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Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bournemouth
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to internal promotion and further expansion of our cardiac services, we are pleased to offer an opportunity for a cardiac physiologist to join our team here at University Hospitals Dorset.

University Hospitals Dorset is comprised of two main sites located at Bournemouth and Poole. We are situated in the beautiful county of Dorset and are perfectly positioned between miles of golden sandy beaches, the picturesque New Forest National Park and the work heritage Jurassic Coast.

This role requires: Either qualified Cardiac Physiologist at BSc orequivalent level OR in the final year of study in the BScHealthcare Sciences (cardiac physiology) program.

Base Location: Bournemouth

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

We cover a large range of services across our two sites including:
  • Non-Invasive services including ambulatory monitoring, exercise tolerance testing and CPEX tests
  • Simple and complex PCI including a 24 hour primary PCI on-call service
  • Electrophysiology studies and ablation procedures
  • Simple and complex device implantation and follow-up
  • Echocardiography including stress echo services, bubble and contrast studies and trans-oesophageal services.


About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have about this at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our amazing team of highly skilled physiologists. We are passionate about providing a high level of patient care, continued training and progression and creating a supportive and inclusive working environment.

We are committed to the future of cardiac physiology and are keen to continue to train, develop and invest in our wonderful profession. If this sounds like the kind of team you would like to be part of - then please get in touch.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Will be able to assess normal and abnormal investigations and act appropriately.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Either qualified Cardiac Physiologist at BSc or equivalent level OR in the final year of study in the BSc Healthcare Sciences (cardiac physiology) program.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a Cardiac Physiology department with exposure to a range of diagnostic tests


Desirable

  • Competent as an independent practitioner in the following areas: o Exercise Tolerance Testing o Fitting ambulatory ECG and BP monitors. o Ambulatory ECG analysi


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Bournemouth

BH7 7DW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

153-ME02832

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