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Chief Cardiac Physiologist CRM

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Southall
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum inclusive HCAS
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen at London North West for an enthusiastic Cardiac Physiologist to join our CRM team primarily based at Ealing, but across the three sites on a full-time permanent basis.

As a Cardiac Physiologist you will be proficient and have developed knowledge and skills across a wide range of services including Implantation and follow up of pacemakers and complex devices within CRM.

A BSc Cardiac Physiology qualification or equivalent is essential and accreditation in cardiac devices (BHRS, EHRA or IBHRE) is desirable.

Successful applicants who do not hold a CRM accreditation will be expected to achieve this within a specific time frame and will be offered support to do so.

As a member of the cardiac physiology team you will be expected to rotate around sites and areas of cardiology, the catheter labs (angiograms, PCI, PPCI, IVUS, OCT, FFR), exercise tolerance testing, tilt tests, tape analysis, device follow up, remote monitoring follow up and device implant to keep up existing skills so experience in those areas would be an advantage.

Main duties of the job

The postholder roles is within CRM and to also undertake the full range of invasive and non-invasive procedures carried out within the Cardiac Investigation service at London Northwest University Healthcare NHS Trust.

The jobholder will participate in the training of junior members of the department. (Cardiac associate practitioners and Trainee Cardiac Physiologists). They will be able to work unsupervised in all areas and be responsible for the day to day running of any area in which they are working.

We are a friendly and supportive department, with a strong ethos of encouragement and support for staff with their ongoing CPD. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care possible. Attendance at CRM conferences or further training will be encouraged.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • BSc in clinical Physiology or equivalent
  • Current accreditation qualification in pacing. BHRS/IBHRE/EHRA


Desirable

  • Working towards accreditation


Desirable

Essential

  • Expertise in brady and complex pacemaker implant and follow up


Desirable

  • ILS
  • Experience in leading a team of physiologists


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

LNW Ealing Hospital

601 Uxbridge Road

Southall

UB1 3HW

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