Lead Cardiac Nurse (Cath Lab / Interventional Suite)

Ref: HQ00000386_151877198
Sector: Health
Region: South East
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 16/02/2018
End Date: 18/03/2018

Lead Cardiac Nurse (Cath Lab / Interventional Suite)
Kent - £34-36K

We have a great opportunity for a Lead Cardiac Nurse to join the Interventional Suite team at a private hospital in Kent. This is a new role and would suit an experienced Cath Lab Nurse looking for a more senior role, giving you the opportunity to develop and enhance the service and overall success of the department.

You will lead on all Cardiac cases, equipment provision and training of staff, working closely with the Consultant Cardiologists, supporting on cases including; Diagnostic Angiography, PTCA, Inflation of the angioplasty balloon/stent and much more.


* Scrub for a caseload of patients undergoing Cardiac Catheterisation and Complex PCI cases plus cardiac EP and Pacing cases including CRT devices.
* Have an understanding of vascular access, pain and radiology cases
* Competent to scrub for more complex cases for example proceed to PCI, Insertion of IABP,IVUS, and pressure wire studies.
* Be responsible for ensuring all SOP and documentation within your speciality are up to date and in accordance with Consultant preference, NICE, BCIS and other speciality groups.
* Line manage junior staff assisting in Appraisals and competencies.

Skills & Experience

* Patient Focussed
* A strong and empathetic leader
* Extensive post-registration clinical experience within a Cath Lab
* Experience of working in a busy cardiac catheter laboratory, assisting with pacing, angiogram, PCI and Electrophysiological studies
* Significant knowledge of clinical governance and its application


* Private Medical Insurance
* Pension
* Life insurance
* Retail Discount Vouchers
* 33 days holiday (increasing with services)
* Flexible working
* Sick Pay
* Subsidised Food in Restaurant
* Discounted Gym Membership
* Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
* Staff Parking
* Cycle to work scheme
* Dedicated Development Plan

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