Staff Nurse - Cardiac Catheter Suite

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St Leonards on Sea
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Monday - Friday (with the addition of out of hours on call)

Are you seeking something New and exciting then this could be just for you?

Cardiology is fortunate in having a dedicated Cardiac Catheter Suite. We undertake a variety of procedures including angiography, percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), including out of hours on call for Acute Myocardial Infarction patients, pacemakers and complex devices.

In return for your hard work and dedication, East Sussex Healthcare Trust offers excellent opportunities for career progression and professional development as well as a personal induction programme.

Working on internal rotation is a requirement of this post.

Rotation to the Cardiac Ward and CCU

Main duties of the job

In this role you will provide pre and post procedure nursing care to patients' undergoing coronary angiograms, percutaneous coronary interventions, pacemakers (including defibrillators and heart failure devices), transesophageal echocardiograms and dobutamine stress echocardiograms. You will also be expected to support the out of hours on-call service.

You will work in the lab and out-patient departments within our multidisciplinary team ensuring safe practice is delivered within the Cardiology department. You will rotate between the Cardiac Catheter Suite and recovery bay, and support clinics / procedures in the Out Patient Department as required. You must be a 1st Level Registered Nurse (Diploma/Degree), with generic pre-registration experience in an acute setting. It is desirable that you have worked within a hospital environment and specialty.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of diploma level / degree level study
  • Registered General Nurse on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • ECDL Qualification



  • Generic pre-registration experience in a care environment
  • Knowledge of quality, audit and research


  • Previous experience of chosen speciality
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting



  • Ability to carry out a full range of nursing practice
  • Basic Life Support
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards on Sea

TN37 7RD

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