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Staff Nurse - Cardiac Day Stay

Employer
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Southend
Salary
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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We are looking for a compassionate, motivated individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills who is dedicated to working as part of the team.

We take pride in nurturing a supportive environment in which to work while ensuring we deliver a high quality service.

You will ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated for each patient within own sphere of responsibility.

Main duties of the job

Preparing patients for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Assisting with invasive procedures such as coronary angiogram, pacemaker insertion, drain insertions and cardioversions.

Assisting in diagnostics tests such a dobutamine stress echo, transoesophageal echo, endocrine dynamic function tests and renal biopsy.

Leading in nurse-led diagnostic tests

Recovering patients post procedure including radiological procedures such as ureteric stents, nephrostomy and IVC filter insertion and nurse-led discharge.

Assisting with pre-assessment of patients.

Providing infusions for patients.

Liasing with Consultants, Registrars and specialist nurses from a wide variety of specialities.

Assisting with research and the development of services such as the current lipid optimisation project.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • First level NMC registration


Desirable

  • 2 years Post registration experience in cardiology/cath labs
  • ECG interpretation course.


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to lead a team and coordinate/lead shifts Proven organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


Desirable

  • Experience in mentoring/educating
  • Phlebotomy and cannulation competency


Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Southend

Prittlewell Chase

Southend

SS0 0RY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

390-MED-SO-8058

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