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Bank Clinical Scientist - Respiratory Physiology - Band 7

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£22.37 to £25.60 an hour per hour
Closing date
3 Dec 2023
Bank Clinical Scientist in Respiratory Physiology

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and flexible Bank Clinical Scientist in Respiratory Physiology to join the the Respiratory Physiology department at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. Shifts are available at Pilgrim and Lincoln with flexibility available in days and hours.

Successful applicants should hold the relevant qualifications and registrations including a MSc in Respiratory Physiology or equivalent, ARTP 1 & 2 and State Voluntary registration RCCP.

Applicants are required to have excellent communication skills, be innovative and flexible. You must be a team player with previous experience of working in a Respiratory Physiology department. This role would provide you with a flexible opportunity to provide diagnostic tests within a supportive, friendly environment.

The post holder will work to provide and perform Respiratory Physiological test procedures efficiently and effectively within current guidelines, adhering to best practice techniques and providing expertise to ensure the appropriate examination of patients.

This role involves working with multidisciplinary teams and liaising with ULHT departments to ensure the Organisations standards are met.

The post holder will be offered shifts across the Trust sites to support the needs of the Respiratory Physiology department, with flexibility available in days and locations.

Main duties of the job

Provide complex specialised diagnostic procedures to patients, providing follow up advice when needing.

Report on all procedures performed, ensuring clinical accuracy for decision making.

Manage own workload, prioritising accordingly and working with the Respiratory Physiology team to provide an efficient effective service.

Follow all local and national guidance and protocols as required by the service including (but not limited to) IPC, Diagnostic test waiting times, Health and Safety Procedures and Information Governance.

Provide specialised advice to patients and healthcare professionals.

To liaise closely with the Respiratory Physiology team and Chief Respiratory Physiologist to ensure service works safely and escalating issues.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full duties and responsibilities are listed in the job description

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform and report a full range of diagnostic procedures and some highly specialised procedures for both outpatient appointments and inpatients, using a variety of equipment and techniques and to provide an accurate clinical report together with interpretation.

Vetting of patient referrals and testing requests, making amendments to requested tests appropriately and in accordance to the patient condition and information supplied regarding the patient .

Work with computerised respiratory analysers and other specialised respiratory equipment as required. Liaise with medical engineers regarding maintenance of equipment and with medical representatives regarding procurement of new devices in order to ensure service improvement with up-to-date equipment and procedures.

Be responsible for the maintenance of records of activity related to respiratory physiology for both inpatient and outpatient work, including database programs and patient waiting lists.

Recognise and respect the rights of others, ensure that junior staff for which you are responsible also demonstrate respect for others. Demonstrate to others adherence to legislation and ensure that equality and diversity issues are recognised and addressed in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures.

Person Specification



  • Registered as a Clinical Scientist.
  • MSc in Respiratory Physiology
  • ARTP (Association of Respiratory Technologists and Physiologists) 1 & 2
  • RCCP (Registration Council for Clinical Physiologist) Registration
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • HCPC


  • ILS (Immediate Life Support) or ALS (Advanced Life Support)

Previous Experience


  • In depth experience and specialist knowledge across a range of procedures within Respiratory Physiology
  • Previous experience of working within a Respiratory Physiology department
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Evidence of Knowledge - Skills - Aptitudes


  • Good knowledge of national and local guidelines
  • Computer knowledge to enable use of Microsoft Office 365 programmes and other Windows based programmes and databases
  • Evidence and knowledge of patient record keeping
  • Ability and evidence of making administrative/procedural decisions and judgements.
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goals / developments.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Evidence of strong communication within a multidisciplinary team
  • Responsive and flexible attitude and approach
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework:
  • In depth experience and specialist knowledge across a range of procedures within Respiratory Physiology

Specific Requirements


  • Audit and Data analysis capabilities and able to present complex information to a large group of staff.
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team across multiple departments
  • Able to problem solve and escalate issues where required to ensure safe running of the department
  • Ability to train other healthcare professionals

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust Lincoln and Pilgrim Hospital



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