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Highly Specialised Clinical Physiologist (Neurophysiology)

Employer
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
Location
Brighton
Salary
Depending on experience per annum pro rata plus £4313 RRP per annum pro rata
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Sussex Regional Neurophysiology Service has recently moved to a bright and spacious purpose-built department in the new state of the art Louise Martindale Building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic Clinical Physiologist to join our team providing a comprehensive and responsive investigative neurophysiological service to inpatients and outpatients of all ages across a full range of specialities, with emphasis on very high standards of patient care and study quality.

Working across multiple teams and healthcare settings in the South East, current investigations include:-
  • Standard EEG
  • Enhanced EEG utilising Sleep Deprivation/Melatonin
  • Mobile EEG to ICU, SCBU and wards, including off-site at other hospitals when required
  • Ambulatory EEG
  • Home Video Ambulatory EEG
  • Inpatient Video Telemetry
  • Multimodality Evoked Potentials
  • Electroretinography
  • Physiologist lead nerve conduction study clinics

We are a very friendly, progressive and expanding department which, being situated in the heart of vibrant Brighton and on the borders of the beautiful South Downs National Park, offers a very positive choice to anyone seeking a challenging and satisfying career and a full range of non-work-related activities.

Main duties of the job

  • Plan, prepare and perform a range of investigations on a diverse spectrum of patients as required.
  • Analysis and report data for interpretation by senior colleagues.
  • Provide conclusions for Normal EEGs.
  • Participate or lead in education and training of departmental staff members, clinicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Contribute to development of departmental protocols and procedures.
  • Actively participate in monthly team meetings and training sessions.
  • Effectively work as an active member of the team ensuring patient experience is of the highest standard and service needs are meet.
  • Provide a point of contact for a specialist area of neurophysiology provision and lead on service delivery and development within this area.


About us

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength, and we want you to feel included to help us always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to succeed. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer abuddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our Wellbeing Programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

The full details of the job can be found in the attached job description document.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the department. We welcome informal discussions about the role and / or visits to the department prior to applying - please do not hesitate to get in touch.

01273 696955 ext 63290

We are open to discussions with regards to flexible and part-time working.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training

Essential
  • Registered BSc(Hons) Clinical Physiology (Neurophysiology) or equivalent
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Proven post qualification experience within Neurophysiology

Skills & Ability

Essential
  • Knowledge of complete range of Neurophysiological procedures acquired through specialist courses or training/experience to MSc level.


Person Specification

Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • BSc in Clinical Physiology (Neurophysiology) or equivalent formal qualification
  • Appropriate post qualification experience (equivalent to 5 years post graduate)
  • Working knowledge of specialist procedures acquired through courses or experience
  • Recent Clinical Neurophysiology experience
  • MSc Clinical Neurophysiology Practice or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Membership of Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS)
  • Membership of the Association of Neurophysiological Scientists (ANS)
  • Membership of the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN)


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Essential

  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues
  • Evidence of having championed diversity in previous roles (as appropriate to role).


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

Address

Louisa Martindale Building, Royal Sussex County Hospital

Eastern Road

Brighton

BN2 5BE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

279-6386982-JUN24

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