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Chief Cardiac Physiologist CRM

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a forward thinking, highly specialised cardiac physiologist to join our friendly, motivated, energetic team, to support the delivery of a high quality cardiac rhythm management service in this leading tertiary centre.

To apply for this post you must have full BHRS (HRUK) / IBHRE accreditation in Devices and or EP, and a Degree in clinical physiology or equivalent and you should be on, or eligible to join, the RCCP or HCPC register.

We welcome and highly recommend informal enquiries and visits prior to application or interview.

This is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced Senior Cardiac Physiologist wishing to specialise in Cardiac Rhythm Management, or a Chief Cardiac Physiologist looking for a new challenge. We can offer you the training and support that you need to achieve your goal, and to go on to take a leading role in a specialist area of the CRM service.

*Interviews for this post are due to take place 3rd June 2024*

Main duties of the job

As a large tertiary centre we provide the full range of invasive and non-invasive procedures. Our EP/RFA and 3D mapping service utilises Precision, Ensite, Diamond Temp, Carto and CRYO technologies. We regularly utilise new technologies on a limited market release basis. Following expansion to the VT ablation service, the Trust is now the largest centre within the region providing the procedure and is the Abbott VT Ablation training centre within the UK..

The device implant service has grown and now includes S-ICD's and Micra A-V, as well as ICD, CRT-d, CRT-p and brady pacemakers, and we have expanding remote follow-up clinics to compliment the face-to-face clinics running each day. We now offer specialised device clinics in our Joint CRT optimisation and Heart failure clinic and a Physiologist led VT clinic

Other cath lab procedures include closure devices, TAVI, IVUS etc and a 24/7 PPCI service that is one of the best in the country.

We pride ourselves on our culture of inclusiveness, education and training, and the department encourages and supports research, educational development and attendance by staff at local and national meetings

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1.To work as a specialist practitioner in the CRM section, supporting device implant and follow-up procedures.

2.To ensure that all procedures and data produced are to the required standard and are documented in accordance with Department Operational Procedures/national guidelines and to actively contribute to effective service delivery and service development.

3.To ensure diagnostic tests are performed in accordance with protocols, and data and diagnostic reports containing a range of complex facts and measurements are accurate and produced in a timely manner.

4.To be competent to document patient data for investigations undertaken within the department, ensuring that all data is accurate and processed in a timely manner and produced in the appropriate report format.

5.To ensure highest levels of concentration and accuracy to complete tasks and interpret results.

6.To have complex hand / eye coordination and dexterity in the timely and accurate use of diagnostic machinery, equipment and consumables.

7.To support junior members of staff where appropriate.

8.To provide highly specialist analytical and judgmental skills which involve complex analysis and interpretation of data on either a daily or prolonged basis. To provide diagnostic reports and prescription for optimisation therapy for pacemaker / device implantation and follow-up.

9.To provide clinical supervision and support to trainees and junior staff.

10. To ensure adequate stock levels of consumables are maintained to ensure effective utilization of resources and continual service delivery.

11. Ensure full national accreditation is maintained, if required, by attendance at national and departmental meetings, attendance at nationally accredited courses or by completing on-line learning modules.

12.Undertake further training as required for both professional development and service provision and be actively involved in clinical governance of service and service development.

13. To ensure all staff receive regular mandatory updates in a designated area of responsibility including the planning and delivery of that training.

14. To participate in departmental on call rota.

15. To undertake any other duties, in accordance with the grade and nature of the post, as required by the Service Manager.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

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University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road



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