- Band 6
- 22.5hr per week
- Southend University Hospital
- £26,302 - £35,225 p.a.
- 22/02/2018 23:59
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.
We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.
We want staff who will live our trust values every day.
Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Cardiac and Medical Day stay Pre assessment practitioner to join the Cardiac and Medical Day Stay team.
Cardiac and Medical Day Stay is a thriving, expanding and innovative day care unit within the hospital.
The unit is committed to providing high quality, evidence based care that results in a high standard of efficiency and patient safety. The main purpose of the unit is to provide high quality pre and post diagnostic procedure care.
Patients are admitted for day case cardiology investigations, such as Coronary Angiography, Insertion of Permanent Pacemakers, DC Cardioversion, Trans-oesophageal Echocardiography and Stress Echocardiography. They are also admitted for number of other specialty medical and radiology procedures, such as Pleural aspirations and IPC insertions, Neurology, General medical investigations and some vascular work.
CMDS is committed to admission avoidance and plan to continue to improve on current services and take on new services through evidenced based nurse led processes. The candidate will be expected to manage the safe, effective and efficient pre admission process for the patients whilst supporting junior staff and leading on clinical decision making.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Ward Manager Katie Schirn