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Bank Cardiac Physiologist - Holter analysis

Employer
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
26 May 2024

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A exciting opportunity has arisen at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for a Bank Band 5 Cardiac Physiologist (Holter analysis) Cardio-respiratory Department.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of district general hospital services for nearly half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wale and employs almost 6000 people.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury. Together the hospitals have just over 700 beds and assessment & treatment trolleys. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical and critical care.

The Cardio-respiratory Department has a base at both hospital sites with Cardiac Diagnostics based predominantly at the Princess Royal. We provide a diagnostic Coronary angiography service, full range of Cardiac Device implantation and follow up and we are a BSE accredited Echocardiography service. From June 2024 we are also due to operate some

Main duties of the job

  • Performs specialised diagnostic cardiac physiological testing on patients to aid clinical diagnosis without supervision.
  • To include but not limited to performing 12 lead ECG, supporting Exercise ECG, fitting and analysing Holter and event recorders to a high standard.
  • Can act on clinically significant findings and escalate appropriately.
  • Independently interprets results and provides factual reports for specialised diagnostic cardiac investigations
  • Communicates effectively and advises both clinical and non-clinical staff regarding outcomes of diagnostic investigations.
  • Assists lead physiologist in monitoring and maintaining quality of services within designated section.
  • Ensures that individual own level of practice is kept up to date.
  • Demonstrates active participation in clinical audit, and R& D activities.
  • Has awareness of future implications for development of current Cardiologyservices.
  • Works throughout a number of areas recognising all aspects of infection control measures needed for each specific clinical area.
  • Works within a multidiscipline environment abiding to strict regulations regarding radiation and protection from radiation.
  • Ensures all appropriate Health and Safety measures and Statutory and mandatory Training requirements are maintained.


About us

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!

The Cardiorespiratory Department is a Team of 40 members of staff, from admin to Highly Specialised Cardiac and respiratory physiologist which covers (alsmost) 3 sites . We do not have a high turnover of staff with many of the team having worked for the Trust for many years. We strive to always keep up with new technologies, services and welcome any new way to improve and drive our services forward.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • 5 GCSE or equivalent at C or above inc maths + English
  • ASCST Part 1+2, Certificate in ECG or equivalent


Desirable

  • On AHCS/RCCP register or eligible


Experience

Essential

  • Significant Experience in ECG Inpretation at all levels


Skills

Essential

  • Good IT skills/Microsoft Office/ computer literacy
  • Communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford

Telford

TF1 6TF

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