Rotational – Staff Nurse Cardio-Thoracic Medicine Jobs

Job Brief

We have a vacancy of Rotational – Staff Nurse Cardio-Thoracic Medicine in our company, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. This vacancy is based in Redditch. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Rotational – Staff Nurse Cardio-Thoracic Medicine
Company: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Redditch
Salary: £25,655 – £31,534 a year
URL Expiry: 2021-12-08
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Job Detail

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This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a rotational post in Cardio-Thoracic Medicine at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. The successful candidate will undertake and 18 months rotation spending 6 months in each of the following areas: Acute Respiratory unit / Cardiology CCU / Cardiac Catheter lab. During your time on each unit you will be assigned a Band 6 team leader and a buddy who will work with you to achieve the relevant competencies for each area.

During the final rotation in cardiac catheter lab there is the opportunity to undertake the RAPID – (Recognition, Assessment and Physiological Interpretation of Deterioration) at Birmingham City University at either degree or masters level.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with and learn from, 3 dynamic teams who are specialists within their fields.

At the end of the rotation you will be guaranteed a job in one of the 3 areas and we will try to accommodate your first preference.


Acute Respiratory unit is a dynamic and forward thinking unit. You will be part of a dedicated team delivering a high standard of nursing care to our respiratory patients. ARU is a 31 bedded unit that includes an 8 bedded high care area for non-invasive positive pressure ventilation and an Intervention Room for day case procedures.

We are committed to delivering a Nursing service that provides the best patient care. We promise to communicate effectively by listening to and responding to comments and concerns. We recognize that our excellent nursing staff are key in enabling and providing compassionate, patient centred care and we look forward to welcoming you to our team. We show we care for our staff through our support, development and progression opportunities.

We offer:

  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Preceptorship program for newly qualified nurses
  • Opportunities for rotation
  • Band 6 development programs
  • Band 7 Ward Sister development programs
  • CPD via local University
  • Celebration of success and achievement with our ‘Shining Star Awards

Aconbury 1 & 2 -CARDIOLOGY / CCU

As the regional MI Centre for Worcestershire and Herefordshire, the expanding Cardiology unit at Worcestershire Royal Hospital provides angiography and angioplasty as well as a 24/7 PPCI service. In addition to this temporary and permanent pacing and a complex device service such as CCRT’s and ICD’s are also based on site. We also offer Electrophysiology Studies and Ablations, There are two labs and a six-bed recovery area.

Due to the recent expansion of Cardiology and the opening of a new Coronary care Unit and Cardiology ward, which also includes of a Cardiology day case, An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this new busy Cardiology unit and we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated experienced nurse with an interest in the high dependency care of cardiac medical patients. CCU / cardiology ward is a new department which has an acute cardiology unit comprising 10 CCU beds providing level 2 care, to complex cardiac patients including those requiring CPAP, inotropic support and IABP therapy. We also have 20 cardiology beds providing step down care and monitoring. The new expansion also provides a cardiology day case within the cardiology unit.

We are committed to the development of our staff and this is the chance for a nurse to continue their personal & professional development. Excellent opportunities are available for both clinical & professional learning as well as preceptorship for newly qualified nurses. The areas have a comprehensive induction program, run regular training days including scenario training in the cath lab. The successful candidate will have access to the Cardiology study days run within the trust and the area supports your own personal and professional development with links to both Birmingham City University and Worcester University.

The Cardiology Unit at Worcester Royal is a friendly and modern environment in which to continue your personal and professional development. If you are committed to Cardiac Nursing, are enthusiastic, motivated and have a ‘team’ approach to your practice we would like to hear from you.


We are looking for motivated, forward thinking and compassionate nurses to work within our nursing team in the Cardiac Catheter Suite / Cardiology.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking team. Cardiac Catheter Suite / Cardiology at Worcester includes 2 laboratories providing 24/7 PPCI for the populations of Worcestershire and Herefordshire. In addition we also undertake electrophysiology studies; ablation and implantation of complex devices.

We welcome newly or recently qualified staff nurses with good communication skills and pride themselves on delivering quality care under supervision.

We have an induction and teaching package for staff in the Cardiac Catheter Suite and work closely with the multidisciplinary team.

For an informal visit or further information please contact: Sr Mini Isac – Ward Manager Extn. 39123 via Switchboard on 01905 763333 or Matron Clare Alexander on Direct Dial: 01905 733883 extn: 30550 / Bleep 508 via switchboard

Important information about your application

**** Please be aware that job adverts close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, so we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible.

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

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