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Registered Nurse - Catheter Suite

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To assess, plan, implement, evaluate and provide high quality nursing care for patients requiring specialist diagnostic and interventional procedures.

To work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, with such professions as Radiographer, Cardiac Physiologists, Anaesthetists, ODPs and Doctors.

To provide assistance in the diagnostic/ interventional clinical areas as circulatory and/or scrub nurse.

To be responsible for the coordination of the Special Procedures area in the absence of a more senior nurse.

Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

ILS trained or willingness to undertake.

Competent in intravenous cannulation or willingness to undertake relevant training in the procedure.

Competent in intravenous medication administration or willingness to undertake relevant training in the procedure.

Competent in basic ECG recognition or willingness to undertake the training.

Ensure personal and professional development is progressed through Individual Performance Development Review.

Demonstrate understanding of research based practice, and participate as required in audit.

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties

Your main duties within the Catheter Lab would be to care for patients during their cardiac or neurology procedure in the form of IV medication administration, documentation and will also have the opportunity to scrub for both cardiac and neurology procedures.

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the care of patients.
  • Acknowledge personal preferences, rights and choice of patients undergoing procedures.
  • Maintain health, safety and the control of infection in clinical work areas in line with Trust policies and procedures.
  • Receive, transfer and position patients for clinical procedures in line with the Trusts Manual Handling regulations.
  • Store, prepare and administer prescribed drugs to patients, and monitor the effects of drugs on patients in line with Trust policies.
  • Prepare, monitor and maintain materials and equipment for clinical procedures. Take action if found to be faulty.
  • Support, monitor and care for patients during clinical procedures.
  • Contribute to treating patients during clinical emergencies.
  • Maintain accurate & legible records of care.

  • Communicate effectively with other members of the Catheter Suite Team and other clinical work areas.
  • Acknowledge and value peoples roles within the team.
  • Recognise own limitations within the team.
  • Participate in achieving the aims of the Department/Trust.

Leadership and Innovation
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to changes in practice within the Cardiac Catheter suite and the Trust.
  • Reflect correct etiquette within work area.
  • Contribute to the effective & efficient utilisation of Catheter Suite resources.
  • Recognise and prevent / report areas of conflict within the Catheter Suite environment.
  • Recognise & forward any complaints from patients / carers / visitors and communicate them to senior staff.

Education and Coaching
  • Develop own knowledge by evaluating and reflecting on their practice.
  • Maintain a professional profile.
  • Participate in creating a learning environment in the Cardiac Catheter Suite.
  • Act as a role model to junior members of staff.

Research / Governance
  • Contribute to the development of practice within Catheter Suite practice.
  • Utilise research to inform practice.
  • Participate in Clinical Governance Activity:
    • Audit Activity
    • Data Collection
  • Contribute to the development of standards of care in the Cardiac Catheter Suite.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospital Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road



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