We are a busy, motivated and dynamic multidisciplinary Team.
The post holder will rotate between the cardiac catheter laboratories and day ward. They will play a key role to ensure high standards of nursing care are maintained.
We have two Cardiac Catheter Laboratories in the purpose-built Acute Admissions Unit at Watford General Hospital.
They are dedicated Cardiac Catheter Laboratories which have been recently refurbished to a high standard with an adjacent 12 bedded Day Unit incorporating a Radial lounge.
As well as providing Diagnostic Angiography, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Primary PCI and Pacemaker Implantation service for elective and In patients we have expanded our current cardiology services to provide an ICD, EP and cardiac Resynchronisation service.
This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a new environment and be part of such a dynamic teamMain duties of the job
You will require experience in an acute cardiology setting with management experience and evidence of recent professional development.
Experience in assisting with cardiac procedures such as angiography, PCI, pacemaker insertion and cardioversion is preferable however training will be provided.
Working hours: Monday to Friday daytimeAbout us
There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.
The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.
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We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The Junior Sister / Charge Nurse in the Cardiac Catheter Laboratories within West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will have a key role to ensure high standards of nursing care within the cardiac catheter laboratories and adjacent 12 bedded day ward.
In the absence of the Senior Nurse, the post holder will ensure that these high standards are maintained.Person SpecificationYour application will be scored against the Job DescriptionEssential
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