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Staff Nurse - Cardiology

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Are you looking to start your Band 5 career or would like the chance of a new challenge in a collaborative and exciting speciality? If so, we have a fixed term position available to cover maternity leave for one year/37.5hrs per week with a mixture of long days and nights, Monday - Sunday within our Heart Assessment Centre at Hammersmith Hospital:-

Heart Assessment Centre - is a 9 bedded area with 3 assessment trolleys. Patients are received directly from London Ambulance Service with different types of cardiac conditions ranging from acute myocardial infarction and arrhythmia to patients in cardiac arrest and is known as Hammersmith's front door. Transfers from referring hospitals are also admitted into this area for assessment. Turnover of patients is fast as once completing their assessment they may be transferred to the cardiac cathether labs, discharged home or moved to A7/C8 bed for further treatment.

You will need to be passionate, dynamic and a forward thinking nurse with a desire to build your knowledge and skills within an inclusive, diverse environment. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a genuine enthusiasm for providing high quality, individualised patient centred care. Cardiology experience is desirable, but, not essential as this could be a learning opportunity for those who have a passion for Cardiology.

We are looking for nurses who will share in our values and embrace innovation.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality compassionate care to all patients.
  • To be professionally accountable for own actions and to work within the guidelines, policies and procedures of Imperial NHS Trust.
  • Provide support and, individualised care to patients, relatives/carers in collaboration with the multi professional team, in line with local and national targets.
  • At all times ensure that the needs of the patient are placed at the centre of care delivery.
  • To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and provide cover for any area specified.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Current first level RN registration with NMC
  • Registered Nurse


  • 6 months experience in healthcare



  • 6 months post registration experience


  • Previous cardiology or acute medical experience

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Knowledge about health care issues and care of the acutely ill patient
  • Medication administration skills including IV drug administration (or a willingness to undergo training)
  • Ability to develop own clinical skills
  • Organisational skills and Basic IT skills


  • MI Interventions and Treatments

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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