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Cardiac Catheter Lab/Cardiology Day Case Unit Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunityfor a dynamic individual with high levels of initiative, who enjoys the challenges of a fast paced environment with continuous opportunities to learn.

Join our team of nurses within our 2 cardiac catheterisation labs and our cardiology day case unit, with capacity for 12 patients.

Our cardiac catheterisation labs serve both acute and elective patients, and provide an excellent 24/7 Primary PCI service.

The cardiology inpatient wards at City hospital have a 17 bedded female CCU and a 20 bedded male CCU.

You shoulld be passionate about the speciality and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. A commitment to learning and quality improvement to support patient safety is a must. In return you will be given the opportunity to develop your clinical skills and knowledge and be supported by a knowledgable team, we have an in house Professional Development Nurse to further support you.

Main duties of the job

Rotate between cardaic cath labs and cardiology day case unit, be involved in pre and post procedure care.

Provide direct care to patients undergoing a varierty of procedures in cath lab, such as angiograms/angioplasty, pacing, ptmc.

Care for patients undergoing TOE and Cardioversion.

To particiapte in an on call rota

Develop scrub nurse skills

Promote team work within a multidisciplinary team.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To be responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without direct supervision.

    To be responsible for ensuring patient care and safety are evaluated whilst on duty.

    To supervise the work of student nurses and support workers.

    To participate in the on call service, after appropriate training has been


    To undertake administration of prescribed medication and supervision of


    To be professionally accountable for own actions during working shift.

    To comply with NMC and local standards for record keeping.

    To recognise, review and report patients/clients condition and any changes to it to senior members of staff within the multidisciplinary team.

    Person Specification



    • nmc registered
    • Qualified nurse


    • ILS
    • Evidence of personal development
    • Cardiac Cath Lab/Cardiology nursing experience
    • Teaching and assessing

    professional interest


    • interest in cardiology

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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