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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Catheter Lab

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide the safest and highest quality environment for the practice of interventional cardiology, pacing and electrophysiology at all times. Our priorities are patient safety, achieving the best clinical outcomes from the procedures that we perform and valuing the professionalism of theteam that performs them.

The post holder will work as part of the Cardiac Catheter Lab team assisting medical staff with diagnostic and interventional procedures. In this theatre style environment the nurse will have both scrub and circulating duties. There is a requirement to wear a lead coat during procedures.

Main duties of the job

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Cardiac Cath Labs

Are you up for a challenge?

Do you want a change?

Do you want a career structure with an upwards trajectory?

If you are that individual come and join us, you won't be sorry!

We have 5 Cardiac Cath Labs and nurses are an important part of the multi-disciplinary team we really hope that you would love to join us in our labs.

We provide a full range of procedures here at St George's including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, pacing and TAVI. We are a primary PCI centre and are also the SW London arrhythmia centre.

We can offer you support and professional development, you will work closely with our practice support nurse to develop a full range of competencies in both working as the scrub nurse and circulating nurse. Once you are fully trained you will work as part of our on-call team providing emergency care to our most unwell patients - so come be part of a team that literally saves lives on a daily basis!

About us

With nearly 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.

The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and personal specification which contains more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Desirable experience at Band 5


  • Previous experience at Band 5



  • Excellent verbal, written & interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills


  • Experience of gathering and analysing detailed information



  • Specialist Cardiac Catheter Lab knowledge
  • An understanding of audit & research


  • Experience of developing new procedures & protocols
  • Experience of audit / research



  • Team building. Maturity / self awareness
  • Committment to team working. Lateral thinker


  • Previous management experience

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St Georges Hospital

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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