Cardiothoracic Nurse - London

TTM Healthcare
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses wanted for one of the UK's most respected Hospitals. This NHS Trust is a Centre of Excellence and the largest specialist Heart and Lung Centre in the UK and one of the largest in Europe

Specialist hospitals treat patients with rare and complex conditions in a specific area of health, many of the patients they care for cannot be treated in general hospitals. This highly regarded Trust carry out some of the most complex surgery and some of the most sophisticated treatments available.

With their facilities spanned across two hospitals based in Chelsea and Uxbridge they are able to offer treatments on a large scale. With the two hospitals combined they boast 10 operating theatres, 8 Cath Labs, 500 beds catering to a range of specialties including; surgery-cardiac and thoracic, respiratory, cardiology, paediatric, ICU, PICU, day case and transplant. They also provide oncology treatment both adult and paediatric, specialising in the heart and lungs.

This excellent organisation are looking for Nurses to join their team!

Are you an experienced ICU nurse looking for a new and exciting opportunity, or an experienced nurse looking to get into ICU?


Working in an acute cardiology/cardiothoracic ward this hospital will be both exciting and demanding- this could be your most rewarding career move yet. Providing excellence in Cardiology/Cardiothoracic nursing care is what they do, inspiring innovations is what they are known for so don't miss this opportunity to jointheir level 1 and 2 nursing teams. This NHS centre of excellence focus on developing their talented nursing tea as they believe this underpins everything they do for the care of their patients- They care about their staff so they can care about the patients. Education and support is available from novice to expert, when you join you will meet one of the practice educators who will assist you in the development of your clinical skills and knowledge, providing you with careers advice and support to enable you to achieve your career goals.

Reporting into senior staff and the ward manager you will be responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges to the unit. You will have an innate ability to quickly identify any issues or concerns and act accordingly. Working as part of the team you will be competent across Venepuncture, Cannulation and Phlebotomy, carrying out these tasks on a daily basis while maintaining a safe environment for patients under your care. You will also be assigned other ad hoc duties as required by senior members of staff.

Working hours are days, nights and weekends on a rotational basis.

To be considered for this role you would have:

Registered General Nursing Degree
NMC Registration
ICU experience is desirable however candidates with a strong passion to develop ibn this field can be offered training.
Adapt easily to a team dynamic
Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
Excellent communication skills
Computer literate

To fulfil your dream of working in for a company that truly appreciate you please call Suzanne on 0203-582-1406 or email

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