Cardiac Physiologist

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year a year pa pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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) and Echocardiography. 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 either Echocardiography or in Cardiac Rhythm Management to gain BSE or BHRS

Main 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 , ETT, cath lab, support echo or pacing service. 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 echocardiography and 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 description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for more information.

Person Specification



  • 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.

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) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust


Walsall Manor Hospital

Moat Road



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CP band 6 generic

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