An exciting opportunity has arisen within the SaTH Cardiology Services for an Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse. This is a full-time role, Monday-Friday, 7.5 hour shifts. The role will currently be based at The Princess Royal Hospital, however you could be required to work across both Trust sites. This will be a Band 7 role.
The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing a specialist nursing service primarily for patients who need cardiac arrhythmia management both in the acute and community setting, with the aim of enhancing the experience of patients with cardiac arrhythmia by providing advice, specialist support, clinical intervention and coordination throughout the patient journey.
Main duties of the job
To be a highly skilled practitioner, leading innovation and demonstrating clinical expertise.
The post holder will act as a resource and advisor in their area of expertise to colleagues in other wards and departments through the Trust.
To sustain a high quality specialist service for the patient, including coordination of fast-track investigations for diagnosis of patients cardiac arrhythmias.
To assess individual need, physical, social and psychological, implement clinical practice and evaluate its effectiveness referring appropriately to services in the acute and community
Ensure two-way liaison with community and hospital teams to ensure continuity of care for patients and their families.
To act as a resource and advisor by providing expert professional Cardiac arrhythmia management advice to patients, carers and colleagues in the delivery of aspects of specialist
Cardiac arrhythmia management to all members of the multidisciplinary team in wards and departments throughout the Trust and to external agencies.
Use advanced communication skills to impart sensitive, complex and potentially distressing information, providing information, counselling and continuing practical and psychological
support for patients, and to their families and carers, prior to and following Cardiac arrhythmia management, useing pathways for cardiac arrhythmia management including Cardioversions
and implantable devices.
Working for our organisation
As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities.
We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.