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cardiac nurse practitioner

Employer
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
chelmsford
Salary
£35,392 Per annum - pro rata for part time
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Working as an integral member of the cardiac liaison team, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring the patients referred to cardiology are seen in a timely manner. They will ensure patient information is available and management plans followed regarding the patient's pathway during their hospital admission. The post holder will have excellent communication skills to liaise with the MDT/ BTUH and CTC cardiac wards

Main duties of the job

  • To take a role, with supervision, in the assessment and management of patients presenting to Acute Assessment Units, A & E department and wards within Mid Essex Hospital requiring cardiology input.
  • Liaising closely with the cardiology team to ensure that those patients identified are seen and managed in a timely manner.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Acute Medical team, Cardiologists, CNS, ward nurses and MDT ensuring timely review of cardiac patients including advice and requesting specific tests and appointments
  • Collecting and reviewing cardiology referrals throughout the day and signposting to the most appropriate clinician e.g. cardiology consultant/ cardiology registrar/|CNS and BTUH cardiac doctors and nurses.


About us

Our Cardiac Liaison Service service has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced nurse with cardiac experience to join the team which focuses on patients admitted with a cardiac diagnosis to ensure the patients referred to cardiology are seen in a timely manner. They will ensure patient information is available and management plans followed regarding the patient's pathway during their hospital admission. The post holder will have excellent communication skills to liaise with the MDT/ BTUH and CTC cardiac wards.

if you have the passion, enthusiasm and drive for this role then we would like to hear from you

With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.

Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and well being of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations. We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.

We aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To take a role, with supervision, in the assessment and management of patients presenting to Acute Assessment Units, A & E department and wards within Mid Essex Hospital requiring cardiology input.
  • Liaising closely with the cardiology team to ensure that those patients identified are seen and managed in a timely manner.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Acute Medical team, Cardiologists, CNS, ward nurses and MDT ensuring timely review of cardiac patients including advice and requesting specific tests and appointments
  • Collecting and reviewing cardiology referrals throughout the day and signposting to the most appropriate clinician e.g. cardiology consultant/ cardiology registrar/|CNS and BTUH cardiac doctors and nurses.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 2 years experience in an acute medical/ cardiac setting
  • nursing degree


Desirable

  • post registration cardiac course


Knowledge

Essential

  • good organisational skills
  • good understanding of cardiac pathways


Desirable

  • working in a cardiac setting


Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Broomfield

Court Road

chelmsford

CM1 7ET

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390-CAR-BR-2065

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