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Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse/Practitioner

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity to work in a new state of the art cardiac facility. We are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated practitioners with some post-registration experience ready to gain new skills. The successful individuals will become an integral member of our friendly and committed team at this very exciting time for our service.

What we look for:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to learn and develop new knowledge and skills in a well-supported environment.
  • The ability to work in an often-fast paced environment, staying calm and focused, ready to actively respond in emergency situations, working as part of a team.
  • A passion to deliver high quality care
  • Working with an experienced and knowledgeable Cardiology Team where you will be encouraged and well supported to learn and expand clinical skills and knowledge.
  • Opportunities to attend National Study Days and Conferences. A host of training delivered face to face and via e-learning platforms to enhance knowledge, skills and development.
  • Joining an established service at a time when we are rapidly expanding to meet the growing needs of our population

What we offer:
  • Working within two beautiful brand new spacious Cath Labs and a 10-bedded day case unit.
  • Your life outside HHFT is important, and the Trust are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements this can be discussed at interview


Main duties of the job

Who we are:

Situated within Cardiology we operate two Cardiac Cath Labs with 10 bed Daycase Unit and Treatment Room where we provide highly specialist care to our patients including : Coronary Angiography, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Complex PCI. Basic and Complex Pacing ~ including sICD and Leadless. Plus our Electrophysiology Service. We also deliver a 24-hour Emergency PPCI Service which you will support as part of the On-Call team.

You will be well supported in all areas of the Cath Lab and be trained to Scrub, Circulate and manage a group of patients through pre-assessment, admission leading to a safe discharge. We also provide a 24hr/365 Emergency PPCI Service which is a very exciting and rewarding part of our work. Once competent you will join the on-call rota where a specialist team support our patients admitted straight to the Lab from within the hospital, ED, 999 and Air Ambulance.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HPC


Desirable

  • Evidence of acute assessment skills and management of deteriorating patient


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas


Desirable

  • Awareness of local and national agenda within the speciality


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Clinical Skills appropriate to the relevant area of practice


Desirable

  • Customer service experience i.e. dealing with complaints


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospitals

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-MED7812CARD

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