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Specialised Respiratory and Sleep Physiologist

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for passionate individuals, who have a keen interest in our patient groups the cross site department has recently returned to maintaining diagnostic targets for lung function and sleep investigations and is proud of this significant achievement and plans are now being developed to deliver sleep and respiratory care in more novel ways to patients in the surrounding community.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the brief list above you must familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification attached to this advert prior to applying.

We are delighted to offer an opportunity for two suitable candidates to join the teams as a Specialised Respiratory Physiologist. This role will involve working in all aspects of our lung function and sleep services, to be able to support diagnosis and in some cases initiate and review the delivery of treatment.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

You will possess a good BSc in Physiology or the equivalent and have or are willing to gain the ARTP practitioner qualifications in lung function and sleep.

Your skills will be most useful in performing lung function lists, with exposure to bronchial challenge testing , cardio pulmonary exercise testing , sleep diagnostics, initiation of treatment including follow up review of therapy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • BSc Clinical Physiology/Healthcare Science


  • RCCP/AHCS registration

Qualifications and Experience


  • Proficient in using wide range of diagnostic equipment, and in the recognition of faults, calibration and quality control issues.


  • ARTP associate / Practitioner qualification
  • Experience at providing training support to respiratory / sleep ATO's or BSc Degree Apprentice students



  • Established communication skills needed to discuss patient treatment plans with patients, medical teams and other health care providers



  • Evidence of experience working in diagnostic sleep physiology diagnostic investigations and intiation of CPAP and NIV

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


NUH Cross site

Derby Road



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