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Cardiology Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Cardiac nurse specialist team. The team is made up of highly skilled Cardiac Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Specialist nurses in electrophysiology, heart failure and acute coronary syndrome. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cardiac Nurse Specialist to join our service at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital which is merging into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

The team supports all aspects of patient flow through the Cardiac department from admission to discharge including management of the outpatient pathway and on going patient support. As the successful candidate you will have experience in the management of patients with Cardiac conditions requiring timely intervention. You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.

The position will require the post holder to work in variety of settings within the Cardiac directorate but the main purpose will be working and supporting the electrophysiology team. The shift patterns and timeswill vary according to the needs of the service.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date:TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Developments in Cardiology initiatives and treatments at national and local levels
  • ECG recording / interpretation
  • In depth knowledge of Cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Conversant with current developments affecting cardiac patients in cardiology at national and local levels



  • NMC registered Nurse
  • Recognised teaching qualification


  • Physical Examination of the Adult Course
  • Relevant specialist cardiology Course
  • Advanced communication/ counselling skills

Interpersonal skills


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with multidisciplinary team, patients, carers and relatives
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to prioritise effectively


  • Ability to provide and receive complex information, often in difficult and emotive situations

Other requirements specific to the role


  • Potential exposure to environmental hazards
  • Aware of and acts upon health and safety issues and infection control
  • Adaptive to unpredictable workloads.

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Teaching and presentation skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Castle Lane East



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