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Senior Cardiac Physiologist (Arrhythmia)

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is an internationally renowned centre for the management of children with congenital and acquired heart disease. An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team in Clinical Physiology.

We have a position for a Band 6 Physiologist to take an active role within our non-invasive and cardiac catheter lab team. The role includes performing a range of non-invasive cardiac investigations including ECG, Holter analysis and cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, device clinics and implants as well as working in the interventional cardiac catheter lab. This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to build on their experiences in cardiac physiology and develop in the challenging world of paediatrics and congenital/inherited heart disease.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will bring extensive knowledge of arrhythmia management with a focus on cardiac devices and catheter lab. They will work alongside other specialists to provide a comprehensive and high-quality service in predominately the cardiac catheter laboratory, device implantation and follow up as well as participate in the on-call rota. A contribution to other areas within the service will be required when the need dictates: including exercise testing and other ambulatory investigations.

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values


  • Our Always values | Always welcoming | Always helpful | Always expert | Always one team
  • Experience of working as part of a diverse team.
  • Experience of contributing to an inclusive workplace culture.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace.
  • Demonstrable contribution to advancing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • BSc Clinical Physiology - Cardiology OR relevant science subject
  • BHRS/IBHRE Accreditation - or working towards completing accreditation
  • Basic Life support

Skills and Abilities


  • Must be able to communicate well with others with the ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to competently perform role in stressful situations and maintain concentration and composure
  • Good time management skills

Knowledge and Experience


  • Specialist knowledge of cardiology
  • Experience in specialist areas i.e. interventional Cath lab and complex devices
  • Knowledge of congenital and inherited cardiac conditions

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital



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