Lead Nurse/ AHP Cardiology Specialist Band 8a

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the dedicated team of nurses and AHP’s in cardiology department. The post is a substantive appointment.

The department currently has five Consultant Cardiologists and a well-established nursing team.

As astrong leader,you will be visible, easily identifiable and accessible to patients, relatives and all staff working within the clinical area as service needs, providing overall leadership, direction and vision for the service.

The post holder will work collaboratively with the Matron and General Manager to ensure the efficient operational management of the Cardiac rehabilitation staff, CNS and senior nurse heart Function, CNS Rapid cardiology and cardiology nursing administration staff.

The post offers opportunity to lead on and contribute to current service improvement projects as well as lead on new initiatives.

They will assist the General Manager in meeting the objectives and responsibilities as defined within the Cardiology Department operational plan and in collaboration with the Directorate Management Team ensure that service provision is delivered within agreed budgets and that government targets are achieved.

The post holder will directly line manage a multi-disciplinary team (nursing, AHP’s, clerical).

The post holder will have extensive cardiology clinical experience as this post will include a clinical commitment, they will also have experience of leading a team and ideally have had some input into service development or re-design.

A visit to the department to understand this role is recommended; please contact Jennifer Connaughton, Deputy General Manager on:

[email protected] or 01432 355444 ext 4008 to arrange this.