Chemotherapy Nurse Stoke

Stoke on Trent Permanent £41,000 - £45,800 per year
  • Salary of up to £45,000 Package
  • Professional development and continuous improvement through training

About Our Client

My client is a leading private healthcare provider to patients with long term conditions including Cancer.

In addition to providing excellent care to patients, my client has a proven track record of prioritising their teams professional development and continuous improvement whether it be by offering comprehensive training programs or supporting with qualifications.

Job Description

  • Undertake a clinical assessment of patient's needs.
  • Conduct training interactions to ensure patient and/or carer are able to safely self-medicate relevant oncology medications. This will include making patient aware of service, how to administer medication, how to store, highlighting side effects and what to do or who to contact should they arise.
  • Provide on-going support to patients through the combination of support programmes to include telephone, clinic-based and home visits as per product and client protocols.
  • Assess patients' home environment to ensure it is suitable for home IV oncology treatment including ensuring the environment is safe and secure, has working means of communication e.g. telephone and will be a safe environment for nurses to work.
  • Complete line care for all IV oncology patients, ensuring lines are clean and clear.
  • Change dressings and provide advice on caring for lines to patients and care givers.
  • Administer all IV Oncology medications for all patients undergoing IV cancer treatment.
  • Check blood results and made decisions on whether critical levels are within safe parameters to continue with treatment. Liaise with referring consultants on any concerns around treatment or if patient is too unwell to receive medication.
  • Complete blood transfusions with patients or arrange suitably qualified nurse to visit patient to deliver transfusions.

The Successful Applicant

  • A successful candidate must have experience working in a Chemotherapy setting for a minimum of 6 months in the UK.
  • Have a UK driving license and access to their own vehicle.
  • Must be registered to the NMC and have an active pin.
  • Be able to commit to full time or part time hours.
  • Have a right to work in the UK.

What's on Offer

Benefits include:

  • Salary of up to £41,000 (not including weekend/evening enhancements) Plus car allowance £4,877
  • Pension Scheme Private Healthcare Cover
  • 25 days AL + 8 bank holidays
  • On-going training and personal development
  • Company phone/tablet
  • Antisocial uplift pay 30% Saturday/Evenings 60% on Sundays
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Job summary

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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Stoke on Trent
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Dillon Roberts
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