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Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist / HCS - Echocardiography

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated experienced Echocardiographer or will consider appointing a Trainee Echocardiographer (annex 21) to work within our rapidly developing diagnostic Unit.

Our Echo service provides a wide range of tests to include Transthoracic echocardiography, Dobutamine and Exercise Stress echocardiography, Transoesphageal echocardiography, ACHD clinics with established Physiologist-led services including Contrast, VHD clinics and stress echocardiography.

Band 7

For the qualified position applicants must hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology (Cardiology) or equivalent. BSE accreditation. RCCP registration.OR

Band 7 (Annex 21)

As a Trainee - hold a Clinical Physiology (Cardiology) or equivalent and RCCP / AHCS registration.

To undertake a two-year training programme to obtain the relevant professional body exams, training, and experience (complete British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) accreditation and be scanning autonomously at Band 7 level for at least a year), to meet the full requirements of this Band 7 Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist role and all duties as indicated within this job description.

During this period, remuneration will be 70% at the top of Band 7 for year one (months 1-12), and 75% of the top of Band 7 for year 2 (months 13-24) of training.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint someone who will relish the challenge of being part of our team and possess the initiative and drive to complement the responsibility of this role.

The post holder will work as part of a team of cardiac physiologists based in the Cardiac Physiology department, providing a quality Echocardiography service to both inpatients and outpatients.

They will be required to undertake a range of complex activities of a highly specialist nature (Echocardiography), ensuring that they provide a high standard of care to all patients accessing the service within the resources available. Working across the sites within Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) as service requires.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bsc Cardiac Physiology or equivalent
  • British Society of ECHO - Adult accreditation


Experience

Essential

  • Relevent experience at band 6


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road

Bridgend

CF31 1RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-HS005-0424

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