Staff Nurse - Jim Shahi (Internal)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a qualified nurse to work in our modern cardiac cath labs and also be available for 24/7 PPCI service.

Working with our friendly team on the Jim Shahi Unit we can offer you experience in a whole range of cardiology diagnostic and interventional procedures.

We have a 16-bed day ward and two cardiac catheter labs - procedures undertaken include coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty), implantable defibrillators, pacemakers and E.P. studies.

Full training will be given.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for undertaking and recording acomprehensive nursing assessment and planning, delivering and evaluating high standards of evidenced based nursing care to a diverse group of patients.

Is expected to deliver care without direct supervision. Is accountable for the care delivered and any omissions of care.

Is expected to teach and supervise more junior staff, students and the non-registered nursing workforce.

Is accountable for care or any omissions of care that he/she delegates to others

Is expected to act as role model, delivering care with empathy andcompassion as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Is expected to go on the on call rota once fully trained scrub nurse.

About us

The town of Reading sits on the River Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford, and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as good.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Manages own workload, co-ordinating and prioritising the care he/she delivers. Recognises his/her limitations and escalates to more senior staff if needed.

Works as an effective team member. Actively promote excellent team and interdisciplinary relationships.

Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and non verbal. Establish and maintain effective communication with individuals/groups about difficult or complex issues. Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of patients and others may be infringed.

Works with team to maintain high standards of cleanliness in the clinical area and an optimum, well maintained Ward/Department environment.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Registered Nurse or working towards registration



  • Through placement or employment of working in an acute clinical environment

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Demonstrates sound clinical knowledge and up to date nursing practice with evidence of critical thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrates awareness of current professional nursing issues

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

London Road



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