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Advanced Specialist Echocardiographer

Employer
Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£58,698 to £65,095 a year p.a. inc. plus 15% Retention Premium (Annual review)
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Full Time
The opportunity has arisen as Advanced Specialist Echocardiographer, to become an integral part of a highly motivated and enthusiastic team in our Cardiology Department.

The postholder should be able to independently perform a range of highly specialised cardiac ultrasound investigations, including adult transthoracic, 3D and contrast echocardiograms, assisting with Stress & transoesphageal echocardiograms, performing accurate and reproducible measurements and quantification, interpret findings and independently confirm diagnostic reports, to a highly competent professional standard.

Successful candidates will have opportunity to develop further Echo and Managerial skills with protected CPD sessions every week.

The successful applicant will also deputise for the Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist covering managerial aspects of the role and will assist toorganise the day-to-day clinical-technical services of the Cardiology diagnostic department.

The post holder should have relevant sufficient experience as Band 7 and possess a BSc Degree in Physiology or equivalent. RCCP registration and BSE Accreditation is mandatory.

The Trust is currently offering a retention premium for this post (subject to annual review)

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will also deputise for the Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist covering managerial aspects of the role and will assist toorganise the day-to-day clinical-technical services of the Cardiology diagnostic department.

Other duties includes:
  • Performing and reporting Standard and complex Adult Echocardiograms
  • Trainer and Mentor for Junior Echocardiographers
  • Performing quality assessment and audits of Echocardiography service
  • Staff management and appraisal for Junior Echocardiographers

The post holder should have relevant experience as Band 7 and possess a BSc Degree in Physiology or equivalent. RCCP registrationand BSE Accreditation is mandatory.

This post is based at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust however the post holder may be required to work at other sites as directed by the needs of the service.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • BSc Cardiac Physiology degree
  • BSE Accreditation
  • RCCP registration
  • BSE Accreditation


Desirable

  • Msc in Health Cardiology/Echo/ Health Science


Experience

Essential

  • Substantive Band 7 Role experience


Trust Value

Essential

  • Demonstrating understanding of Trust Values


Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton Row

London

E9 6SR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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