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Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
234-19-M1242
Site
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Town
Norwich
Salary
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
Closing
26/08/2019 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:.

People-focused

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

Respect

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

Integrity

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

Dedication

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

Excellence

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

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An opportunity has arisen to join the Cardiac Rhythm Management Team at the NNUH as an Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse. Based within the Cardiology Outpatients department. The role of the Arrhythmia Nurse would encompass Electrophysiology, Bradycardiac and Complex pacing, Pre assessments and Post procedure care. Clinic follow ups, tests for inherited cardiac conditions and accessory pathways. Atrial Fibrillation management, elective DC Cardioversions, Elective and Emergency Service Users.

Our values of People Focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence – PRIDE – are important to us and here’s how they relate to your work in this role:

The care we provide puts people at the heart of our service. This means that our patients and colleagues are our highest priority. We see over 40,000 patient consultations within our busy outpatients department and the postholder will also work in partnership with the Outpatient charge nurse to ensure the effective running of the department.

Our high quality services are based on respecting the wide range of people that access our care as well as those who provide it. Team working is vital and all the team is dedicated to provision of excellent care delivered with Integrity.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with extensive experience of cardiac rhythm management and a background of general cardiology and you will need to show us your vision for Cardiac Rhythm Management and how you will use our PRIDE values to lead and develop your team and service.

The successful applicant will need to be able to work to a high level within a team of different clinical and non-clinical staff. To support other members of the team and have an enthusiastic vision for the challenges of working within a Cardiology Department as it expands its services in the next few years.

You will need to be able to act as an autonomous practitioner, be flexible, adaptable, have excellent communication skills and a passion for Rhythm Management that would show through in your clinical skills; education, audit and research that reflect the trusts PRIDE values.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Open for applications: 14th August 2019

Close for applications: 26th August 2019

Interview Date: 5th September 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

Simon Bowles, Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse

Tel: 01603 288852 or bleep 1127

Email: Simon.bowles@nnuh.nhs.uk