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Registered Nurse - Cardiac

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Aberystwyth
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a staff nurse with experience or an interest in cardiac care?If so we would love you to join our team in Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth.We have a well-established team that is progressing and developing at pace.

We need dedicated caring registered nurses who enjoy a challenge but above all else puts the patient at the heart of everything.

You would be working alongside experienced professionals in a collaborative and supported environment and will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills by accessing appropriate cardiac course.

You will be expected to communicate effectively with the team and safely manage a caseload of patients using safe staffing and patient acuity tools.

Various full time and part time hours are available on a permanent basis.

Main duties of the job

Our department consists of 13 acute beds including 5 critical care beds and 7 cardiac monitored beds. You will be part of a busy multi-disciplinary team who are dedicated to providing a high standard of evidenced based, individualised person centred care.

If you are interested in expanding your knowledge and experience in cardiac diseases then you are invited to apply.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews to be held on 12/03/2024.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg POVA Child Protection Intermediate Life Support if required in clinical setting


Experience

Essential

  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care
  • Interest in developing nursing skills


Desirable

  • Clear understanding of clinical governance framework
  • Implement evidence based practice


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Bronglais General Hospital

Aberystwyth

SY23 1ER

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR049-0224

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