Nursing - Arrhythmia Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Department Cardiology
  • Salary £41,659.00 – £47,672 per annum
  • Closing Date 05/10/2022
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-CAN-928
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

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.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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