Specialist Cardiac Physiologist

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust are looking for qualified cardiac physiologists to join our non invasive team. If you are an experienced echocardiographer or newly qualified physiologist with a desire to expand your skills in a large tertiary centre then we may have the job for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic team members with a passion for echocardiography who can help us in our provision of outstanding patient care. In return we can offer you a well established training program in echo and experience in a variety of specialist areas such as physiologist led valve services and ICC clinics, multidisciplinary heart failure clinics, contrast echo, stress echo and adult and paediatric congenital assessments.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will predominantly work within our echo service providing high quality scans to a variety of patient groups including in patients at our large acute hospital and major trauma centre and our post cardiac surgery patients in the Trent Cardiac Centre. You will also support our GP open access service and have the opportunity to learn paediatric echocardiography.

We provide out of hours provision for emergency echo and suitably qualified physiologists will be required to assist with this service.

You will also work in our ambulatory service analysing ECG recordings and supervising junior colleagues. Experience of treadmill stress and head up tilt table testing will also be an advantage.

Please note: This is a non invasive post only.

About us

We are a large department of friendly physiologists who work across our two hospitals. Over recent years we have developed our staff training program and this has resulted in a team of physiologists who are highly skilled and motivated and very adept at supporting others to develop their particular areas of interest and skills.

We hold BSE departmental accreditation for TTE, Stress echo and TOE. We have a successful history in supporting physiologists to obtain personal BSE accreditation. The echo team is led by a BSE assessor and supported by highly trained band 7 physiologists .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Performing and reporting adult transthoracic echo to a high standard.

Assisting consultant cardiologists to perform transoesophageal echo.

Leading exercise tolerance tests and head up tilt table testing.

Analysing and reporting ambulatory ECG tests.

Supervising and supporting junior team members.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working within a cardiology department


  • Independent in TTE
  • Working towards or achieved BSE accreditation
  • Independent in reporting ambulatory ECG
  • Independently performing ETT and HUTT



  • BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Nottingham University Hospitals Trust



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