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Cardiac Physiologist (Devices)

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic and enthusiastic team of cardiac physiologist at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. The hospital is set in the heart of Torbay - the English Riviera an area of outstanding beauty with unrivalled access to the beautiful Devon coastline and picturesque hills of Dartmoor, offering an array of leisure activities.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual to come join our wonderful team of passionate, and innovative physiologists.

We would be interested to hear from qualified physiologists with an interest in CRM and Cath Lab.

Ideally you will be experienced in working unsupervised, in both Brady and Complex devices, But we would also like applications from less experienced Physiologists who wish to develop a career in CRM and Cath Lab.

IBHRE/BHRS qualification is required for Band 7

Main duties of the job

The team of Cardiac Physiologists cover a comprehensive range of invasive and non-invasive procedures including cardiac monitoring analysis, exercise tolerance testing, pacemaker and complex device follow-up clinics.

We have an expanding cardiac device home monitoring service and we were one of the first centres to run a physiologist-led LINQ implanting service.

About us

The hospital serves a population of approximately 300,000 plus another 100,000 at any one time during the summer holiday season.

The Torbay Cardiac Centre was open in 2003 with two modern Cardiac Cath labs which were updated in 2015 providing both elective and non-elective procedures. We offer a 24/7 primary PCI service with the ability to perform rotablation, IVUS, pressure wires and intra-aortic balloon pumps, as well as brady and complex pacing including subcutaneous ICD implantation.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part on the on-call rota.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached Band 7 Job description and person specification.

Applications from physiologists who do not meet the Band 7 specification will be considered at a lower banding dependant on experience.

Person Specification

Qualifications and training


  • B'Tec or H'Tec MPPM or BSc Clinical Physiology.


  • RCCP Registration
  • IBHRE/BHRS Accreditation
  • SCST (professional body exams)

Knowledge and experience


  • oKnowledge / experience of cardiac investigations


  • Experience of developing staff training pathways, policies and procedures in the area of complex devices
  • Supervision and training of junior doctors and technical staff
  • Knowledge / experience of all invasive cardiac investigations specialising in complex devices

Specific Skills


  • Specialised in the field of complex devices
  • Attendance on relevant accredited courses to underpin specialised knowledge required to carry out duties competently

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lowes Bridge



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