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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Intensive Care

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Registered Nurse? Do you want an exciting and interesting role working with a team of like minded individuals who are committed to delivering high quality, safe patient care? If you are ambitious and motivated and looking for a new challenge to enhance your personal and professional development, we want to hear from you.

Based in the University Hospital of Llandough, Cardiac Intensive Care is a 13 bedded clinical area consisting of Level 3 ITU beds and Level 2 HDU beds. It has an excellent nursing team who will support and assist your development whilst you provide high quality nursing care to patients who have undergone cardiac surgery.

We offer all new starters a team with an identified team leader this team leader will be responsible for undertaking your annual appraisal and personal development plan to ensure your continuous development during your Cardiothoracic career.

In recognition of the specialist nature of this area we provide new nurses a six week supernumerary period with an identified preceptor. You will be provided with a competency framework which will provide the focus for your learning. In conjunction to this you will work with the practice educator to facilitate your clinical development.

Main duties of the job

To work as a Band 5 staff nurse within an established team

To provide post operative care to cardiothoracic surgical patients within the intensive care environment.

To work within the NMC Code of Conduct at all times.

Always act in such a manner as to promote and safeguard the interests and well-being of patients/clients, visitors and colleagues.

Participate as an active member of the nursing and multi- disciplinary teams, be accountable for your practice and work in partnership with other health care professionals, patients/clients and others in the delivery of care.

Participate in effective nursing, providing a high standard of care topatients/clients in keeping with the philosophies and operational policies of the UHB.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • NMC



  • Previous experience of working in a nursing environment

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

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