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Specialist Clinical Respiratory Physiology

Employer
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Respiratory Physiology Service at Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is a large Service, located at both City & Sandwell Hospitals

This is a high quality and varied promotional opportunity within Respiratory Physiology for a practitioner with demonstrable experience in order to show Band 6 entry level of competence in Respiratory Physiology, Sleep and Ventilation, or a first post opportunity for a newly or about to be, qualified Clinical Scientist (Respiratory and Sleep Sciences).

Main duties of the job

You will provide the full range of respiratory diagnostics, oxygen assessment and a large Sleep & Ventilation Service currently caring for over 5000 patients on either CPAP or NIV.

As well as routine respiratory diagnostics, you should also have experience of performing advanced diagnostic procedures as well as therapeutic interventions in a sleep and ventilation service.

You should have the Practitioner Training Programme (PTP) BSc in Healthcare Science (Cardiovascular & Respiratory and Sleep Science) or Certified Equivalence, or BSc in Clinical Physiology (Respiratory), or MSc in Healthcare Science (Respiratory and Sleep Sciences) and be on, or in the process of applying for, the RCCP or AHCS Accredited Registers OR qualifications and experience which would enable successful application for inclusion on the RCCP or AHCS Accredited Registers, or on the HCPC Statutory Register. You should be able to demonstrate evidence for continuing professional development.

You will require excellent verbal and written communication skills and organisational skills, work well both individually and within a team environment, and be computer literate.

About us

We pride ourselves on being innovative in our thinking and ways of working we want staff to be fully engaged in our development of services and are constantly looking at enhancing our service provision for our patient groups. Respiratory Physiology has been shortlisted for Clinical Team of the Year in the Trust's annual Star Awards.

We are a training department for STP, PTP and Apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 6 and have many years' experience in training and developing staff in their careers. Both the department and the Trust have a strong commitment to continuing professional development, education and training.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details on what this role entails.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience in order to show Band 6 entry level of competence in Respiratory Physiology, Sleep and Ventilation with documented evidence of post basic training and competence in complex and specialised investigations, therapies and techniques in respiratory physiology, sleep diagnostics & therapeutics. Evidence to be provided by way of professional portfolio/KSF competencies/Competency based assessments.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Research Techniques and Methodology
  • Knowledge of Equipment Assessment and Evaluation Methodologies
  • Active participation in regional professional activities


Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) or the Practitioner Training Programme BSc in Healthcare Science (Cardiovascular & Respiratory and Sleep Science) and be on, or in the process of applying for, the AHCS Accredited Register, qualification and experience which would enable successful application for inclusion on AHCS Accredited Register


Desirable

  • ILS/ALS
  • Assessor qualification
  • ARTP Professional Qualifications
  • Working towards a post graduate qualification, e.g. MSc


Employer details

Employer name

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Address

Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dudley Road

Birmingham

B18 7QH

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381-ME-6277954

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