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Cardiac Surgery Nurse Case Co-ordinator

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (PA) Pro Rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to work with us.

Please see below for detailed job description of the role.

Main duties of the job

The Cardiac Surgery Nurse Case Managers are looking for an experienced senior nurse to work within their team. The post will involve clerking patients in preoperative clinics, coordination of cardiac theatre lists, liaising with regional hospitals and ensuring appropriate and timely transfer and scheduling of inpatients, MDT and MDT working, autonomously manage surgical waiting list and being a main contact for preoperative patients.

The Cardiac surgery nurse case managers are an established team of experienced, committed and dynamic nurses, who work within a well-defined, structured career pathway with access to formal and informal education.

About us

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities


The Nurse Case Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Nurse Case Manager in leading nurse-led treatment and care for a defined caseload of patients, where they practice as an autonomous clinician within the multi-professional team.

The post carries responsibility for the safe delivery of a number of defined roles not routinely performed by nurses within this speciality, and requires competence in specific areas of knowledge, technical skill, nursing expertise and clinical decision-making.The post carries responsibility for ensuring effective and efficient management of the cardiac surgery waiting lists including appropriate scheduling to ensure that the theatre and critical care resource is used to its maximum and meeting government waiting time targets and local delivery plans.

To provide specialist expertise, advice, education and support to patients, their carers and other health care professionals, and advise and support the Cardiovascular & Thoracic Care Group regarding the management of the service. In addition, the post holder will work across professional, departmental and Trust boundaries as required to develop and support patient-centred seamless care.


We are looking for a person who is passionate about delivering a high standard of patient care. You must have significant experience in a relevant speciality, with the aptitude and skill necessary to troubleshoot, problem solve and advance clinical decision making. If you believe you have the dedication and inspiration along with the necessary skills that we are seeking we would love to discuss this opportunity with you further.

Person Specification

Trust Values


  • Patient First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Previous or relevant experience necessary


  • Registered Nurse on the relevant part of the NMC register
  • Evidence of study at degree level or equivalent
  • Specialist training in area of practice
  • Higher Education Institute approved course in supporting learners in practice. Provide evidence of ?Supporting a range of learners in practice ?Supporting colleagues to promote effective learning in practice


  • History Taking and Physical Assessment

Previous or relevant experience necessary


  • Specialist clinical skills and experience
  • Evidenced based care philosophy
  • Clinical experience at band 5/equivalent or above in relevant speciality
  • Commitment to Nurse Led care and further development


  • Development /use of integrated patient care pathways
  • Multidisciplinary team working.
  • Team leadership role.

Aptitudes and skills required


  • Confident of own knowledge base
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to synthesise information quickly and act on findings.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving
  • Innovative approach to problem solving
  • Able to manage own workload autonomously
  • IT skills (Word processing, email and internet as a minimum).


  • Awareness of own leadership skills/style

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


University Hospital Southampton

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

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