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Staff Nurse-Coronary Care

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Interested in working in Coronary Care?

The secondment period will start in June and is 9 months in length - you must seek permission from you line manager prior to application. If you are not in a substantive NHS post a fixed term contract can be offered.

We are looking for enthusiastic Registered Staff Nurse to join our team at York on the Coronary Care Unit to cover 9 months maternity leave from June 2024.

CCU has 8 monitored beds and an extensive cardiac telemetry service which continuously remotely monitors patients throughout the hospital.

The nursing team includes a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Cardiac Outreach Service, receiving referrals for patients in ED or throughout the hospital. The cardiac outreach nurse will review and clinically assess patients with chest pain, ST elevation, raised troponin, arrhythmias and heart blocks.

We provide nurse led cardioversion, diagnoses of STEMI and referral / transfer to a centre for PPCI, thrombolysis, emergency pacing and non-invasive ventilation. We also attend all crash calls on site and are able to lead a cardiac arrest.

You will be expected to deliver high standards of care, following best practice, protocols & pathways. You should have a keen interest in nursing cardiology patients in an acute unit, with a commitment to learn & develop your skills.

It is desirable that you have completed the ILS course and an ECG course, but essential that you have at least completed a BLS.

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

Thisdescription indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • We also offer a number of other benefits for our Band 5 Staff Nurses which include the following:
    • Refer a Friend - You will receive a �250 payment if you refer a nurse to us who subsequently takes up employment in our Trust (paid after the new starter completes 4-months in post).

    Working for the Trust

    Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

    Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact:

    As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

    Armed Forces Friendly Employer

    We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

    Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

NMC registration


  • Registered Nurse (Level 1 or 2)


  • Nursing Experience



  • Willing to undergo training as necessary
  • Current issues in health care Standards of Professional Practice


  • Awareness of speciality

Practical Skills


  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Understanding of skills and knowledge required to develop team members

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


York Hospital

Wigginton Road York


YO31 8HE

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