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Staff Nurse - 12 months

Job Description

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Brief Description of the Role:

The posts are an ideal secondment / fixed term opportunity will offer the successful candidate a chance of caseload work alongside and under the supervision of the band 6 cardiac rehabilitation community nurse caseholders 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 develop community caseload management skills , run exercise classes and work on the wards

The successful candidate will work the hours over 5 days Monday – Friday and be allocated visits for cardiac rehabilitation patients within the community setting. The service is home visit based. You will also work on the ward providing stage 0- 1 of the commissioning pack pathway.

You will also have opportunity to work in exercise classes

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

  • Two years post registration experience, 1 of which must be in Cardiology care
  • Understanding of NSF for CHD and 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 as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to delegate, supervise and support junior colleagues
  • Negotiation 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
  • 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, subsidised restaurants, Excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Closing Date: 261016 (This date may change dependent on the response)

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