Triage Senior Staff Nurse Oncology


£42,510-£47,290 dependent on skills & experience and Inclusive of shift allowance + Benefits

We have a brilliant opportunity for an Oncology Triage Senior Staff Nurse based in London. The role will play a vital role in delivering on expert patient care.

The Oncology Triage Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality nursing care through telephone assessment to identify clinical urgency and necessary care level, in order to give advice or refer the patient to the most appropriate place of care. In addition, to telephone care, the post holder will also utilise their practical nursing skills to provide direct patient care to on the Assessment Unit where the role will be based. The Triage Nurse will provide care for existing patients on the unit and patients who need physical assessment or intervention following a telephone triage call.

The Triage Nurse will give advice, instigate investigations and implement patient care as appropriate to manage the acutely unwell oncology patient,

Skills & Experience

  • NMC registered Nurse
  • Post registration experience within haematology or oncology setting or equivalent
  • Experience in UKONS 24 Hour Triage Tool
  • Intravenous chemotherapy administration experience.
  • Clinical skills in venepuncture, cannulation and the administration of intravenous drugs.
  • Excellent Listening skills Able to effectively communicate with patients over the phone and in person, during what may be a very stressful time for patients
  • Wide and evidence-based knowledge of systemic anti-cancer treatments e.g. chemotherapy,
  • Immunotherapy, radiotherapy etc and the known and lesser known side effects of these.

If you are interested in any of the above roles please contact Martine Cohen

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