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Senior Cardiac Physiologist in Paediatric Echocardigraphy

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

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Clinical scientist / Cardiac Physiologist (Echocardiography)

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is a national and international centre of excellence. An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team as a Clinical Physiologist with responsibility to perform Echocardiography in the Cardiac Physiology Department at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Cardiac Physiologists/Clinical scientist to work in an exciting and dynamic environment, to support and help define our growing Echocardiography service. The successful candidate will perform Echocardiography in children with a large spectrum of congenital, inherited and acquired heart conditions.

The post holder will be someone who is willing to challenge themselves and be prepared to develop their echocardiography skills in one of the leading paediatric echo departments in Europe, tackling complex cardiac abnormalities, and working with leading authorities on congenital heart disease, inherited cardiac conditions, and cardiac imaging.

Main duties of the job

A band 6 post holder should be working towards either the European Accreditation in Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease (under the umbrella of European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging) or the British society of echocardiography accreditation in adult transthoracic echocardiography. Paediatric experience is not essential, however experience with basic CHD would be necessary.

For further information please contact Josie Terry, Echocardiography development lead and Clinical scientist (

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 Values
  • 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
  • Experience of working as part of a diverse team
  • Experience of contributing to an inclusive workplace culture

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • BSc Clinical Physiology - Cardiology OR relevant science subject OR equivalent experience
  • Basic Life Support


  • Working towards Postgraduate (MSc) certificate in a relevant cardiac speciality OR Postgraduate qualification in specialist area within Echocardiography
  • RCCP/AHCS/ HCPC registration



  • Specialist knowledge of Adult and Paediatric cardiology
  • Previous experience working at a Band 6 level within a Cardiac department, including experience at a specialist level of independent practice


  • Knowledge of Congenital Heart Disease in echocardiography, cardiac morphology and the corrective procedures performed in the paediatric population
  • RCCP/AHCS/ HCPC registration



  • Excellent organisational skills, able to use initiative and to prioritise own workload and work flexibly as part of a team
  • Excellent manner with children and their families.
  • Prepared to learn and teach
  • Able to competently perform role in stressful situations and maintain concentration and composure

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street



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