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Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Part time vacancy 22.5 hours for 12 months maternity cover.

Exciting opportunities have arisen for band 7 Physiologists who are BHRS (or equivalent) with suitable experience to assist in the planning and delivery of a specialised Cardio Respiratory service to the Trust.

You will be an effective member of the Cardio Respiratory team providing a high standard of Cardiac Physiological Services and excellent patient care.

We are now in our state of the art department encompassing over 20 clinical rooms. Purpose built pacemaker follow up rooms and a 'sterile' LINQ implant room. Being located on the emergency floor, adjacent to our acute cardiac unit and coronary care. The trust treats acutely unwell patients from across the region on our intensive care floor, as well as specialising in enhanced cardiac imaging/ MRI.

Main duties of the job

The Pacing/ Rhythm management team provide:
  • Daily follow up clinics
  • Remote follow up,
  • A busy Brady implant service
  • Physiologist lead ILR implant service.
  • We are in the process of establishing a Physiologist ILR explant service.
  • Services to an acute A& E department including unwell complex device patients
  • A busy GP open access ECG reporting service, providing complex reports to GPs and other AHPs

As a band 7 you will be a designated line manager to junior staff, completing performance and pay appraisals. There are opportunities to help lead service development as a deputy service lead.

All candidates should be RCCP / AHCS/ HCPC registered

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Undertakes independently advanced Cardiac investigations and therapy.
  • Undertake direct patient contact physiology procedures
  • Analyse, interpret, and report complex clinical data (e.g. Ambulatory Monitoring) taking necessary departmental procedure when diagnosing an unexpected event liaising/advising with medical staff.
  • To follow up and appropriately manage patients with implantable cardiac devices
  • To document all investigations and or adjustments correctly.
  • To maintain your professional development to be up to date with new device techniques/ advances
  • Assist the implanting consultant in pacemaker implantation, performing initial checks etc
  • To learn the techniques involved in LINQ implantation and explants
  • Lead and supervise within RACPC and ETT areas, including obtaining patient consent. Advises the appropriate clinician when necessary.

For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached job description and person specification

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Clinical Physiology or equivalent
  • Registered with RCCP
  • UKRC ILS
  • ALS
  • Post graduate qualification BSE/ARTP/BHRS/IBHRE


Desirable

  • University Assessor qualification
  • ASCST and/or MSCST


Experience

Essential

  • Specialist post graduate experience within clinical cardiology or respiratory undertaking a range of invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Responsible for training others.
  • Evidence of CPD/portfolio from a range of cardiology sources


Desirable

  • Significant proportion of experience spent in non-invasive, invasive cardiology procedures or respiratory physiology.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to work to deadlines


Desirable

  • Post graduate training


Skills

Essential

  • Good Communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Reasonable IT skills


Desirable

  • Management Skills
  • ECDL Certificate
  • Partial knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Prescot Street

Liverpool

L7 8XP

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