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Specialist Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
York
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to help develop and provide services in a new Community Diagnostic Centre?

We have opportunities to work at a site in York or Selby. The successful candidate will either work half the time in the CDC and half in York Hospital, or they will have a certain commitment to working in secondary care each month.We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 6 Cardiac Physiologist/Clinical Scientist. The candidate should have either a degree in Cardiac Physiology or equivalent, or are currently studying on the Scientist training Programme - entering their final year of study.

This role would be ideal for a physiologist interested in working in the community and supporting a multitude of staff with ECG analysis and ambulatory monitor fitting. The role will initially be assisting in the development of an ambulatory monitor fitting service at one of the CDC's. There will also be opportunity to train in echocardiography or cardiac rhythm management after establishment of this service. There will be support available from Band 7's in the CDC's and at York Hospital.

Main duties of the job

  • Ambulatory ECG monitoring analysis
  • Support of staff fitting monitors and performing ECG's
  • Development of the service
  • Ensuring the standardization of service delivery in the CDC's
  • Supporting ETT lists and working as a 2nd in stress echocardiography
  • Opportunity to train in a specialist area of cardiac physiology

The Cardiorespiratory department offers a full range of invasive and non-invasive tests, including ECG, ambulatory monitoring, exercise testing, pacemaker implant and follow up (including brady and complex devices), diagnostic angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention and echocardiography (including stress and transoesophageal echocardiography).

The department is committed to continuing professional development, with many staff undertaking post graduate and professional qualifications.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact: yhs-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BTEC HNC/D in MPPM /BSc Hons Clinical Physiology (or equivalent)


Desirable

  • Specialist training course


Experience

Essential

  • Appropriate post qualification experience.
  • Practical experience and familiarity with the range basic and advanced cardio-respiratory investigations.


Desirable

  • Supervisory Experience


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to perform a broad range of cardio-respiratory investigations.
  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information to consultant physicians.


Desirable

  • Ability to work autonomously coordinate and prioritise


Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

York Hospital

Wigginton Road

York

YO31 8HE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

419-6169884-CP-M-A

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