An exciting opportunity has arisen for whole time Deputy Nurse to join the existing team of dynamic and cohesive Nurses providing cardiac care to the population of Northamptonshire and surrounding regions. This post will be a permanent post within the Cardiology team.Main duties of the job
Cardiology at Kettering is a rapidly expanding service offering direct access for the procedure of primary percutaneous coronary intervention. CCU is a purpose built area, offering care to 12 acute bedded and 14 step-down bedded patients, with support from Cardiac Failure Nurses and direct access to Cardiac Rehab. A whole time Deputy Nurse is required due to a continuing expansion within our cardiology services, which includes the 24/7 primary service for patients experiencing acute chest pain, the only center in the county currently offering this with excellent patient outcomes. Part of this role will be to support the Ward Manager to effectively manage the operational activities of the ward. Additionally, the role will require managing the Cardioversion service within Cardiology to support pre-assessment and Cardioversion procedures.
If you are an experienced Cardiac Nurse looking for an opportunity to expand skills in leadership and coordinate our team, we will support you with your preceptorship and development as a Nurse within a very busy Cardiac area.
If you are interested in this role, or you would like to get a better understanding of what we do, please contact me to arrange an informal visit, or alternatively please submit an application.
A genuine interest in cardiology and nursing within this truly multidisciplinary team environment is essential.About us
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.
Our Excellence Values: Compassion Respect Integrity Courageous Accountable Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For further information, please contactWard Manager
- Maria Lagmay on 01536 491249
For further details / informal visits contact: Name
Maria Lagmay Job title
Ward ManagerJob descriptionJob responsibilities
As well as working clinically, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge with the managerial side of the unit, investigating datix's, complaints and carrying out audits. As a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse you will be a solid support for the junior staff and will manage 1:1 feedback sessions and appraisals. As part of the management you will play a vital role in feeding any ideas to the senior management as well as cascading news to the rest of the team.
A lead by example approach is essential for this role.
You will be joining a well-established area with a dedicated and caring team.
For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse
- Nursing Diploma/Degree
- ILS/ALS qualification or willing to undertake
- Teaching/Assessing qualification
- Evidence of continued professional development
- Cardiology Qualification
- Previous Cardiology Experience (2 Years)
- Identification, assessment and development of patient needs and development of programmes of care
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience with patient flow and capacity
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Kettering General Hospital
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