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Nurse Cardiac Catheterisation - Theatres and Cardiac Day Case Unit

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

This registered nurse role is responsible for ensuring and maintaining professional standards within the clinical area utilising the competency framework to practice in line with NMC codes of conducts and other statutory and organisational standards. To work together as an inter-professional team to provide a unique service within invasive Cardiology.

We welcome and encourage applications and enquiries from all newly registered Nurses from throughout the U.K. If you are a student Nurse training in Wales then you are eligible for the student streamlining scheme.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the nursing team caring for patients within invasive cardiology. This busy unit performs both diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures and a 24 hour on call service for cardiac emergencies. In addition a developing nurse led Cardiac day Case Unit operates alongside the theatres to provide care for the cardiac day case patient.We are searching for nurses who share our values that:

oWe care about the people we serve and the people we work with oWe trust one another oWe respect each other oWe take personal responsibility oWe treat people with kindness oWe act with integrity

In return we will offer you a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role. The applicant will complete a period of training rotating within the Unit, working closely with members of the inter-professional team and will be expected to work as part of the on-call rota once trained. A self roistering system is used on the unit to enable flexible working.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is\Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

To assess care needs, develop, implement and evaluate standards of care to a defined patient group.

- To participate in teaching and mentoring junior staff.- To utilise research and audit results to deliver evidence based care.- To comply with evidence based policies and procedures in clinical areas.- To comply with clinical governance strategy within the clinical areas in accordance with UHB policies.

Person Specification



  • NMC reg
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Degree level



  • Newly qualified


  • Cardiology Experience



  • Able to work as part of a team


  • IT skills

Special knowledge


  • Research and Audit


  • Infection Control

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