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Staff Nurse - Cardiology Outpatients

Employer
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Swindon
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Hours: 7.5 hrs per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Part time Band 5 Nurse to join us in the Cardiology Outpatients Department.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high quality care to a defined patient group either within the Department. They are responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of evidence based individualised patient care within the boundaries of their role. The post holder will contribute to the continuing development of standards of care including developments of nursing standards and monitoring of outcomes. The post holder will be expected to continue with their own professional development. The post will include participating in planning, preparing and assisting with diagnostic tests within the department.

If you have a passion for cardiology, are enthusiastic, enjoy a dynamic workload and thrive under pressure, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Lisa Sidaway on 01793 604549 or email lisa.sidaway1@nhs.net to arrange an informal visit and spend some time in the department.

Main duties of the job

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate compassionate nursing care to meet the patients individualised needs.
  • Ensure the highest standards of care and safety are maintained.
  • To support the nurse in charge with the day to day planning, the delivery of a high quality nursing service and the continuous improvement of that service.
  • To ensure effective communication is achieved and maintained of sensitive information, with regard to the patient assessments and clinical details.
  • To act as a role model, ensuring high quality, professional standards are maintained and delivered at all times.
  • To document observations, assessments, results, decisions and actions. Effectively in patient's notes and communicate these effectively to appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team and as appropriate, to carers.
  • Provide legible and comprehensive patient records to agreed Trust and NMC standards and guidelines
  • To develop and maintain effective communication links with all levels of staff within the Trust and external agencies.
  • To participate in the audit cycle of clinical practices and procedures including infection prevention & control initiatives.
  • Assist in the monitoring and protecting of groups and individuals whose health and well-being may be at risk e.g. vulnerable adults.


  • About us

    Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

    Service We will put our patients firstTeamwork We will work togetherAmbition We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect We will act with integrity

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    11. Promote and maintain the dignity and privacy of patients at all times.12. To participate and contribute appropriately in research, service modernisation, clinical governance and National Service Frameworks.13. To be responsible for developing and sustaining own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness in accordance with re-evaluation requirements and to maintain a professional portfolio with evidence of reflective practice.

    Please see attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • First Level Registered Nurse2
    • Current/live registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
    • Immediate Life Support


    Desirable

    • Diploma/Degree qualification
    • Teaching/Assessor Qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent
    • Qualification /Experience in teaching and assessing
    • ALS Provider


    Skills

    Essential

    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Ability to document details clearly and accurately
    • Good interpersonal skills and is able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
    • Willingness to undertake training and assessment for further clinical skills


    Desirable

    • An understanding of the structure for the delivery for Community and social care services


    Experience

    Essential

    • Recent experience nursing patients in an acute / community setting or recently completed a Return To Nursing course
    • Able to demonstrate effective consolidation of nursing knowledge and practice after qualification and Preceptorship
    • Working within a multi-disciplinary team environment
    • Experience within a range of patient/client care groups
    • Evidence of continuing professional development


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    The Great Western Hospital

    Marlborough Road

    Swindon

    SN3 6BB

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    249-6156996

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