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Cardiac Physiologist

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum plus HCA
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder may be required to work at any of the Trust's sites in line with the service needs.

The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to the Trust's Equal Opportunities Policy.

This job description describes responsibilities, as they are currently required. It is anticipated duties will change over time and the job description may need to be reviewed in the future.

All staff has a responsibility to participate in the Trust's Performance Appraisal Scheme and to contribute to their own development and the development of any staff that they are responsible for appraising.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity to work within Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

With eight Cardiology Consultants this busy service has a lot to offer physiologists by way of skill development and exposure to multiple diagnostic and interventional techniques

Our fields of expertise include interventional cardiology, complex device therapy and specialist echocardiography.

We invite applications from enthusiastic, self motivated Cardiac Physiologists to join our professional team and to develop their skills in the areas that we have to offer as part of our everyday service

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Applicants will have a BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent and have a wide exposure to a breadth of cardiac investigations. As a newly qualified physiologist you should be prepared to learn and adapt and will be given the opportunity to explore a particular area of interest within Cardiology Diagnostics We are growing a young and dynamic team and looking to promote and develop physiologist led services across both of our sites

    The successful applicant will be capable of providing an excellent level of clinic competence and knowledge. The post holder should also be highly team focused, a positive role model and possess good communication, organisational and assertiveness skill

    Person Specification

    Qualifications and Training


    • BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology with Cardiac Specialism
    • UK Resus Council Immediate Life Support


    • UK Resus Council Intermediate Life Support
    • Voluntary State registration (RCCP)



    • Extensive Work placements in interventional and non-interventional departments.


    • Shows additional relevant skills obtained outside of degree program.



    • In-depth knowledge of cardiology and cardiology procedures.


    • IT audit, skills.

    Personal Qualities


    • Organised,. Friendly and approachable. Able to work to own initiative.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


    Queen Elizabeth Hospital



    SE18 4QH

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