Here at Walsall Health Care Trust, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cardiac Physiologist, to work with an experienced well established team.
The post holder should be able to perform a full range of cardiac physiology duties within a district general hospital, with an emphasis on patient-centred care. You will be involved in the wide range of cardiac investigations carried out by the department including ECGs, ambulatory monitoring and analysis, cardiac catheterisation, exercise tests, device implants and follow-ups (inc. complex devices). The post holder will also assist with the training of students and junior members of the department.
The post holder will be expected to be working towards accreditation in Cardiac Rhythm Management to gain BHRSMain duties of the job
The successful candidate must be able to work independently and unsupervised in all aspects of non-invasive cardiology, including ECG, Ambulatory monitoring and ETT. After appropriate training and internal accreditation where required, the post holder will take technical responsibility for their workload and ensure that a high level of patient care is maintained at all times, in accordance with local and national standards.
Candidates will be responsible for assisting in the day to day running of the CRM service, as required and for ensuring the infrastructure and equipment of the services are maintained in good working order and is adequate for purpose, including assisting with stock control of consumables.About us
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated Trust and the only provider of NHS acute care in Walsall, serving a population of 286,700, providing inpatient and outpatient services at the Manor Hospital as well as a wide range of services in the community. Walsall Manor houses the full range of district general hospital services under one roof. The �170 million development was completed in 2010 and the continued upgrading of existing areas ensures the Trust now has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit, Neonatal Unit, Obstetric Theatre, and Integrated Assessment Unit facilities. Work is also well underway on its multi-million pound new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre which will house a new Emergency Department (including Children's Emergency Department), co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit, Acute Medical Unit and Urgent Care Centre. This is scheduled for completion this year.
We would particularly welcome applications from people from a BME background and people with a disability as these groups are currently under-represented at senior level. We value diversity within our Trust and are working to achieve equality in our recruitment.
We support flexible working for all employees and prospective applicants.
Any settled workers meeting the requirements must be offered the position in preference to any non-resident candidates meeting the requirements, unless the role falls under a PhD-level code, in which case sponsorship may be attained.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for more information.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- A 1st or 2:1 BSc in Clinical Physiology (PTP) or equivalent.
- Current BLS / ILS certification.
- RCCP / Healthcare Scientist Registration.
- Experience in cardiac physiology at Band 5 level (Min. 1yr)
- Previous experience across a broad range of routine cardiology procedures.
- Previous experience in Echocardiography.
- Appropriate underpinning knowledge in cardiology.
- Understanding of the role of an Echocardiographer.
- A committed, in depth interest in Echocardiography and it's application to clinical care.
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