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Staff Nurse Coronary Care Unit

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time band 5 post on the Coronary Care Unit, within the Lancashire Cardiac Centre.

You will join our small, but experienced, friendly & highly motivated team.

Main duties of the job

Coronary Care is a 10 bedded unit offering emergency care to cardiac patients within the local & wider area, including an established PPCI service.

Please see the attached Job Description for full details.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work it's a great place to live . In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Although cardiology experience is preferred it is not essential, as successful applicants will receive a full induction with an assigned preceptor.

We require passionate and motivated individuals who have an interest in Cardiology.

Please can you ensure that you have read the job description and person specification before submitting your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (1st or 2nd Level)
  • Willingness to undertake teaching and assessing qualification
  • Willingness to undertake conversion course to Part 1 of the NMC register
  • Diploma/willingness to undertake Diploma
  • Teaching & assessing qualification


Desirable

  • Post Registration qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Ability to teach peers within clinical area
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of team and ward management


Skills/ attributes

Essential

  • Ability to establish priorities
  • Team Player & Team Leadership qualities
  • Assertiveness
  • Good time management
  • Basic I.T. skills
  • Decision maker
  • Communicate at all levels
  • Problem solver
  • Lateral thinker
  • Basic Life Support
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English


Desirable

  • Venepuncture & Cannulation skills


Employer details

Employer name

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Blackpool Teaching Hospital

Whinney Heys road

Blackpool

FY3 8NR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

382-TER132-23

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