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Cardiac Catheter Lab Sister / Charge Nurse

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Cardiac Catheter Lab Sister/Charge Nurse to lead a dedicated team at St Richards Hospital.

St Richard's Hospital has one Cardiac Catheter Lab, through which a range of procedures are undertaken, such as, diagnostic angiography, device implantation, elective cardioversion and TOEs.

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength and want you to feel included to help as always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to success. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer a buddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Cardiac Catheter Lab Sister/Charge Nurse's key role is to lead the team to ensure high standards of nursing care within the Cardiac Catheter Lab, working closely with other multidisciplinary team members (MDT) and assisting the medical team with procedures undertaken. Leadership experience, flexibility to the needs of patients, and clinical expertise are required to provide a positive learning environment for the team.

To ensure we continue to remain effective and efficient, the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse will help to develop protocols and guidelines, alongside the MDT to ensure the smooth operational running of the Cardiac Catheter Lab and patient pathways.

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better neverstops

AtUHSussexwe're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of theUK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives:We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put ourPatient First.Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role atUHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourwellbeing programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need itbecausewe know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us:As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosingUHSussexyou are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that youdo.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the role, please read the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse educated to degree level
  • Cardiology Module
  • Mentorship or PS/PA Course


  • Leadership course or equivalent
  • ALS Provider



  • > 18 months experience as a band 6 within Cardiac catheter lab
  • > 2 years within Acute cardiology area
  • Evidence of professional development since qualification


  • > 5 years Post Registration experience



  • Proven track record of leading a team
  • Excellent written , verbal and interpersonal skills


  • Involvement /experience in change management

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


St Richard's Hospital

Spitalfield Lane


PO19 6SE

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