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Cardiac Cath Lab Practitioner

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata, pa
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
As a member of the team you will be expected to work in a confident and professional manner the successful applicant will provide exemplary planned care for patients within the Cath Lab and external cardiology areas. Additionally, we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person who will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary teams that access and work in the Cath Lab environment.

The successful candidate must be able to work flexibly over a Monday - Friday period.

Main duties of the job

Provides high quality care to patients and their families during the perioperative period.

Reporting and documenting all relevant patient needs, communicating changes to other health professionals in the multidisciplinary team.

Act as Practitioner in charge, in the absence of the Team Leader ensuring efficient allocation of staff and resources.

Demonstrates a commitment to evidence-based practice and clinical excellence and play an active role in the introduction of this evidence to improve patient centred care.

To engage and interact with patients and their carers, explaining procedures and treatments to gain co-operation, understanding and allay apprehension.

Assist with projects to develop and enhance patient care. Participate in the evaluation of patient outcomes, including audit, risk management and infection control.

Assists in other clinical areas and speciality theatres if the clinical situation and staffing levels demand.

Attend relevant meetings and deliver feedback.

To develop and achieve objectives identified through continuing appraisal of job role.

To develop appraisal skills and carry out appraisals and personal development plans for non-registered practitioners in line with Agenda for Change and the knowledge skills framework

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT and the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Nurse: RGN + current NMC registration


  • ODP: RODP + current HPC registration

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Sound knowledge of current professional issues
  • Able to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including ability to deal with sensitive information and where there may be barriers to communication
  • Able to plan and organize own activities to manage time effectively in order to meet service requirements
  • Ability to analyse problems and coming up with viable solutions
  • Ability to manage and use resources effectively within the team, including safe use of equipment


  • IT literate with recognised qualification (eg ECDL)
  • Ability to challenge the MDT to influence evidence based practice when implementing Trust and departmental policies and SOPs



  • Share evidence based practices with colleagues to enhance service and standards


  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of varied patient case mixes
  • Evidence of post registration continual professional development related and relevant perioperative subjects.
  • Competence across a range of either surgical, anaesthetic or post-anaesthesia skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


County Hospital

Stonebow Road



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