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Cardiology Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Within Cardiology we have expanded our Heart Attach Unit and Cardiac Day ward resulting in additional Advance Practitioners posts.

We are seeking experienced band 6 (trainee post) or Band 7 nurse. The successful candidates will work on a rota and cover Cardiology ward areas clerking and discharging patients, cannulation, phlebotomy, prescribing, active ward round participant and working in collaboration with Consultants in outpatient clinics

Successful candidates will be expected to compose electronic discharge amongst other extended roles affiliated with the four pillars of advanced practice.

Experience in the role and a completed nurse prescribers course is an advantage although some further training will be available. If training is required the candidate would commence on a band 6, when training completed would be uplifted to band 7.

We currently have thirteen Nurse Practitioners in post but are looking to further develop and expand our current team. We have a comprehensive training programme with a three month supernumerary period.

The post holders work long days and cover weekends but do not cover night duties so if you are looking for a new and exciting challenge as well as a new development to your existing nursing practice please apply.

Main duties of the job

The advanced clinical practitioner is an experienced registered healthcare professional with specialist skills to assess and treat patients and manage the clinical environment, in collaboration with the management and consultant team. The advanced clinical practitioner will act as an autonomous practitioner in forming clinical decisions and complex management plans in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of patients. In conjunction with other senior healthcare professionals in the team formulate the development of clinical guidance for all aspects of clinical practice.

Imperial Healthcare has made significant investment in developing new ways of working for senior cardiac nurses as Advanced Nurse Practitioners within the cardiac directorate. The ANP (ACP) will join an existing team of established practitioners. The post holder will work as a trainee nurse practitioner (NP) at Band 6, or qualified NP at Band 7 as part of the multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality compassionate care to elective and emergency cardiac patients. The post holder will work across directorate and professional boundaries, encouraging inter-disciplinary working for the benefit of improved patient outcomes and efficient use of resources. The trainee post holder will be working towards a non-medical independent prescriber qualification and will take over roles previously undertaken by junior medical staff.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered General Nurse (NMC)
  • Advanced or Intermediate Life Support provider
  • Evidence of accredited post registration level 3 education development in relevant subject
  • Physical Assessment qualification (or working towards )
  • Master's Degree of in Advanced Practice (or working towards)


  • Health related diploma, degree, Masters or equivalent level of knowledge in the specialism
  • Leadership Qualification



  • Recent & Significant post registration nursing experience of caring for patients with cardiac disease.
  • Excellent Understanding and experience in recognition of cardiac emergencies.
  • Knowledge of related government guidance and policy


  • Presentation skills

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Evidence of developing relevant clinical expertise
  • Evidence of effective interpersonal skills and ability to liaise with MDT teams
  • Computer Literacy (eg Microsopft word, outlook
  • Awareness of cardiac data entry requirements
  • Physical assessment
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


  • Research experience

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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