|Posting date:||09 November 2019|
|Additional salary information:||Band 5-6 plus premium based on experience|
|Closing date:||22 November 2019|
|Location:||Plymouth, PL6 8DH|
About Regent's Park Healthcare
Regent’s Park Healthcare is the UK’s leading managed cardiac services provider – we are experts in the development, financing and operation of cardiology services.
We have been developing innovative solutions in partnership with NHS hospital cardiology departments since 2002. Seventeen years on, we are proud to have built an integrated national platform which operates cardiology services across 42 NHS hospitals and which to date has delivered over 100,000 cardiology procedures. Our company prides itself on its ability to deliver high-quality, cost-effective cardiac care through excellent service, efficient operations management, well-trained staff and uncompromising professionalism.
About the Peninsula Heart Clinic
Building on this track record we have recently opened the Peninsula Heart Clinic, a brand new cardiology centre in partnership with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust. Opened in 2019 and based on the Derriford Hospital site, the Peninsula Heart Clinic provides the following elective cath lab procedures to patients in the South West – cardiac angiography, angioplasty (PCI) and device implantation. Treatment at the Peninsula Heart Clinic is delivered through a brand new, state-of-the-art cardiac cath lab, 5-bed recovery, 5-chair radial lounge, 3 individual bedrooms and extensive outpatient clinic facilities.
About the Job
The successful candidate will provide a specialist cardiac service to patients requiring diagnostic and interventional procedures involving cardiac angiography, angioplasty (PCI) and device implantation. You will be required to promote and maintain a caring and highly professional standard of nursing, meeting the needs of the patients undergoing cath lab procedures (before and after their procedure). You will act as a professional role model and have nursing responsibilities for the Peninsula Heart Clinic Day-Case Unit together with other members of the multi-disciplinary team and service manager. Your role will involve working closely with the cath lab staff to ensure patients are admitted and prepared for cath lab procedures, that appropriate investigations are carried out and documentation is completed & recorded accurately. The role will involve the whole patient journey from admission to discharge ensuring patients individual needs are met and planned accordingly.
Cath lab service days are currently Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays and it is expected that these will extend to Fridays very soon. Nursing care in the Day-Case Unit is provided between the hours of 07:30 – 20:00 on each of these service days through a combination of early/late shifts and long days. Applications from staff looking for both full and part time positions will be considered. There will be the potential for part time staff to increase weekly hours in line with service growth.
About the Candidate
The successful candidate will be an RGN with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a cardiology setting, will be ILS trained and will have an awareness of how to deal with cardiac emergencies and post cath-lab-procedure complications.
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