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Clinical Scientist (Visual Electrophysiology)

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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We are looking to appoint an experienced lead clinical scientist to our visual electrophysiology service, which supports ophthalmology services in the North West). The service is headed by a professorial consultant ophthalmologist.

The successful applicant will work closely with the head of service, personally perform and report visual electro-diagnostic patientassessments, and lead / manage a small team of clinical scientists delivering services at new Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Alder Hey Children's Hospital.

Main duties of the job

St Paul's Eye Unit is the major ophthalmology provider in Cheshire and Mersey with 370 staff members including 44 consultants delivering the widest possible range of specialist services. The unit is also proactively engaged in NHS, academic and commercial research.

Our electrophysiology department provides assessment and reporting to support ophthalmologists within the Trust and elsewhere in the region informing diagnosis and management of patient complex conditions.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click herehttps://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will: work closely with the head of service, manage internal and external referrals, personally perform and report visual electro-diagnostic patientassessments, and lead / manage a small team of clinical scientists delivering services at the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Alder Hey Children's Hospital.

The electrophysiology department provides assessment and reporting to support ophthalmologists within the Trust and elsewhere in the region informing diagnosis and management of patient complex conditions.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MSc in relevant subject
  • HCPC registration as Clinical Scientist in same specialisation
  • Member of ISCEV/BriSCEV


Desirable

  • Corporate member of IPEM
  • Chartered status (Scientist, Engineer) in appropriate professional body
  • PhD


Experience

Essential

  • Used to working with patients - including children


Knowledge

Essential

  • Advanced theoretical & practical knowledge of electro-physiology of vision. Minimum of 4 years qualified experience in subject
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework relating to medical electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of computer office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)


Desirable

  • Advanced expertise in electronics, medical instrumentation, mathematics, statistics
  • Advanced knowledge in physiology and pathology relevant to the post


Skills

Essential

  • Advanced analytical and judgement skills applied to interpretation of clinical results, problem solving


Desirable

  • Good communication skills
  • Good, planning & organisation skills


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Mount Vernon Street

Liverpool

L7 8YE

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287-OPHT-30-24

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