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Senior Clinical Physiologist / Health Care Scientist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a self motivated and enthusiastic Cardiac Physiologist/Healthcare Scientist to join our cardiology team in the Clinical Measurement Department.

Essential skills in provocative testing including tilt table testing, MEST and ambulatory monitoring analysis and reporting is required. Experience in cardiac catheterisation and Physiologist Led Palpitation clinic is desirable.

This is a permanent post. Applicants will need to demonstrate proven competency in your specialty. The core hours of the department are 8am - 6pm.

Applicants must hold BSc ( HONS) Degree in Health Care Science or equivalent qualification and post graduate experience. Consideration may be given to PTP /Healthcare Science apprenticeship students with an interest in cardiology who are about to qualify. Salary adjustment will be made in accordance to their skills/qualifications.

Main duties of the job

  • Performs, analyses, interprets and reports on a broad range of diagnostic investigations ensuring they are delivered in a timely and professional manner
  • Approves and authorises specialised reports generated by other clinical physiologists
  • Undertakes training and supervision of trainees and other professionals
  • Participates in the out of hours On Call rota
  • Rotate between UHDB (University Hospitals of Derby and Burton) and community diagnostic centres as required

Closing date of applications: 21 May 2024

Interview date: 4 June 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • BSC (HONS) Degree in Health Care Science or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in non - invasive cardiology tests and procedures

Experience & Knowledge


  • Post graduate experience in cardiology
  • Broad range of knowledge in theoretical applications in cardiology


  • Experience in training and assessment of junior staff



  • Excellent communications skills with patients, staff, colleagues, GPs/ doctors
  • Clear and concise report writing
  • Well written supporting evidence

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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