Staff Nurse Cardiac Day Unit/Cardiac Catheter Lab

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2023
Job summary

The post holder will work as part of the nursing/multidisciplinary team within the Cardiac Day Unit, providing a high standard of nursing care to all patients attending the unit for cardiac procedures, e.g. coronary angiography, permanent pacemaker, and complex device implants including CRT and ICD insertion. They will be expected to work in rotation between the Day Case Unit and the Cardiac Catheter Lab as required by the service, following the completion of work based competencies and assessment.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the cardiac catheter lab/cardiac day unit in the Princess of Wales Hospital (Bridgend), where we offer Cwm Taf Morgannwg patients' diagnostic cardiac catheterisation, bradycardia and complex pacemaker device implantation.

We currently have a band 5 vacancy and are looking to recruit a registered nurse preferably with acute secondary care experience, and cardiology or catheter lab experience would be desirable.

If you are motivated, driven and want to be part of a caring team who are dedicated to delivering high quality care to Cwm Taf Morgannwg cardiology patients then take time to consider this position.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the profession and have a keen interest in cardiology. They will be enthusiastic and professional with a good work ethic.

We are seeking a registered nurse who enjoys working in a busy environment and is a good team player. The job can be physically demanding and you must be able to stand for long periods in radiation personal protective equipment/garments.Training will be provided to support your catheter lab / cardiology career with specific competencies for your professional development.

Please contact the department if you are interested in applying for the post or want to seek further information.An informal visit iswelcomed and encouraged. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh applicants are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one tea

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse active on the NMC Register



  • Previous experience of working in an acute cardiac care environment


  • Previous experience of working in a cardiac catheter lab



  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills


  • Cannualation and venepuncture skills



  • Good understanding of Coronary Heart Disease and related conditions
  • Knowledge of nursing and medical management of acute cardiac conditions

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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