This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Band 6 Sister within our established Oncology & Haematology inpatient ward. The role will involve taking charge of the ward on a shift by shift basis, we have a Band 6 Sister on duty on every shift to oversee the care given to this very complex patient group. You will undertake clinical care for the patients on the ward, oversee and support other members of staff on duty and liaise with the clinical teams to ensure all care given is of high quality. You will be responsible for administering chemotherapy and would be expected to have a recognised chemotherapy qualification.
Main duties of the job
Direct clinical care for inpatients within the ward
Administration of chemotherapy
Supervision and oversight for all other clinical staff on duty each shift
Liaising with members of the clinical multi-disciplinary team to provide effective clinical care
Working for our organisation
As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development.
We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
Evidence of recent chemotherapy experience
Evidence of recent CPD
External haematology course
PICC line placing
Skills and experience
Post registration experience
Evidence of recent experience in haematology nursing
High level clinical skills and knowledge
An awareness and understanding of policy and practice relevant to speciality.
Involvement in Nursing audit and Research.