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Oncology Sister/Charge Nurse – Triage

Employer
HCA Healthcare UK
Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Oncology Sister/Charge Nurse – Triage
London, Leaders In Oncology Care (LOC) at Harley Street
Full Time 37.5hrs ( including nights and weekends)
Permanent
Salary £competitive + Shift Enhancement

We are also offering an attractive £5000 Golden Hello welcome incentive payment to successful nurses who join the team (T&Cs apply)

We’re looking for a Sister/Charge Nurse to join our Triage team at Leaders In Oncology Care, one of our specialist cancer treatment centres, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC and proud recipient of The Macmillan Quality Environment Mark for our commitment to patient wellbeing and privacy. Our Triage team provides 24/7 access to nursing advice and care and are a vital part of the holistic service we offer, ensuring patients receive the best possible treatment - whenever they need it.

As our new Sister / Charge Nurse you’ll be responsible for leading a team of experienced SACT nurses in providing safe, holistic and individualised patient care. You’ll use your in-depth knowledge and expertise to identify potential emergencies and work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team to effectively manage patients during their treatment, including caring for patients who need an intervention following a triage call. It’s a varied role, you’ll never know what each call will bring, but you can leave each day knowing you are part of a team dedicated to supporting people through one of the most difficult periods in their lives. In addition, you will have responsibility of a team to support with development and performance appraisal.

With access to ground breaking treatments currently not licenced on the NHS and our own on-site lab and chemotherapy production unit you’ll have all the tools you need to deliver truly exceptional levels of care for your patients in a modern, vibrant setting.

You’ll also have much more autonomy day to day. Our clinical teams are very nurse led so you’ll have more control over assessment and treatment decisions while having the support you need to develop your career, whether that’s through regular development sessions from external speakers or one of our many funded courses, including masters level qualifications.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others. 

What you’ll bring:

  • A current NMC Nurse registration
  • Post registration experience within haematology or oncology setting
  • Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment passport/experience of administering SACT
  • Experience in UKONS Triage Tool
  • Experience in managing oncological emergencies
  • 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.
  • Previous experience of leading and managing a team
  • Experience in service development

Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Sister/Charge Nurse in our Oncology Ward you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

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Company

HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2024.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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