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Senior Cardiac Physiologist

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Cardiac Physiologist to join our friendly team at St.Richard's Hospital.

We are a forward-thinking department offering a wide range of invasive and non-invasive investigations and therapies including Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Ambulatory Monitoring, Exercise Tolerance Testing, Pacemaker, ICD and Complex device implantation, follow up and angiography. We are striving to expand on Physiologist led services and aim to provide and assist staff in Continuing Professional Development.

This post would be an opportunity for a Physiologist with core knowledge and skills wanting to progress their career.

Main duties of the job

  • Assisting in the delivery of a high-quality Cardiac Investigation Service
  • Being able to perform a wide range of investigations including Echocardiography, pacemaker, ICD and complex device interrogation and follow-up with some supervision assisting in PPM/ICD/CRT device implant procedures assisting in all invasive investigations in the Cardiac Catheter Lab and providing comprehensive reports Leading in Exercise Tolerance Testing as well as undertaking Holter analysis and reporting

About us

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength, and we want you to feel included to help us always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to succeed. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer a buddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourWellbeing Programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To organising and managing own workload
  • Interpreting results and providing reports for Physicians
  • Being conversant with Cardiac Arrest protocol
  • Being aware of patient condition and when to call for Physician assistance
  • Being fully aware of implications of results and refer to Cardiologist when necessary
  • To organising and managing own workload
  • Assisting in the day-to-day running of the department
  • Undertaking supervision and training of staff and healthcare professionals
  • Providing a role model for the Trust's values, Patient First approach, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and inclusive leadership

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Person Specification



  • BSc Clinical Physiology/Healthcare Science (Cardiology)


  • BSE



  • Detailed knowledge of a wide range of Cardiac Investigations
  • experience post qualification or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team
  • Evidence of managing own continuing personal and professional development
  • Evidence of ability to supervise/assist in development of students/colleagues



  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Professional Registration


  • Registration with HCPC or RCCP

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues
  • Evidence of having championed diversity in previous roles (as appropriate to role).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


St.Richard's Hospital

Spitalfield Lane


PO19 6SE

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