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Senior Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum + 15% RRP, plus HCA
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Looking for a friendly place to work ? If you would like a chance to develop and support a developing service with a young and dynamic team then this is the perfect opportunity. We have excellent transport links to both Central London and Kent.

With Seven Cardiology Consultants this is a busy service with have a young team of physiologists keen to learn and develop.

Our fields of expertise include interventional cardiology, complex device therapy and specialist echocardiography. We are keen to develop physiologist led services with Echo and to provide new Community echo services as well as continuing in Hospital services to include DSE, ESE, TOE .

We have recently been awarded the Eltham Community Diagnostic Centre and all new post at QEH with rotate to our CDC service.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

We invite applications from enthusiastic, self motivated Cardiac Physiologists. You will have a proven track record in the field of Clinical Echocardiography to both support and develop our services and promote training of our registrars and Junior staff .

Applicants will have a BSc in Clinical Physiology RCCP registration and BSE accreditation as a minimum.

The successful applicant will be capable of providing an excellent level of clinic competence and knowledge. The post holder should also be highly team focused, a positive role model and possess good communication, organisational and assertiveness skills.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream


  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To provide leadership for the ECG service and the provision of cardiacinvestigations.

    To hold the delegated responsibility for the analysis and interpretation of specific investigations and ensuring efficient distribution of such results.

    To monitor and maintain quality standards of all investigations and staff within the Cardiac Department

    Person Specification

    Qualifications and Training

    Essential

    • BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology with Cardiac Specialism
    • UK Resus Council Immediate Life Support
    • Demonstrated intention to achieve higher level qualification in a specific area of Cardiology


    Desirable

    • IBHRE - Cardiac devices
    • BSE certification
    • UK Resus Council Advanced Life Support


    Experience

    Essential

    • Significant experience working in a Cardiac Department.
    • All non-invasive disciplines - supervising exercise stress tests, holter analysis.
    • Cardiac catheter lab - angiography, PCI, IVUS, pressure wire studies, IABP.
    • Cardiac rhythm management - Pacemaker implant and follow-up.


    Desirable

    • Significant experience working as a band 6 Cardiac Physiologist
    • Echocardiography.
    • Complex pacing and ICD implant and follow up.


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

    Address

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Stadium Road

    London

    SE18 4QH

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    197-AO5474

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