Staff Nurse - Oncology Day Unit

Trinity Recruitment € 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Newly qualified
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job

Our client hospital will provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all they do.

The staff nurse working within the Oncology Day Unit is responsible for the delivery of a high standard of patient focused care.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

To be aware of the policies and practices set out by the Beacon Hospital and the Department of Health on safe administration of cytotoxic preparations.

To work within a multidisciplinary team to ensure that patients receiving chemotherapy have continued access to specialist care, knowledge and expertise.

The administration of prescribed cytotoxic chemotherapy to oncology patients via cannula, PICC, Hickman or Portacath.

To administer chemotherapy in accordance with the protocols as set out by the Hospitals Cancer Centre.

To provide information about treatment and side-effects - giving written information as appropriate.

To facilitate effective communication between the multidisciplinary team, the patient and their family.

Assess staff competencies and makes patient care assignments.

Delegate appropriate tasks to appropriate personnel, consistent with legal and professional guidelines and departmental standards.

Maintains clear communications with the Nurse Manager regarding unit needs and incidents.

Serve as a resource person on the unit.

Assist with patient care as needed.

Adhere to internal controls established for department.

Person Specification


NMBI licence in good standing.

Oncology Related post graduation qualification desirable


Two years clinical experience preferred.

Oncology experience preferred.

Candidates must possess teaching abilities, leadership qualities, professional judgement, critical thinking and problem solving abilities, and a sense of professional development.

Must demonstrate multi-tasking ability.

Utilises effective time management skills.

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge


Demonstrate ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Demonstrate effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.

Demonstrate an understanding of change management.

Planning and Organising

Demonstrate evidence of effective planning, organising and time management skills.

Demonstrate flexible approach – to internal rotations, rostering, night duty, theatre on call, attitude to work.


Demonstrate evidence of recent and relevant experience in the specialised area and in an acute hospital setting.

Demonstrate knowledge of new developments in specialised area.

Demonstrate knowledge of national strategies where appropriate to nursing care.

Patient and Customer Focus

Demonstrate a focus on quality.

Demonstrate evidence of ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect.

Personal Competencies

All posts in the Hospital require a high level of flexibility to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient service. Therefore, the post holder will be required to demonstrate flexibility as and when required by their manager or hospital management.

Under the Hospital’s Health & Safety risk assessment, the Hospital requires that all Employees, Consultants and Contractors that can receive a Covid 19 vaccination must do so in order to exercise their roles in a safe manner, and minimise the risk of endangering their own health, the health of patients, or the health of those that they work with.


Becoming a member of this Hospital team offers an abundance of benefits. These benefits include, but are not limited to:

Fully Funded Private Health Insurance

Generous welcome bonus - up to 3,000

Highly competitive salaries

Employer Pension Contributions

Relocation Support - up to 3,000

Subsidised parking

Educational grants

Continuous professional development

Excellent career progression opportunities

Discounted healthcare for you and your immediate family

Apply with CV. Your new career starts here.

Ref: RGNs

Job Details

Staff Nurse - Oncology Day Unit

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Newly qualified
Full time
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

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