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Community Cardiac Rehab Nurse

Job Description

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Post Title: CommunityCardiac Rehabilitation Nurse

Grade: Band 6

Salary: £26,041 to £34,876 per annum (pro rata)

Department: CommunityCardiac Rehabilitation Team

Location: Bradford

Hours: 35 hrs per week

Most attractive aspect of the Post: The post offers the successful candidate a chance of caseload management in a community setting .Working one to one with patients referred into the service the successful candidate will benefit from being part of a forward thinking dynamic team working towards the goals and outcome measures of the commissioning pack for Cardiac Rehabilitation.

The post holds many development opportunities and offers a chance to manage an autonomous caseload and plan care around patient centred goals

Brief Description of the Role: The successful candidate will work the hours over 5 days Monday – Friday and manage a caseload of cardiac rehabilitation patients within the community setting. The service is home visit based. You will also work on the ward providing stage 0 of the commissioning pack pathway.

You will also have opportunity to work in a weekly post MI clinic on rotation

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

  • Two years post registration experience, 1 of which must be in CHD care
  • Understanding of the Commissioning guide for Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Clinical Governance awareness.
  • Participation in Clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate level of self awareness, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Clinical assessment skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to delegate, supervise and support colleagues
  • Negotiation / influencing skills
  • Ability to manage conflict professionally
  • Ability to give and accept constructive criticism
  • Assertiveness
  • Change management skills
  • Experience of implementing research based practice
  • Audit and research awareness
  • Presentation skills
  • Experience of project management
  • Ability to network as appropriate
  • To maintain accurate records, both written and electronic.
  • Manage risk and report incidents as appropriate and in accordance with the trust reporting mechanism.

Informal Enquiries to: Sue CrossleyCardiac Rehabilitation Lead Nursemobile  ( Phone number removed ) 

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 251016 (This date may change dependent on the response)

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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