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Chemotherapy Nurse - Milton Keynes

Posted 13 February by Consult Search & Selection Ended
We're looking for Senior level Chemotherapy Nurses in Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Windsor for excellent opportunities within a private healthcare organisation. We have both full and part time roles available and there is no shift work as the service runs Monday to Friday.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to patients. This role is to support the oncology in the day to day management of the chemotherapy team. You will be empowered and accountable for ensuring that our patients undergoing chemotherapy have the most positive experience possible throughout their cancer journey.

You would be responsible for Providing specialist nursing advice and support to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals following diagnosis and through all stages of treatment. Ensuring continuity of a high standard of evidence based nursing care for patients undergoing chemotherapy, assessing health, health related and nursing needs of patients, their families and other carers by identifying and initiating appropriate steps for effective care. This will include Managing a patient caseload, Close liaison with medical consultants, ordering diagnostic tests within agreed parameters, running nurse-led clinics.

What do you have that we want?

* Work cooperatively within senior leaders, exchange information, and assist the achievement of team objectives and work outcomes
* Lead on the specific areas of development of nursing practice within the team
* Supervise and participate in the delivery of programmes of education and training according to the identified needs of clients, carers and other involved in their care. Work with junior staff to identify knowledge gaps in relation to chemotherapy patients and ensure staff are appropriately educated
* To provide expert knowledge and advice in own specialist area, ensuring maintenance of clinical excellence underpinned by evidence-based practice.
* Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in intravenous access, the management of central venous catheters, venepuncture, and chemotherapy delivery, including the management of anaphylaxis and extravasation
* Rotate into the 24-hour on call team to provide out of hours support and triage to patients
* Fulfil the role of mentor, providing peer support to staff working within the chemotherapy service

Please reach out to Dylan Yarborough on or

Reference: 34466199

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