Senior Charge Nurse

NHS Highland
Posted

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: IM11.18.129C

RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS MEDICAL DIVISION ONCOLOGY/HAEMATOLOGY OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENTS SENIOR CHARGE NURSE – BAND 7 37.5 hours per week, Permanent Salary Scale: £33,222 - £43,471 ARE YOU A STRONG, DYNAMIC & ENTHUSIASTIC LEADER WITH A PASSION FOR CANCER NURSING AND IMPROVING CANCER SERVICES? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Oncology /Haematology Nurse to lead our enthusiastic out-patient nursing team. The post holder will be based in our busy Oncology Outpatient Department but will also manage nursing staff in the Haematology Outpatient Department. The Oncology Outpatient Department includes Oncology clinics and a busy day-case oncology /haematology chemotherapy suite with 7 spaces. The Haematology Outpatient Department is currently in a different location within the hospital. A project to co-locate both departments into a purpose built, combined unit, is in its early stages. Managing and leading the future transition and influencing new models of care, as the project proceeds, will be a key role for the successful applicant. You will therefore need to demonstrate strong leadership skills to manage these busy outpatient environments and to manage the exciting changes ahead. The successful candidate will be a first level registered nurse, with extensive experience in cancer nursing, educated to degree level or equivalent, and have excellent communication skills. Raigmore Hospital is the principal District General Hospital of the Highlands and is one of 5 regional Scottish Cancer Centres. Treatments delivered locally include Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapies (SACT), radiotherapy and supportive therapies to patients from across the Highlands and Islands with all cancer diagnoses. Inpatient treatments are delivered in our dedicated Oncology /Haematology Ward. The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands. Staff relocating to this beautiful area of Scotland will have the opportunity to enjoy a lifestyle and environments only dreamt of in other parts of the country. Generous relocation package is available Informal enquiries are encouraged and welcomed to Evelyn Gray, Divisional Nurse Manager, evelyn.gray@nhs.net on 01463 704000, bleep 1101, or, Sam Thomas, Assistant Divisional Nurse Manager, samantha.thomas@nhs.net on 01463 704000, bleep 2200, or Fiona Campbell, Consultant Nurse SACT, fiona.campbell3@nhs.net on 01463 704037 Application Form, Job Description are available from and to be returned to e-mail nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net or from our web address www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk or by calling 01463 705150. Return postal address is Employment Services, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW Please quote reference: IM11.18.129C Closing date for applications is: 26/04/2019 For more information on living and working in the Highlands go to: https://nhshighland.medical.careers.global

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