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Expert Cardiac Physiologist (Community Diagnostics)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Expert Cardiac Physiologist (Community Diagnostic Centre) Band 8a

Due to the development of Community Diagnostic hubs new opportunities have arisen for individuals to join our team here at Manchester Foundation Trust

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, dynamic individuals to join our Team at Manchester Foundation Trust Wythenshawe Hospital who will rotate between sites to provide Cardiac Diagnostic Services both in a large tertiary centre and the community setting.

The department offers a full spectrum of Invasive and Non Invasive cardiac diagnostic investigations and is committed to developing staff and actively developing new roles for service provision.

Our mission is to improve the health/quality of life for our patients by building an organisation that develops and invests in the individuals that work here and this can only be achieved with the recruitment of the right people.

Any Enquires are welcomed and if you wish to arrange an informal visit of the department do not hesitate to contact us

Main duties of the job

Provide leadership and development for all practitioners in the Clinical physiology department within the Community Diagnostic Centre.

As an expert in the field provide advice to external institutions, inclusive of primary care and all professional bodies within Cardiology.

Exercise initiative and judgement in solving problems and making decisions that affect own areas of work recognising when there is a need to refer problems to Senior Management or Consultant staff.

independently collates complex clinical information from multiple sources to determine optimal procedure methodology

independently selects sets-up & operates complex medical equipment as indicated for each procedure

Independently obtains analyses complex data, performs complex calculations, determines interpretation and independently compiles accurate written complex technical reports for case notes

Communicates independent interpretations of complex technical & physiological data to guide physicians throughout high risk provocative procedures (e.g. during complex device implantation, primary coronary angioplasty, cardiac imaging procedures)

analyses highly complex data, performs complex calculations, determines interpretation and independently compiles accurate written complex technical reports for case notes

Regularly supervises individuals working/observing in the clinical environment including visitors from other trusts and organisation.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Meets Criteria


  • BSc Clinical Physiology/ Healthcare Science or qualifying equivalent qualification
  • IBHRE/BHRS Rhythm management qualification
  • Significant experience of managing a cardiology department or an area of cardiology in a large tertiary centre inc organisational and personal management


  • Leadership/ management qualification
  • ACHSC or HCPC Registration

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust



Southmoore Road


M23 9LT

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