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Clinical Physiologist – Specialising in Echocardiography

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital

Clinical Physiologist - Specialising in Echocardiography

Full time, 37.5 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

Job Summary

To perform comprehensive and high quality echocardiograms, ensuring that the British Society of Echocardiography guidelines are maintained, up to date and relevant to current clinical and technical practice.

Work as an independent practitioner, producing written clinical reports offering differential diagnosis to assist clinicians in patient management.

Work in other areas of clinical physiology as required, performing highly specialist complex investigations and to supervise, analyse and interpret a wide range of procedures autonomously.

Undertake the role of Risk and Infection Control Lead for the Service.Line management responsibility of Specialised Clinical Physiologists

About us

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description attached.

Advertising date: 23rd May 2023

Closing date: 25th June 2023

Shortlisting date: 26th June 2023

Interview date: TBC

Please note this vacancy may close early if a sufficient number of applicants is reached.

Person Specification

Qualifications in BSE accreditation in Adult Transthoracic Echo


  • Achieved accreditation (BSE)
  • Qualified for RCCP (Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists)

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to cope with the pressures and stresses of the daily demands of a front-line clinical-technical service
  • Basic computer literacy to the level required for routine use of clinical systems


  • Stress echocardiography

Knowledge and experience


  • Competency - highly specialized knowledge and advanced practitioner level skills with post graduate experience in Echocardiography
  • Both effective independent and team worker


  • Significant experience in Echocardiography
  • Ability to train staff in post holders specialist field

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