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Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist (Echocardiography)

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic Highly Specialist Echocardiographer to join our team in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

The Echocardiography department holds BSE Advanced Departmental accreditation and features the latest cardiac ultrasound equipment in an all-encompassing digital echo lab. We perform standard transthoracic echocardiography and a wide range of advanced imaging techniques, including performing DSE's/ESE's and physiology-led contrast and bubble studies. We also support a TOE service.

The department offers a wide range of invasive and non-invasive investigations. Investigations include physiologist-led exercise testing, 24 hour ECG and BP monitoring and event recording. We provide a 24-hour primary PCI service alongside complex PCI and interventional techniques, TAVI service. We operate a busy Pacemaker and ICD implant and follow up service to include the use of remote monitoring, EPS + complex ablation and mapping procedures. We also carry out Physiology led clinics. The department is a teaching Hospital and is actively involved in research. We are also participating in a number of clinical research trials. We are committed to providing learning and development opportunities. We actively support and encourage continued professional development to facilitate individuals to reach their full potential.

Main duties of the job

Applicants should able to demonstrate competence and expertise in a full range of advanced echocardiography techniques. Applicants must be highly motivated, well organised, have a flexible approach to work and reliable. They should demonstrate a good understanding of issues pertinent to the education of echocardiography and be enthusiastic to both teach and learn new professional clinical skills within the field of echocardiography.

The successful applicant should also demonstrate a high level of clinical and technical expertise in Echocardiography. Hold a BSc Clinical Physiology/Healthcare science (cardiac science), hold registration with RCCP or AHCS and have a higher-level qualification i.e. BSE Adult accreditation.

Swansea Bay University Health Board is the ideal place to progress your career and be part of a dynamic team. Swansea Bay offers a great base for your leisure time with a number of award winning beaches, the Brecon Beacons and waterfall country all within easy reach. There are numerous activities and attractions available to provide a healthy work/life balance - you can get a glimpse into the Swansea Bay Lifestyle here: t=1s

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification



  • BSc Clinical Physiology/Healthcare Science (cardiac science)
  • BSE Adult Accreditation
  • RCCP


  • Excellent Communication Skills



  • Experience of advanced & complex investigations
  • Leadership skills/qualification


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Morriston Hospital

Heol Maes Eglwys



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