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Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Depending on experience £99,532 to £131,964 per annum WTE
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The post is based in the Imperial College, Charing Cross Hospital site and has arisen due to the retirement of the existing post-holder. The post-holder will work in the Specialist Neurophysiology department providing dedicated care for both outpatients and inpatients. You will work alongside a team of four consultants inclusive of two locum Consultants and seven clinical physiologists, with a dedicated administration team.

Clinical activity will entail providing a comprehensive Neurophysiology service. Services include outpatient/inpatient EEG, long term monitoring (includes Ambulatory EEG, Home VTEL and inpatient Video telemetry), all modalities of Evoked potentials, physiologist-led NCS clinics and consultant-led NCS/ EMG clinics.

Main duties of the job

The role is varied in providing comprehensive neurophysiology care for both adults and paediatrics in a dedicated setting. As a senior member of the department, the candidate will:
  • Deliver clinical excellence within Clinical Neurophysiology & provide a wide range of clinical neurophysiological investigations for paediatric & adult populations. This will require collaborative working with colleagues within and external to the Trust.
  • Provide alongside consultant colleagues a speciality service to the Trust with responsibility for the diagnosis and management of patients referred to the Clinical Neurophysiology Service to meet growing demand.
  • Provide clinical expertise in Clinical Neurophysiology supporting and supervising members of the multidisciplinary team (MD)
  • Contribute in collaboration with the Clinical Physiologists, administrative and management team to the effective functioning and efficient running of the Neurophysiology Department.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Consultant Neurophysiologist will deliver a range of investigations including EEG, VTEL, EP, NCS/EMG service. The department is equipped with networked XLTEK Digital Video EEG systems, Dantec Keypoint EMG/NCS/EP and Cadwell EMG/NCS systems. The department provides daily outpatient clinics at Charing Cross Hospital & St Marys Hospital (Monday to Friday) and provides urgent inpatient cover across the three sites. Therefore extensive knowledge of Neurophysiology is critical to a high quality service being delivered.

The role incorporates research and training responsibilities, for which active participation will be required in order to ensure the department meets the requirement of research governance and staff knowledge and experience is kept updated as technology and innovation advances in the healthcare industry.

As part of good practice, the post-holder will be encouraged to ensure patients are involved in decisions relating to their and proposed treatment plans.

The Neurophysiology Departments long term vision is to acquire IQIPs accreditation, thus active involvement and participation in making beneficial changes within the service is pivotal.

Person Specification



  • On GMC's register with a Licence to Practice or eligible to apply for GMC registration and a Licence to Practice
  • On GMC's Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the register by the date of the interviews or eligible for specialist registration
  • Appropriate Royal College Membership
  • Specialist training in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • CCST achieved or within 6 months of interview date

Knowledge/ Skills


  • Broad range of experience in Clinical Neurophysiology in particular: Experience of EMG, NCS, EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Home VTEL, EP - Paediatric and adult patients
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for, full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Demonstrates an interest and commitment to the specialty

Leadership/ management skills


  • Able to take responsibility, show leadership, make decisions, exert appropriate authority
  • Have proven skills in leading, motivating, developing and managing the performance of colleagues.
  • Knowledge of finance/budgets
  • Management of staff

Teaching & Training


  • Experience of teaching and training undergraduates/postgraduates and junior medical staff



  • Understanding of principles of clinical audit

Academic achievement


  • Evidence of achievement appropriate to appointment at consultant level at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust



  • Able to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfil the job requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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