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Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Harrogate
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a post suitable for a newly graduated cardiac Physiologist. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide a wide range of invasive and non- invasive cardiac investigations. The department also provides a respiratory service performing overnight oximetry, 5-channel sleep studies, spirometry, FENO testing and full lung function testing. We aim to provide an effective and efficient service. You will work to both national and local protocols and guidelines.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder can tailor their role within the team by agreement with the manager according to their own interests and balanced with the needs of the service. i.e, echocardiography, pacemakers and/or respiratory diagnostics.
  • Undertake ambulatory monitor application including ECG, BP and event recorders. Ensuring device is appropriately applied and optimal recording gained.
  • Download and analyse recordings, make comprehensive reports and take appropriate action without immediate supervision.
  • Perform full lung function testing, reversibility studies, overnight oximetry and produce appropriate and technically accurate reports.
  • Ensure maintenance, calibration, and general care of respiratory equipment.
  • Perform medically supervised and cardiac physiologist led ETT, monitoring and assessing recovery. Perform same within Nuclear imaging and exercise.
  • Become competent in head up tilt testing, managing equipment and reporting findings.
  • Monitor and record hemodynamic measurements during cardiac catheterisation.
  • Assist with the implantation of a range of cardiac devices. Perform post implant checks and optimal programming for the specific individual under the supervision of the lead cardiac physiologist


About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification. If you have any questions, please contact Judith Burden on judith.burden@nhs.net or 01423 553323

Person Specification

Experience.

Essential

  • BSc Cardiac Physiologist or equivenlent
  • RCCP or equivalent
  • Evidence of competencies outlined in the job description.


Desirable

  • ILS / ALS


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of competencies outlined in the job description.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of competencies


Desirable

  • Log book of working towards competencies


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate

HG2 7SX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

421-LTUC-0927R-A

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