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Senior Clinical Physiologist / Health Care Scientist

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Cardiac Physiologist/Healthcare Scientist to increase our Scientist team in the Cardiology Section of the Clinical Measurement Department. Ideally experienced in Exercise Testing, Ambulatory Monitoring analysis and reporting, Physiologist Led Palpitation clinic, Tilt table testing, Cardiac Catheterisation.

This is a permanent post. Applicants will need to demonstrate proven competency in your specialty. The core hours are 8am - 6pm.

Applicants must hold BSC ( HONS) Degree in Clinical Physiology or equivalent qualification and post grad experience.

Clinical Physiologists with less than 12 months experience having a range of clinical experience in cardiology and a proven track record specialising in Exercise Testing, Ambulatory Monitoring analysis ,Cardiac Catheterisation and eager to learn lead specialist skills in e.g Physiologist Led Palpitation clinic, Tilt table testing, and to sit SCST Diploma in ECG interpretation in the next 6 -12 months will be considered , Pay scale will be adjusted to reflect skills and experience e.g band 5 whilst training moving to band 6 once training completed.

Main duties of the job

  • Performs analyses, interprets and reports on a broad range of standard and highly complex diagnostic investigations ensuring they are delivered in a timely and professional manner
  • Approves and authorises highly specialised reports generated by other clinical physiologists
  • Undertakes training and supervision of trainees and other professionals
  • Participates in the out of hours On Call rota

Closing date of applications: 3 June 2024

Interview date: 17 June 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development

On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.

A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.

We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.

An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.

Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.

Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.

We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.

We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Education, Training and Qualifications CPD Requirements


  • BSC (HONS) Degree in Clinical Physiology or equivalent qualification and experience


  • Education and training skills Member of Professional Body

Experience & Knowledge


  • Specialist clinical experience of complex investigations/advanced procedures acquired through extensive experience and specialist training courses/ qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience of a broad range of standard and complex, diagnostic clinical measurement investigations

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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