Staff Nurse Cardiac Catheter Lab
NHS AfC: Band 5
- NHS AfC: Band 5
- Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5)
- University Hospital of North Midlands
- Stoke on Trent
- £24,907 - £30,615 PA
- 03/12/2020 23:59
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Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
The Heart Centre at the University Hospital of North Midlands is a tertiary centre delivering high quality Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery to the population of Staffordshire, Shropshire, East Cheshire and North Wales.
The level of activity within centre continues to grow year on year and we are proud to be undertaking exciting programs such as TAVI, Atrial appendage Occlusion and MICAB (minimally invasive coronary artery bypass)
We provides a 24/hour Primary PCI service with our own dedicated emergency portal via a 13 bedded Coronary Care unit providing invasive and non-invasive care for patients with acute coronary syndromes and life threatening arrhythmias.
Co-located to this are our inpatient beds, of which provide state of the art real time cardiac monitoring.
We also have 4 dedicated catheter laboratories providing inpatient and outpatient invasive and diagnostic procedures for both our local population and tertiary population offering a treat and return service to the local DGH’s.
We currently have a vacancy providing an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurses to join the team within the Heart Centre Cardiac Catheter laboratory
You will participate in innovative and evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister and Junior Sister.
We are a proactive team in developing the specialist skill required to deliver our services, recognizing that investment in and training of individuals is crucial to delivering high quality patient care.
You will act as a credible and professional role model whilst developing both personally and professionally to achieve your maximum potential delivering on the implementation and development of care standards to reflect the “Proud to Care” initiative and will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional and National guidelines.
You will be responsible for ensuring that quality; safe, patient focused care is delivered within the Heart Centre, working with the other ward, departments and professions within the MDT to ensure efficient service delivery.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, committed to the provision of excellent standards of care, a good communicator, and motivated to build on existing professional development.
Essential requirements for the post are:
First level registration
Experience within an acute care setting as either a student or registered nurse
Evidence of excellent attendance
Applicants must have a clean, valid UK driving licence and be able to participate in a 7 day primary PCI on call rota
We offer a in-house comprehensive training package with generic and catheter lab specific competencies along with support for on-going education and training supporting your continued professional development, we also support a rotational period into the CCU/ward 220 environment to allow skill acquisition within an acute care environment.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Senior Sister Stubbs 01782 675434