure patients to be readmitted are rescheduled and booked according to procedure. As an oncology nurse you will also be responsible for the administration of cytotoxic drugs. Maintaining a safe environment for patients under your care will be part of your daily responsibilities along with any other ad hoc duties required by senior members of staff.

YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Nursing Degree
NMC Registration

THE REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for the role of Staff Nurse, you will need to:
• Be NMC registered
• Have at least 6 months Acute Nursing experience with exposure to oncology and a keen interest in further developing your career in this field of nursing
• Be a caring and compassionate nurse with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.

THE REWARDS:
You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Annual leave entitlement
• Pension Scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Critical illness cover
• Dental insurance
• Free Health assessment
• Life assurance
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Pension
• Personal accident insurance
• Private GP services
• Travel insurance
• Season ticket loan
• Plus many more….

THE CONTACT:
Call Clara on 02035821406 Ext 148

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.