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Advanced Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Eccles
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Here at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust we have an exciting opportunity for a part time position in the cardiac device service. We are a joint service that offers cardiac, respiratory and sleep investigations working from Salford Royal, 5 diagnostic spokes and 1 community diagnostic hub.The successful candidate will have Heart Rhythm Society accreditation for the band 7 position.Our mission is to improve the health/quality of life for our patients by building an organisation that develops and invests in the individuals that work here and this can only be achieved with the recruitment of the right people.Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is a leading University Hospital and is committed to developing the future work force for Cardiac Physiologist/Healthcare Scientists.

Main duties of the job

Advanced Cardiac Physiologist is required to work without supervision as a competent practitioner performing a range of specialised investigations. Duties will include pacemaker/ILR implantation, device follow ups and a range of routine investigations. The post holder will support the Pacemaker Service Lead, assisting with the administration of the service and deputising when necessary. Teaching and supervision of junior staff will be required at this level.

Heart Rhythm Society Accreditation for the band 7 position
  • Advanced knowledge/skills in Cardiology for direct and high-quality care.
  • Assist during pacemaker implantation, performing comprehensive tests and assisting doctors in the appropriate pacemaker prescription and model from stock available.
  • Assist during ILR procedures.
  • Act as lead physiologist in pacemaker led follow up clinics using knowledge and skills to interpret results, reprogramming pacemakers as appropriate including complex devices.
  • To be trained and accredited under the auspices of the Resuscitation Council (UK) and to partake in providing Immediate Life Support (ILS) cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as and when necessary.


About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MSc or BSc in Cardiac Physiology
  • Heart Rhythm society Accreditation


Knowledge

Essential

  • PPM Implants
  • ppm follow ups
  • Complex device follow up
  • Loop follow up - virtual and face to face
  • Monitoring MRI Scans


Desirable

  • Physiology led loop implants
  • Heart Failure optomisation clinics


Experience

Essential

  • training staff


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

salford

Stott Ln

Eccles

M6 8HD

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