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Cardiac & Respiratory Medicine Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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We are currently recruiting dynamic and motivated Band 5 Nurses to join our Cardiac & Respiratory Medicine department at the Royal London Hospital.

Bart's Health is an internationally recognised leading respiratory centre of excellence and is home to the Barts Health Difficult Asthma service, offering nurses the unique opportunity to work across variety of clinical specialties to advance their professional development.

Our Specialist Cardiac & Respiratory ward offers unique opportunities to develop skills & experience in caring for patients with a tracheostomy and non-invasive ventilators (NIV), as well as caring for patients on cardiac monitors and telemetries. Experience on this ward provides palatable skills and further opportunities for development in cardiology and respiratory nursing.

The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills and be committed to delivering safe and compassionate care. We welcome new ideas and strive to constantly improve our delivery of care to patients.

Newly qualified nurses seeking acute medical experience are welcome to apply, as well as more experienced nurses wishing to consolidate previous experience and contribute positively to our nursing establishment.

Main duties of the job

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About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Facilitates Preceptorship and mentorship and provides Preceptorship andmentorship to members of the nursing team as appropriate. Participates in team meetings so fair and equal opportunities are given to share knowledge and ideas with colleagues. Participates in the appraisal process of others as part of their individual development Acts as a role model to others in the team, Demonstrates specialist skills and knowledge in their own area of clinical practice Improves clinical practice through reflection with self or others. (Clinicalsupervision/Action Learning) With the support of sister/charge nurse through the Trusts appraisal process and development of personal development plan identifies their educational and professional needs. Influence the development of knowledge, ideas and work practice. The post holder is expected to develop their clinical skills and others with the help of the manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • NMC Registration



  • Recent Acute experience or in a Cardiac/Respiratory care setting



  • Clear written communication

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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