Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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This band 5 position offers an exciting opportunity to work across Ward 10 and the Cardiology Cath Lab at the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital.
We currently have full time vacancies in adult nursing. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work between both clinical areas.
Ward 10 is a Cardiology admission ward which incorporates 6 Coronary Care beds. On the ward you would care for patients who have heart conditions including coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure, as well as arrhythmias and post myocardial infarction care. Whilst working in the coronary care unit on the ward you will have the opportunity to look after level 2 patients. This requires monitoring and treating critically ill patients, assessing patients and working alongside
The role within the Cath lab includes a variety of cardiac diagnostic investigations including elective angiography, stress echo and TOE.
The cardiology department also implants standard pacemakers, complex device therapy (ICD/CRT) and loop recorders
Main duties of the job
Ward 10 is an acute 30 bedded Cardiology admission ward incorporating 6 Coronary Care beds. We aim to provide excellent acute care to a wide range of patients. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic nurses to join our team.
Experience in this area would be beneficial, however support and training to develop knowledge and skills will be provided. Commitment to the development of your knowledge and skills to degree level and to the provision of high standards of personalised care is essential. Evidence of contemporary knowledge and recognised post registration continuous professional development qualifications would be advantageous.
The nursing role in the Cath lab is to assist with diagnostic elective angiography, stress echo and TOE. Nursing staff will also assist medical staff with pacemaker insertion, complex device therapy and loop recorders.
There is a cardiology clinical educator in post to support staff in their development and training.
We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country, Leading in Innovation and quality-opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of patients? You can live and breathe in the area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools, with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound to good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way !
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager.
To be responsible for the organising and co-ordination of nursing services in the ward/department in the absence of senior staff on a regular basis.
To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards.
To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which;
(a) engages, enables and empowers others
(b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and
(c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).