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Band 7 Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist with an Interest in CRM

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sutton Coldfield
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist with an interest in CRM to join a busy, established Device Service.

Based at Good Hope Hospital, part of University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, you will be BHRS/IBHRE Accredited to support all aspects of the CRM Service including device implant and follow up including Conduction System Pacing and S-ICD.

There will also be a requirement to cover other aspects of diagnostic cardiac physiology, to include angiography, exercise tolerance testing and Holter analysis.

On occasion there may be a requirement to support services at other sites within the Trust.

Enquiries and visits welcome.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties of the Role Include

Perform highly specialised Cardiac Physiology investigations and interventions including:

*Perform advanced physiological testing during pacemaker, CRT-P and ICD/CRT-D implantation

and follow-up with analysis of highly complex data and diagnostic information. Independent

prescription and evaluation of device therapy and programming ensuring individualised device

optimisation.

* Currently we perform an on-call rota for complex devices and expect an accredited Band 7

physiologist to take part in this.

Additionally, independently perform a broad range of clinical investigations undertaken within the Cardiac Physiology Service including, but not limited to:

*Performance, analysis and interpretation of resting ECGs, including independent interpretation

for Direct Access patients.

*Manage physiologist-led Exercise Tolerance Testing

*Holter analysis (including complex pacemakers/implantable devices)

*Cardiac catheterisation (including complex cases)

*Permanent pacemaker and implantable loop recorder implantation and follow-up

*Tilt testing (physiologist led)

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Clinical Physiology (or equivalent) or Masters in Cardiac Science
  • Highly specialist knowledge of Clinical Physiology in at least one area to Masters level or equivalent (Echocardiography or Devices).
  • IBHRE/BHRS accreditation
  • RCCP Registered
  • ILS/ALS Resuscitation certified


Experience

Essential

  • and scientific knowledge through formal study, training and practice in highly complex and specialized Cardiac investigations.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience in the use of PCs and data entry.
  • Experience of Cardiology IT storage systems.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Good Hope Hospital

Rectory Rd

Sutton Coldfield

West Midlands

B75 7RR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

304-54299YS

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