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Staff Nurse - Cardiac Catheter Laboratory & Recovery

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Cardiac Catheter Lab / Cardiac Day Unit in the new Grange University Hospital. Cardiology is fortunate in having a dedicated Cardiac Catheter Suite.

We undertake a variety of procedures including Angiography, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI), Pacemakers and Complex devices, Implantable loop recorder, Cardioversions, Transoesophageal Echocardiogram(TOE), Pre-assessment clinics and Dobutamine Stress Echocardiograms(DSE).

In this role you will provide nursing care to patients undergoing Coronary Angiograms, PCI, Pacemakers (including defibrillators and heart failure devices), TOE and DSE.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Responsibilities

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care using the Nursing Process under the delegation of the Team Leader and without direct supervision

To be accountable for own practice following an approved induction programme.

To effectively manage an allocated patient caseload delegated by the Team Leader.

To contribute to the clinical nursing care of all patients within the unit as required.

To implement care that is evidenced based in practice

To contribute towards a multidisciplinary approach to service delivery

To support a clinical environment that is patient and public focussed and encourages patient advocacy

To acknowledge limitation of practice and seek appropriate referral as necessary.

To maintain accurate and current documentation

To participate in clinical audit and clinical research activity.

To implement clinical nursing practice regardful of budgetary constraints.

To maintain and assist data collection records in the unit.

To adhere to the clinical risk management policies of the Unit

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration


  • Post registration cardiology course
  • ALERT course



  • Acute ward experience


  • Cardiology ward experience
  • Cardiac Cath Lab experience



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


  • IV medication and cannulation
  • ECG rhythm recognition
  • ANTT

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital

Caerleon Road


NP44 8YN

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