Oncology Staff Nurse
Job Title: Staff Nurse - Oncology
Salary: €30,000 - €40,000 + shift enhancement
Our client Hospital has specialised in treating cancer patients from throughout Ireland for over half a century. It is a primary national centre for radiotherapy treatment.
You will be working within a dynamic specialist team which includes world-class Consultants. You will be working on the Oncology ward.
As part of the team you will have access to a wealth of training and development opportunities including Post Graduate modules.
As a Staff Nurse in the Oncology department, you will provide a high level of care for patients by assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care. Within a supported working environment you will be responsible and accountable for your own practice within the clinical area and for delivering a quality service at all times. Additionally, you will be expected to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team and supervising where necessary.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual patient and family needs
Provide patients and families with information regarding the care and management of their condition
Assist as required in nurse led clinics
Organise tests and appointments both within and outside the hospital
Respect and ensure patient privacy and confidentiality
Communicate and work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team
Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times and to be accountable for own actions
Recognise and take appropriate action in emergency situations
Maintenance of accurate records
All ad hoc nursing duties as required by senior staff, including potential deputising for seniors in their absence
Skills and Experience
RGN, NMBI registered with PIN
Experience in Phlebotomy, Cannulation, CVAD access and Chemotherapy administrations will be advantageous, alternatively training will be offered to develop your skills
Experience of either solid tumour oncology or haemato-oncology would be highly desirable
Be working towards, or possess a specialist clinical qualification
Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English
Working knowledge of IT systems, such as the Microsoft Office suite
About the Individual
As the successful appointee you will be calm and capable under pressure within a team in an environment with constantly changing priorities. You will also be professional, have excellent interpersonal skills, and recognise the need to work flexibly to best serve the needs of our department and patients.
Additionally, you must be able to work autonomously as well as within a team and have a passion for delivering world-class customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience.
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- € 35,000 - 45,000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 5 Nov 2016
Closes 5 May 2017
Ref: Oncolgy Dublin
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