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 undertaking exciting programs such as TAVI, Atrial appendage Occlusion and MICAB (minimally invasive coronary artery bypass)
We provide a 24/hour Primary PCI service with our own dedicated emergency portal via a 13 bedded Coronary Care unit providing invasive and non-invasive care for patients with acute coronary syndromes and life threatening arrhythmias.
Co-located to this are our inpatient beds, of which provide state of the art real time cardiac monitoring.Main duties of the job
We currently have a vacancy providing an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurses to join the team within the Heart Centre Cardiac Catheter laboratory. You will participate in innovative & evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership & supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister and Junior Sister. We are a proactive team in developing the specialist skill required to deliver our services, recognising that investment in and training of individuals is crucial to delivering high quality patient care.You will act as a credible & professional role model whilst developing both personally & professionally to achieve your maximum potential delivering on the implementation & development of care standards to reflect the Proud to Care initiative and will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional & National guidelines.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.
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.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 contact Julie Stubbs (details below)Person SpecificationQualifications or equivalentEssential
- Level 1 registered nurse on the NMC register
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Has experience as registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS TrustAddress
Stoke on Trent
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