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Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist in Echo

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Cottingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

To support the Echocardiography Service at HUTH by providing a high standard of work within Echocardiography that meets organizational, professional and individual needs

Main duties of the job

  • To perform routine and complex diagnostic transthoracic echocardiograms in accordance with the British Society of Echocardiography, local and national guidelines.
  • To produce accurate comprehensive clinical reports that can be clearly understood by a physician not experienced in Echocardiography
  • Undertakes a range of other highly advanced cardiac diagnostic tests and procedures. Interprets test results and provides accurate factual reports for clinicians.
  • Provides highly specialist education and training for other Physiologists and other healthcare professionals within this field, enabling staff to develop the clinical skills and competencies required to deliver a high quality diagnostic Echo service that is responsive to changing needs.
  • Has a designated area of specialism within non-invasive cardiology.
  • To participate in research and other CPD activities to maintain own competencies
  • To be flexible in the way they work to ensuring the running and safe delivery of the service responding to internal and external forces.
  • Produces reports from non-accredited Physiologists
  • Participates in weekend working


About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • BSE accreditation


Desirable

  • Relevant experience


Desirable

Essential

  • Ability to communicate in order to train and develop other staff


Desirable

  • Good underpining knowledge of Cardiac Physiology


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Castle Hill Hospital

Castle Road

Cottingham

HU16 5JQ

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356-24-6214119

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