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JOB: Oncology – Senior staff nurse.

JOB: Oncology – Senior staff nurse.

A role which focuses on ensuring the provision of high quality evidence-based nursing care in a clinical setting. The Senior Staff Nurse will lead a nursing team in delivering optimum patient care and deputise for the sister/charge nurse as required providing clinical support to the nursing team.

The post holder is required to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and should always:
• Provide high quality physical and psychological Care with Compassion
• Be Competent to undertake the role
• Confidently and safely Communicate patients care needs
• Have the Courage to speak up and Commitment to your chosen speciality.
 Assist the Sister/Charge Nurse with operational requirements in the delivery of a consistent, safe service in all aspects of the patient journey whilst instilling a culture of customer service throughout the nursing team.
 Manage a team of nurses by organising the patient allocation
 Provide consistent, clear, clinical and professional leadership and act as a mentor for all staff demonstrating professional awareness and accountability.
 Participate in the direct nursing care of patients as a clinical leader and expert.
 Act as a Link Nurse in a designated area reporting to and from meetings / training updates.
 Recognise the needs for DOL’s assessments, mental capacity assessment and ‘simple’ and ‘complex’ safeguarding referrals. Take part in the referral and review process.
 Liaise with the Support Services to ensure all non-clinical needs are met including the cultural, sexual, religious, and any other special needs of the patients.
 Have a working knowledge of emergency policies including cardiac arrest and fire and ensure that staff working within your team are aware of these.
 Deputise for the Sister/Charge Nurse in their absence.
 Undertake clinical duties in any area that is reasonably requested ensuring that you practice within your professional competencies and abilities
• Relate to the Sister /Charge Nurse / Lead Nurse in regard to professional issues

If this role interests you then please do call Kim on 07729686721 or email kim@mgmedical.co.uk

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