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Cardiothoracic - Specialist
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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University Hospital of Wales
£31,697 to £41,797 per annum
24/08/2017 23:59
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Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Band 7


Cardiff and Vale UHB is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


Are you an experienced motivated nurse with extensive cardiology skills looking for a challenge?

An excellent opportunity has become available to join the Nurse Practitioner team within cardiology at UHW. You will assist the medical/nursing team in providing a seamless quality pathway for Cardiology patients on the wards/CCU within the Cardiothoracic Directorate from admission to discharge. You will assist in the co-ordination of all patient services ensuring that such services are patient focused.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and will work well independently as well as within a team. The ability to cope in an acute cardiology environment with demanding situations is important, although support will be given. We are searching for nurses who share our values that:

•We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
•We trust one another
•We respect each other
•We take personal responsibility
•We treat people with kindness
•We act with integrity

In return we will offer you a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan/ competency based framework to guide your development within the role. This role can also be consisdered as a development role for an individual that may need to work towards some of the essential criteria a band 6 developmental role will be considered.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing Date: 24th August 2017

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Applicant requirements

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

Cardiothoracic Lead Nurse Ceri Phillips 029 20743567 or Senior Nurse Sian Williams 02920748189