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Highly Specialist Physiologist - Echocardiographer - Wimpole Street

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting position is being offered to an experienced Echocardiographer who strives for excellence and looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a world class Private Patient diagnostic imaging centre located in the heart of London.

As a Highly Specialist Echocardiographer, you will be joining and assisting the wider team of colleagues in providing a range of specialist clinical physiological services relating to echocardiography such as resting transthoracic, 3D/strain, bubble, contrast studies, congenital, stress (physiological and pharmacological) echocardiography.

If you have BSE, EACVI or equivalent TTE accreditation, experience working across multidisciplinary teams, have a strong work ethic, looking for promotion opportunities and want to be valued for your contribution then this is the job for you.

Main duties of the job

Independently perform and report the highest quality echocardiograms to all service users, in accordance with departmental protocol and standards.

Jointly oversee the daily running of the echo service, ensuring stock levels are adequate and equipment is in good operating order.

Offer just in time services, to ensure smooth day to day running of the echo service.

Assisting with the booking of private patients and liaising with the administration team as well as any other relevant team members.

Exercise clinical responsibility for undertaking audits and presenting cases at departmental meetings.

About us

In February 2021, Royal Brompton and Harefield hospital merged with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust to become one of the largest and strongest healthcare organisations in Europe.

Our merged private healthcare service, Guy's and St Thomas' Specialist Care, brings together the expertise of world-leading consultants from our five hospitals. Furthermore, the Royal Brompton ranked in the top 10 of Newsweek's World's Best Specialized Hospitals in 2021-23 with a proud and long-standing commitment to the investigation, treatment and research of heart and lung disease.

The Wimpole Street Clinic has a well-established strong brand in the private patient's sector. The clinic offers outpatient diagnostic services and is centrally located in the Harley Street medical area.

The Trust offers a supportive and respectful environment, providing you with the opportunity to develop your skills in a progressive and expanding organisation and supporting your career development by offering internal and external training opportunities. All staff members are on NHS contracts including all benefits that this offers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Wimpole Street Diagnostic services have a wide range of state of the art equipment in echocardiography, x-ray, ultrasound, PET-CT, MRI, non- invasive and lung function.

The post holder will work as a member of the Private Patient team and play a significant role in the ongoing development of this new and expanding facility.

The post holder is expected to work as an effective and responsible practitioner, supporting others and the wider team, in a flexible and approachable manner.

The post holder is expected to play a positive role in the continuous development of the new facility by identifying, evaluating, and implementing innovative service developments that will enhance our customers experience.

The post holder will ensure compliance with clinical governance and will take part in any inspection requested by statutory bodies such as Health and Safety or CQC.

The post holder will act as the nominated lead for resuscitation trolley and infection control compliance for their clinical area.

Person Specification



  • Experience



  • Educated with BSc level in Clinical Cardiac Physiology or equivalent


  • Accreditation (British Society of echocardiology or equivalent)
  • Immediate Life support or above



  • Knowledge of Cardiology/ ultrasound equipment
  • Wider background in cardiology based patient healthcare
  • Technicall skills and advanced analysis of echocardiology software (Eg 3D, strain imaging)



  • Interpersonal skills
  • High degree of dexterity, co-ordination and sensory skills
  • Computer skills, troubleshooting, email
  • Good verbal and written skills

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Guy's and St Thomas' Specialist Care

77 Wimpole Street



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