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Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our welcoming Aintree Cardiology Department.

We currently undertake a wide variety of non-invasive and invasive tests including ECG, Ambulatory Monitoring, Tilt Table Testing, Exercise Tolerance Testing, Echocardiography (including Dobutamine and Exercise Stress Echo, Transoesophageal, Contrast and Bubble Studies, Specialist Valve Clinics, Advanced Imaging including Speckle Tracking and 3-D Echocardiography and Research), Cardiac Catheterisation and Permanent Pacing both implant and follow up.

The candidates should have BHRS accreditation.

This is an ideal opportunity for a current band 7 seeking a change, or forward thinking suitably qualified Band 6 who is looking to develop their career further.

Main duties of the job

Working with the Lead Cardiac Physiologists, the post holder will assist in the running of all present services provided by the Cardiology Laboratory.

The post holder will support in the delivery of a high quality, efficient service to patients and to supervise, guide and support staff in performance of their roles in the department.

The postholder will be expected to work as an independent practitioner in permanent pacemaker follow-up and implants.

We expect the successful applicant to have the ability to work independently and you will also be expected to participate in the training and appraisal of junior staff.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To be technically proficient as an independent practitioner in non-invasive cardiology procedures, and permanent pacemaker implants and follow up

Working independently to perform and report simple and complex permanent pacemaker follow ups.

Analyse, interpret and report complex clinical data e.g. PPM follow up undertaking necessary departmental procedure when diagnosing an unexpected finding and liaising/advising with medical staff as required.

To assist in the clinical management of patients undergoing cardiac investigations

For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached job description and person specification

Person Specification



  • Substantial post qualification experience
  • Experience in training of staff in all grades
  • Wide range of cardiology knowledge, including ECGs and ambulatory ECG analysis


  • Managerial experience



  • Degree in Cardiac Clinical Physiology or equivalent
  • ILS trained
  • RCCP/AHCS registration or equivalent
  • BHRS accreditation


  • Training for trainers assessment qualification
  • Management qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aintree University Hospital

Longmoor Lane


L9 7AL

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