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Registered Nurse - Cardiology

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
28/04/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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Looking for an opportunity to further your knowledge and skills in Cardiology within a supportive team environment?

Our innovative Cardiology department’s Cardiac Cath labs comprise of 3 labs, a procedure room and 8 recovery spaces with additional capacity and recovery space being planned. At the end of the year we will be installing a brand new room equipped with latest Philips Azurion technology.

We are looking for an enthusiastic RN to come and join our expanding team providing care to a range of patients and become part of the Heart attack service.

This post would be well suited to individuals looking to learn new skills in an exciting area.

The goal is for you to become one a member of our 24/7 heart attack service providing lifesaving intervention for a large catchment area.

You will be expected to learn to scrub in for procedures including coronary diagnostic procedures, interventional angioplasty, Electrophysiology Studies and Pacemaker insertion.

To help prepare you for this training and supervision will be provided to all new staff including a period of supernumerary time and ongoing completion of an area specific competency pack.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your clinical skills and knowledge within a supportive team environment.

If you want a new challenge in an area with lots of opportunity, this is the job for you.

In this role you will be able to develop your skills in: 

  • Working in recovery completing admission checks on patients
  • Scrubbing to assist in our range of interventional and diagnostic procedures.
  • Caring for patients during procedures with conscious sedation and pain relief as required and accurately documenting this.
  • Handing over patients to the recovery team post procedure 

Training and induction will be provided as well as a period of supernumery time. There are regular internal and external training days available to develop skills.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week flexible across 12 or 9.5 hour shifts.

Interview date: 15th May 2019.

Open for applications: 8th April 2019

Close for applications: 28th April 2019

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Applicant requirements

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

David Ashman, Cath Lab Manager: 01603 646519