Cardiac Nurse (Cath Lab)
At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with one of UK's largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. They work to deliver the best care to patients across Acute and Primary care settings, offering a range of services including: MRI, CT, DXA, Ultrasound, Mammography, X-ray, ENT & Interventional Cardiology and the newly acquired Endoscopy Units.
The overall responsibility is to assist in Cardiac and Radiology Interventional and Diagnostic Procedures. Your primary role is assisting with catheterizations however you will also monitor and examine patients prior to procedures, as well as during and after. You will also administer medications and assist the medical team in whatever they may need during the procedure.
Reporting into senior staff and the ward manager will be responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care to patients. You will work in the angiography suite (cardiac catheterisation Lab & Day ward). You will scrub and run for a variety of procedures including cardiac catheterisation procedures i.e pacemakers, diagnostics angiograms and angioplasty. You will work to ensure all necessary consumables/pharmacy is safely prepared prior to commencement of each procedure along with ensuring all safe checks are done and the patients is ready for procedure. Part of your role will involve the post procedure care of the patient ensuring that safe puncture site management. You will also be responsible for ensuring patients files are kept up to date and all procedure notes and after care notes are recorded effectively and in a timely manner. Your role will also involve working on the day ward and ensuring patients appropriate care is provided to patients on that ward. This will include discharging of patients and arranging any necessary follow up appointments.
To be eligible for the role, you will need to:
• Have at least 6 months post-graduation experience and a valid NMC registration
• Have experience of working in a Cath Lab
• Have the ability to recognise cardiac rhythms
• Be a caring and compassionate nurse with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
• Have excellent communication skills and be a good team player.
You will enjoy the following benefits:
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holiday
• Free eye Test
• Life Assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Eye Test
• Parental Leave
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Continued professional development
Monday to Friday working hours
Apply now for a call back to discuss the role in more detail
TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.