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Clinical Sister

Employer
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated nurse to join our team on the Coronary Care Unit (CCU). This is a regional centre providing acute coronary care services for patients from Durham and Tees Valley in addition to the local population. Experience is preferable, but not essential as the successful applicants will have opportunity to develop their clinical skills supported by in-house training.

The CCU is committed to the advancement of acute cardiac services and applicants should be supportive and enthusiastic towards developments.

The applicants must be committed to providing a high standard of patient care, and also to their own professional development. He/she will have excellent communication skills and supportive and open to new initiatives.

This post is for internal candidates to South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the specialist care of a patient or group of patients assessing, development, implementation and evaluation of care. They will be required to offer clinical support to the sister and staff on duty throughout the 24 hour period. The main responsibilities of the role will be related to specialist clinical expertise within the acute Coronary Care setting with an emphasis on training and development of junior and new staff. The post holder is expected to be part of the trust cardiac arrest team.

About us

We are a regional centre for cardiology committed to the provision of high quality evidence based patient care. We are seeking to appoint a motivated and dedicated individual with a keen interest in care to join our friendly team. In return we can offer excellent opportunities for professional development within a supportive working environment, allowing you to reach your full potential.

South Tees is a high performing Trust, employing 9000 staff, providing acute and community services. We pride ourselves on excellence and are situated at the heart of a great place to live.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of Multi-disciplinary working
  • Experience working within Cardiovascular services


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Diploma in Nursing or healthcare degree
  • Current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Recognisable teaching qualification


Key Skills

Essential

  • Effective communication skills written and verbal
  • Commitment to the needs of the service including a flexible and adaptable approach in the work environment/ work practices
  • Ability to use initiative to make a decision within sphere of work and/or knowledge recognising where assistance is required


Desirable

  • Good information technology skills


Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

TS4 3BW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

328-CARDIO-6178901

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