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Senior Healthcare Scientist

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Healthcare scientist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 healthcare scientist to join our established team of Healthcare Scientists at UHNM.

Main duties of the job

This role will involve contributing to the wider band 6 duties in the department including, heamodynamic monitoring during cardiac catheterisation for both elective & emergency procedures. The successful candidate will also be expected to lead exercise tests, head up tilt table tests & provide advanced arrhythmia analysis for implantable loop recorders, holter monitors (3 & 12 lead), event recorder devices & 12 lead ECG. Additionally, there is an expectation that the successful candidate will support the departmental on call service for primary percutaneous coronary intervention. There will be opportunities for the right candidate to advance their skills in either cardiac rhythm management or echocardiography. The echocardiography department provides c24,000 studies per year. There are well established physiologist led services within echo, including stress echo, TOE, Contrast, Herceptin Clinics and Heart valve surveillance clinics. The pacing and EP services provide complex and simple device implant and follow-up and a full range of EP studies including complex 3D mapping.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours.We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • Bsc (hons) or equivalent in Cardiac Science


  • Postgraduate qualification in cardiac science
  • HCPC / AHCS professional registration



  • Post graduate experience in ECG analysis and reporting
  • Post qualification experience in cardiac catheterisation procedures
  • Post qualification experience in exercise ECG testing


  • Experience in the application or implementation of quality procedures

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Newcastle Road



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