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Cardiology Specialist Nurse

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ashington
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Provide a comprehensive specialist clinical nursing service within Cardiology medicine, with an emphasis on patient centered care.
  • Take a role in the development and service delivery in own specialist area including developing protocols and audits whilst supporting colleagues in their specialism.
  • Work in an interdisciplinary manner, to provide high quality care for cardiology patients, both as inpatients and outpatients.
  • Provide highly specialist training and education in cardiology medicine to doctors, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and students.
  • Participate in audit / research to evaluate practice and participate in local and national audit / research projects.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries


Main duties of the job

  • Responsible to the Lead Cardiology Specialist Nurse.
  • In collaboration with medical and technical teams, participate in the organisation, control and delivery of treatment and associated care within specialist nurse led cardiology services.
  • Manage Cardiology Specialist Nurse led services, e g. Heart Failure, Post Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Post Revascularisation, Pre-assement Clinics and Cardioversion service and Chest Pain Clinic.
  • Assist with the provision of Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Stress ECHO, Cath Lab service


About us

Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work for an organisation that was voted the best acute and combined acute and community trust in the country, based on the experience of its staff (NHS Staff Survey 2022). Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare and, this is...the Northumbria Way!

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Lead Cardiology Specialist Nurse.
  • In collaboration with medical and technical teams, participate in the organisation, control and delivery of treatment and associated care within specialist nurse led cardiology services.
  • Manage Cardiology Specialist Nurse led services, e g. Heart Failure, Post Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Post Revascularisation, Pre-assement Clinics and Cardioversion service and Chest Pain Clinic.
  • Assist with the provision of Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Stress ECHO, Cath Lab service


Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of specialist education and training in Cardiology


Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level Registered Nurse
  • Degree in nursing / health studies or equivalent experience/training.
  • Mentorship qualification


Desirable

  • Clinical skills course and/or advanced history taking skills
  • Counselling course
  • Heart Failure Course (12 month course)
  • Registered non-medical prescriber
  • British Association for cardiac rehabilitation Exercise Course
  • ECDL


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wansbeck General Hospital

Woodhorn Lane

Ashington

NE63 9JJ

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