Vacancy: Staff Nurse Cancer Services
Job Reference: 1625
Location: Maidstone and Sevenoaks
Closing Date: Friday 10 January 2020
KIMS Hospital reserves the right to remove job adverts before the closing date.
Interview Date(s): TBC
The successful candidate will support the Cancer Services Team in the provision of cancer services at KIMS Hospital Maidstone and the Sevenoaks Medical Centre in the day-to-day delivery of supportive care for cancer patients. Working to deliver safe and effective care for Haematology and Oncology patients from diagnosis through to surgery and follow-up care, the Cancer Services Staff Nurse will assist consultants and allied health professionals.
Role Responsibilities include:
- Work with clinical leads and consultants to maximise utilisation of support for patients with a diagnosis of cancer.
- Manage specialist clinics in-line with business needs
- Support the breast care services and work with breast clinical lead for breast services to maintain cohesive service
- To assist the Acute Oncology Service for the triage of patients under the care of Oncologists and associated practitioners.
- Engage and collaborate with medical professionals, consultants and GPs to provide mutual growth and innovative opportunities
- Promote use of research and evidence based practice
- Essential – Be a qualified RN
- Essential – Cancer or haematological nursing
- Essential – Central Line Care
- Desirable – Acute Oncology Service Training
- Desirable – Chemotherapy administration course
- Desirable – Interest in oncoplastic breast surgery
If you do not receive a reply within 1 working week from the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
Previous applicants need not apply.
If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, Louise would be happy to help. Please give her a call on 01622 538153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At KIMS Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Any offers of employment made by KIMS Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Information about the DBS checks can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Posted 10th January 2020
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