Cardiology Nurse Practitioner - London

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
£38,035 - £48,256/Year
03 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Band 7Contract
18.75 Hours per weekJob ref

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown
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St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.
With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.
Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.
Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.
We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.
As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to play a key role in the operational and clinical management of Cardiology patients admitted to the elective cardiac ward and medical assessment units. The successful applicant will be part of a small team working closely with the medical teams and they will apply clinical expertise to meet the particular needs of these patients.

Key Aspects of the Role
•Responsibility for arranging the admission, assessment and discharge of Cardiology patients.
•The development of advanced patient assessment skills and techniques including history taking, physical examination and chest auscultation.
•Co-ordination and implementation of agreed treatment protocols for the patient.
•Minimum of 4 years post registration experience, of which 2 years within the speciality.
•Post registration Cardiac course

We Can Offer
•Professional and personal development opportunities.
•Excellent team working environment and support

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:- The machine readable zone - An ultra violet image - An infra red imageAs part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.