Registered Nurse - Cardiac Angiography Suite

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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We are looking for a highly motivated hard working Registered Nurse to join a dynamic Cath lab team to cover maternity leave for 9 months.

You will be working within a busy 10 bedded elective cardiac procedures unit working closely with the Cardiac Centre and be trained in the necessary skills to assist with procedures on outpatients and inpatients including Diagnostic Cardiac Angiography, Permanent Pacemaker insertion, Loop Recorder insertion, Direct Current Cardioversions, Trans-oesophageal Echocardiograms and Stress Echocardiograms.

The Cardiac Angiography Suite consists of a small friendly nursing team and we are committed to ensuring we provide a service of a high quality to all of our patients. We work closely with all members of the MDT whilst ensuring good communication and team work across Cardiology and the MSE.

Main duties of the job

You will obtain skills in scrubbing, running and the recovery of patients following all cardiac procedures, assisting with cardiology clinics by performing observations, Electrocardiograms and being able to use Lorenzo.

In your role you will work closely with a mentor and will be expected to continue self-directed learning to ensure a high standard of theoretical and practical learning is achieved.

Once competency is achieved in these areas we will train you to perform nurse led pre-assessment clinics and assist the Cardiac Physiologists with the Stress Echocardiography service.

You must have a willingness to attend Immediate Life Support training and attend the Essex Cardio-Thoracic Centre in Basildon to undertake PCI training once competent in diagnostic Angiography..

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Are you ready to learn new procedures and try something new, then we want to hear from you?

Please see the attached JD for further details of this amazing opportunity.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • Previous cardiology experience

knowledge and experience


  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide high quality patient care


  • previous Cardiac Cath lab experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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