Cardiology Nurse

£22,459 - £26,111 (pro rata)  | Full Time  | Pride Veterinary Centre – Derby

Overview

Pride Veterinary Centre offers a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Our diagnostics and treatments are second to none and we have many highly trained and experienced colleagues to ensure that our patients receive the very best treatment.

We strive to deliver world class patient care and our fantastic facilities provide a superb care environment, including 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite, 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemo & radio-iodine treatment rooms define the setting.

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The team

Cardiology is a small friendly and supportive team. It is a busy discipline in which we all support each other’s physical and mental capacity ensuring we are getting the best out of each other. With cardiology, there is always scope to progress and expand your knowledge. This is achieved by sharing practical skill opportunities.

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The role

Cardiology is a busy and demanding discipline, yet challenging, exciting and rewarding. In this role you will work solely within the cardiology department, concentrating mainly on echocardiography radiography, and electrocardiography. You will be required to assist with the procedures including, but not limited to, preparing and holding patients for echocardiography, positioning for radiography, placing Holter monitors, taking ECGs, blood pressure and blood samples. You will participate in the organisation of the daily running of the cardiology work load, liaising with clinicians, receptionists and other disciplines and booking the appropriate time slots for these procedures. A high level of skills is needed to enable the best care for our patients who are often in need of intensive care in our ICU department. As a cardiology nurse you will play a diverse role from organising appointments and procedures, admitting and discharging patients, maintaining a record of cases, charging of all procedures and hospital care, maintenance of equipment and the managing of stock levels.

The working hours for this role are varied and could be between 8am and 5.30pm (with one late working until 7pm). You will be required to take part in the weekend rota working a 1 in 6 full weekends from 7.45am to 6pm, 2 lieu days would be given the following week in exchange for the weekend work. We have a bank holiday rota in place which means our nursing team are required to work 1 or 2 bank holidays a year. There would also be a requirement to take part in the night cover and on call rota, further information on this would be discussed at interview.

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Perks and benefits

Professional

  • Training and development in inpatient care
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Excellent regular internal CPD
  • Regular morbidity and mortality rounds to improve patient outcomes
  • Discounted Pet Scheme

Personal

  • Birthday off work
  • Practice focus on health and wellbeing
  • Increased holiday with service


None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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