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Senior Staff Nurse

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Cardiac Cath Labs Nurse ready for a new challenge? Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is looking for a dedicated professional like you to expand our Cath Labs service.

In this pivotal role, you'll be one of the driving forces of our cath lab service. You will be instrumental in maintaining and elevating the standards of care, focusing on patient-centred outcomes and experiences. Your leadership will ensure safety and effectiveness in every aspect of care, whilst deputising for cath lab leadership team and supporting junior staff and help induct them into the service.

Your clinical responsibilities will include delivering planned care to patients, performing advanced clinical skills, maintaining a safe patient environment, and acting as a scrub or circulating nurse during invasive cardiac procedures. You will be trained to perform venepuncture, cannulation, and remove venous and arterial sheaths. You will also assist in the safe transfer of critically-ill patients and participate in on-call commitments as required.

We encourage you to apply today to develop your skillset further at one of London's leading Trusts!

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

Hammersmith Hospital is ICHT's specialist hospital based in East Acton and renowned for its strong research connections. It offers a range of services including renal, haematology, cancer and cardiology care, and provides the regional specialist heart attack centre.

This role presents a unique chance to further develop your skills in cardiac care and play a pivotal role in working with a dynamic and growing healthcare team.

Based at our Hammersmith Hospital site, renowned for its strong research connections and being a regional specialist heart attack centre. You will work rotating within our state-of-the-art cardiac cath labs, day ward, and recovery unit.

The 6 cardiac cath labs in Hammersmith Hospital runs a service running Monday to Saturday, providing a variety of procedures from simple diagnostics and treatments i.e., coronary angiogram, angioplasty and device implants to more complex Interventional, EP and Structural procedures i.e., PCI of CTO, Ablations and Device Extractions, TAVIs, Mitral and Tricuspid Clips/TEER.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients
  • To assess care needs and develop, implement and evaluate them without supervision
  • To assist in leading and monitoring the performance of the nursing team
  • To deputise for the Senior Sister or Senior Charge nurse when required


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • RGN with cardiac cath labs and/or cardiac day ward experience
  • Immediate Life Support
  • Cannulation and Phlebotomy certification / skills


Desirable

  • Relevant Courses specific to specialty i.e., Cardiac Course


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience in Acute Cardiac Nursing and Cardiac Cath Labs
  • Ability to scrub and circulate in various cardiac cath lab procedures
  • Experience of doing on-call shifts for primary / emergency cases, out of hours.


Desirable

  • Student and Junior Nurses mentorship experience


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Excellent and effective communication skills
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment and deal with job demands and pressures
  • Ability to manage own workload solve problems and use own intitiative


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Hammersmith Hospital

London

W12 0HS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-WCCS-1489

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