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Cardiac Physiologist/Scientist (CRM Specialist) - Peterborough

Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
With particular interest in our newly initiated Complex Devices CRM service, the post-holder will be responsible for performing and reporting a wide range of invasive/non-invasive cardiac investigations.

To support the management of an effective and efficient angiography and pacing service, including a newly initiated CRT-P service and with the CRT-D element set to being in October. The post holder will be involved in implantation, on-site follow-up, satellite pacing follow up clinics and the teaching/supervision of junior staff.

Main duties of the job

With particular interest in our newly initiated Complex Devices CRM service, we are looking for a skilled and motivated Cardiac Physiologist or Clinical Scientist to join our growing invasive team. Based at Peterborough City Hospital, you will provide specialist skills and leadership within a team offering diagnostic angiography and pacing implant and follow up services. Pacemaker follow up is provided at multiple sites outside of Peterborough which you will help to provide and co-ordinate. As this service seeks to grow, you will have the opportunity to grow and develop with it in out purpose built Cardiology unit.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you
  • 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Career development and training
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • In-house physiotherapy Service
  • On-site canteens with subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free).
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for additional information regarding this post

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (hons) in Clinical Physiology or equivalent qualification
  • Registration in the Cardiology modality through the Registration Council For Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) or equivalent
  • BHRS / IBHRE accreditation or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working in all areas of Cardiac Physiology
  • Proficient in specialist non-invasive clinical technical cardiac investigations
  • Ability to report at a high technical level across a range of diagnostic tests


Desirable

  • At least 3yrs experience as a Senior Cardiac Physiologist with some evidence of leadership/management during this time
  • Advanced IT skills


Key Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to frequently perform intricate physical tasks with a high level of concentration
  • Able to help lead a team confidently and competently.
  • High degree of knowledge/clinical acumen in related medical fields
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Sound interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Evidence of continuing professional development across a range of specialist clinical techniques and fields.
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to maintain standards of care and leadership in a busy environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team within the Trust and Primary Care
  • Able to deputise for Head of Service


Desirable

  • Assertive yet approachable


Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peterborough City Hospital

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

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176-Med-5507794

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