University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
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Registered nurses invited to apply for the position of band 5, Coronary Care Unit at University Hospitals Coventry.
We are a 10 bedded Coronary Care Unit continuing our drive to enhance our current service provision to patients with a wide range of Cardiac related conditions in the acute setting.
Nurses with acute nursing experience along with general experience are invited to apply to bring their skills and knowledge to our unit.
Coronary Care is part of the UHCW Cardiology department in a tertiary referral centre which has expanded significantly over the last decade, making it one of the busiest centres in the West Midlands region. We offer a tertiary level service in coronary angioplasty, complex pacing and adult congenital heart disease as well as a regional service in electrophysiology, obstetric cardiology and Transcatheter Aortic Valvular intervention (TAVI).
Main duties of the job
Band 5 registered nurse on a Coronary Care Unit caring for a wide range of acute cardiac conditions.
As part of our commitment to patients and delivery of a world class service for all we have created the UHCW Improvement (UHCWi) System in partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle; this involves a structured approach to removing waste and putting the patient first using alean management system and methodologies.
Our culture and ways of working reflect and embed the practices and methodologies of UHCWi. You are expected, where identified, to attend and complete relevant training and development opportunities to support this. This may include Leanfor Leaders, Advanced Lean Training, and the Human Factors Programme, amongst others. Full attendance and completion of identified courses is considered essential and a pre requisite for this post.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.
We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.
Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.
By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.
The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.
At UHCW NHS Trust we actively encourage and support all staff to be COVID19 vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence to protect patients, colleagues, friends and family members.
Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.
A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff.
Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users.
Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways.
Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including; patient observations; equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.
Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data.
Manage expected (and occasional unexpected) clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g. in an unexpected event.
Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.
Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.
For further details of the job role please see attached job description.
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