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 developing exciting innovative programs such as TAVI, Atrial appendage Occlusion and MICAB (minimally invasive coronary artery bypass) We provide coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve and lung surgery plus chest trauma as part of the regional Trauma Centre status of UHNM We have a 32 bedded pre and post-operative inpatient ward of which 8 beds are for level 1 care, it also incorporates a dedicated pre admission service. Cardiothoracic Critical Care is a 16 bedded department of level 2 and level 3 facilities providing invasive and non-invasive treatment to patients requiring emergency and elective cardiothoracic surgical care.Main duties of the job
We currently have a secondment vacancy on ward 223 providing an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Staff Nurse to join the team.The successful candidate will work as a senior nurse within an established Multi-disciplinary team delivering, monitoring and evaluating current care, whilst participating in the development of new ways of working and practices both clinical and administrative to enhance the excellent service we currently provide.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.About us
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.
We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please see contact information detailsPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable
- Evidence of degree level study in health/nursing related studies
- minimum 3 years post registration experience
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- 1 years of management/leadership experience
- experience of teaching the clinical areas
- Evidence of on-going professional education in a specialist area
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