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Structural Heart Specialist nurse

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wythenshawe
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This post is based at WTWA Wythenshawe Hospital and Manchester Heart Centre covering the structural heart team cross site.

Registered Nurse Band 6

Permanent Post - 22.5 hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced nurse to join our structural heart team. The successful applicant must have relevant experience in cardiology, be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, good time management, be able to work well under pressure both within a team and independently and work flexibly to the needs of the service.

Main duties of the job

Provide independent nurse-led telephone consultation on a daily basis, triaging, assessing and advising on symptom management appropriately for patients, significant others and other health care professionals, within and external to the Trust.

Carry out a nurse led preoperative clinic to ensure patients are worked up appropriately and fit to undergo valve intervention. Provide education to both patients and their relatives regarding their condition, admission, and procedure, and after care.

Support consultants in regular Structural clinics, assessing patients' frailty, organising tests and ensuring they are on the correct pathway.

Manage own patient workload in parallel to consultant in out-patient clinics. Following up and actioning results of investigations.

Orchestrate patient transfers from external trusts and review inpatients on the ward to be able to provide clinical nursing information to the team and MDT.

Communicate with relatives on behalf of the patient, gaining verbal consent to do so from the patient wherever possible.

Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT), liaising with consultants, registrars, GP's, Cardiac Physiologists, Nurse Practitioners, Heart Failure team, Cardiac Rehabilitation team, Coronary Care Unit staff and secretarial/support staff, all to achieve a co-ordinated, comprehensive service to patients requiring Structural Heart intervention.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN


Desirable

  • Degree/masters
  • ENB


Experience

Essential

  • 3 years experience


skills

Essential

  • Organisational
  • Time management
  • Team working
  • Competencies


Aptitude

Essential

  • Motivation and willingness to develop
  • Conflict management


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wythenshawe

Southmoor Road

Wythenshawe

M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-WTWA-6308503*

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