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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/04/2020.

Band 6 Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 295-40096BB

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull)
Department:
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Location:
Birmingahm
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa pro-rata

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Recruitment Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4).

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Band 6: Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cardiac Rehabilitation)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated nurse to join our well established cardiac rehabilitation team The post is for a Qualified Nurse working 28.5 Hours per Week over 4 days, working across all hospital sites (GHH/BHH/SHH) as required to meet the service delivery needs. Cardiac Rehabilitation services are available between 7.30am - 6pm.

We provide a comprehensive service and as part of your role you will provide education to patients and their families’ pre discharge, developing an individualized pharmacological and non-pharmacological plan for their Cardiac Rehab and communicate this effectively with primary care to ensure a seamless service is offered to patients.

You will be involved in the out-patient multidisciplinary education and exercise programme including assessing their suitability and risk stratification for exercise and refer onto the most appropriate program depending on patients risk and choice in conjunction with the Multidisciplinary team.

You should have 3 years relevant post registration experience in cardiology with evidence of continued professional development. You should have a keen interest in the rehabilitation of cardiac patients and understand the process of behavioral change in order for patients to reduce their risk of further cardiac event and assist them in recovering to their best physical, psychological, social and vocational status.

You will have excellent communication skills, be a good team player and have time management skills to work under pressure alongside other members of the cardiac rehab team. You will be expected to work autonomously and be able to make decisions. The cardiac rehabilitation team provides a vital service to our patients who have suffered Acute Coronary Syndrome (STEMI & NSTEMI), including patients following revascularisation (PCI and CABG surgery).

This post will suit an enthusiastic candidate who has a positive outlook and is able to motivate patients to make changes.

Closing date 5th April 20

Interview day – 22nd April 2020

For further details or queries please contact:

Catherine McIlduff - Lead Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse0121 424 2000 (Bleep 2915) orcatherine.mcilduff@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Steve Padmore – Cardiac Rehab Lead Exercise Physiologist – 0121 424 7465 oremail steve.padmore@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Rachel Robins – Phase 2 Lead Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse - 0121 424 3312 or email rachel.robins@heartofengland.nhs.uk

 

 

 




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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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