Advanced Arrhythmia Clinical Nurse Specialist

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Band 8a Advanced Arrhythmia specialist nurse –12 month fixed term contract or secondment - 1.0 WTE (0.8 WTE would be considered for the right applicant).

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work within the Electrophysiology (EP) team based at the Cardiac Centre, Morriston hospital, Swansea. We wish to appoint a Band 8a, advanced arrhythmia specialist nurse. We seek to appoint a dynamic and forward thinking individual who has a demonstrable history of leadership along with advanced skills and experience in managing patient cohorts who live with complex cardiac conditions.

The post holder will lead a small team of arrhythmia and cardio-genetic specialist nurses to provide high standards of care to a broad range of patients diagnosed with arrhythmias, inherited cardiac conditions and / or having complex cardiac devices. He/she will lead, inspire and evaluate innovative pathways of care and embrace diverse mediums of technology in the delivery of prudent and patient focussed care. In addition, he/she will lead on the delivery and evaluation of education programmes for patient groups, the public and professionals alike.

The successful candidate will have experience in presenting / teaching and have exceptional communication and motivational skills.

Prior to applying, applicants MUST have the agreement of their manager / Trust for secondment opportunity.

* Interview panel will include a patient / carer representative

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Wendy ChurchouseBHF Clinical Nurse Specialist

wendy.churchouse@wales.nhs.uk

Dr James Barry, Clinical lead / EP Consultant Cardiologist, or Dr Dewi Thomas / Dr Andre Margulescu, EP Consultant Cardiologists / 532969

Reference: 40917480

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