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Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year N/A
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To undertake a full range of advanced (specialist and highly specialist) cardio logical diagnostic procedures.

To work independently in all aspects of cardiology. Invasive and non Invasive.

To support the trainees and assist with their training.

Main duties of the job

Clinical- Generic
  • To perform specific specialised tasks as outlined below.
  • Perform echocardiography independently with report would be desirable
  • To perform/assist in other highly specialised procedures (Stress echocardiograms, and Trans-Oesophageal Echocardiograms)
  • Undertake advanced procedures within the Cardiology Department (to include lead Physiologist in technician-led Exercise ECG procedures, Echocardiography, Myoviews, basic pacemaker implantation and follow-up, cardiac catheterisation).
  • To undertake all routine procedures within the Cardiology Department (to include ECG, Event recorder and ambulatory ECG Holter Monitoring and 24hr Blood Pressure monitoring - Hook-up and analysis).
  • work independently in the catheter lab undertaking angio grams and pacemaker implantation
  • support the pacing service with clinics would be desirable
  • To provide accurate technical/factual reports on all procedures listed above.
  • To develop and maintain knowledge and clinical skills.


About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated health care organisation based in the West Midlands predominantly serving almost 280,000 residents in the borough of Walsall and the surrounds. Our geographical position in the West Midlands has meant that we have seen more patients choosing to use our services from the Stafford area following the reconfiguration of services at the former Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

We are seeking to appoint an additional highly specialised cardiac physiologist who will be working in echocardiography or device specialism but will also support other aspects of the service.

The Cardiology Department is part of a multi-discipline Clinical Measurement Unit in a busy community/acute integrated District General Hospital. The department is situated in a purpose-built unit providing a wide range of services including ECGs, ambulatory ECG and BP monitoring, Exercise ECG including Myoview, Echo Systems with storage and analysis system, Pacemaker implant and follow-up including ICDs and CRTs, Angiography and Treadmill Doppler Studies.

Applicants for this post must have current BSE TTE accreditation (or equivalent) and/or BHRS and have experience of all DGH Cardiological procedures, together with a relevant professional qualification and ILS/ALS. Opportunities are available to further develop your skills.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see JD and personal spec attached

To independently perform echocardiograpghy or support the Device service and work in the cath lab

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in cardiology
  • NHS experience


Qualifications

Essential

  • Certification in echo or pacing


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge is cardiac physiology


Employer details

Employer name

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Manor Hospital

Moat Road

Walsall

WS2 9PS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

407-WCCSS-6040656

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