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Band 5 Staff Nurses
Cardiology ward 220 including Coronary Care
The Heart Centre at the University Hospital of North Midlands is a tertiary centre delivering high quality Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery to the population of Staffordshire, Shropshire, East Cheshire and North Wales.
The level of activity within centre continues to grow year on year and we are proud to be developing exciting innovative programs such as TAVI, Atrial appendage Occlusion and MICAB (minimally invasive coronary artery bypass)
We provides a 24/hour Primary PCI service with our own dedicated emergency portal via a 13 bedded Coronary Care unit providing invasive and non-invasive care for patients with acute coronary syndromes and life threatening arrhythmias.
Co-located to this are 51 inpatient beds, of which 25 provide state of the art real time cardiac monitoring.
We also have 4 dedicated catheter laboratories providing inpatient and outpatient invasive and diagnostic procedures for both our local population and tertiary population offering a treat and return service to the local DGH’s.
We currently have a vacancy on our inpatient ward (including coronary care) providing an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join the team within the heart centre.
You will participate in innovative and evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister and Junior Sisters.
We are a proactive team in developing the specialist skill required to deliver our services, recognising that investment in and training of individuals is crucial to delivering high quality patient care.
You will act as a credible and professional role model whilst developing both personally and professionally to achieve your maximum potential delivering on the implementation and development of care standards to reflect the “Proud to Care” initiative and will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional and National guidelines.
You will be responsible for ensuring that quality; safe, patient focused care is delivered within the Heart Centre, working with the other ward, departments and professions within the MDT to ensure efficient service delivery.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, committed to the provision of excellent standards of care, a good communicator, and motivated to build on existing professional development.
Essential requirements for the post are:
• First level registration
• Experience within an acute care setting as either a student or registered nurse
• Evidence of excellent attendance
• Participation in a 24/7 roster within the inpatient areas
We offer a comprehensive band 5 preceptorship package with support to achieve competency and skill acquisition.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For further information contact Matron Matron Angela Huscroft or Deputy matron joanne hallettellion 01782 675940 or Senior Sister Tracy Ellis on 01782 675050