An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Clinical Leader with relevant post registration experience to join our team on the Cardiac Care Unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
The Cardiac Care Unit cares for patients with a variety of Acute Cardiac conditions, including provision of Non-invasive ventilation such as CPAP and High Flow Nasal oxygen.
The unit has the ability to perform procedures such as insertion of temporary pacing wires, trans-oesophageal echos, pericardiocentesis and cardioversions.Main duties of the job
You must have current ALS certification or be prepared to complete the course once in post.
You should be able and willing to deputise for the ward manager when required.
You should have good interpersonal skills, strong leadership, innovative ideas and a positive approach to change management. If you are a highly motivated & enthusiastic, dedicated to improving clinical practice and committed to personal and staff development, we would be delighted to hear from you.About us
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
Our community services for adults are provided in people's homes, community centres, clinics, GP Practices, community hospitals and our main hospitals. Our aim is to work with people to help them remain independent, improve their health and manage their conditions through high quality care, advice and support.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/Person SpecificationEducation and QualificationsEssential
- 1st level registered nurse
- Qualifications in relevant clinical area
- Recent Leadership development/qualification
Skills, ability and knowledge.Essential
- Recent relevant experience at senior level within the speciality
- Evidence of clinical competence in speciality
- Understanding the setting and monitoring of standards
- Prioritise, delegate and demonstrate good time management
- Understanding of current local and national issues within the NHS
- Research and development within speciality area
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, innovative, flexible and approachable.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS TrustAddress
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
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