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Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Upton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role will involve the practitioner working within the team in a busy Cardiology department providing a range of complex cardiology investigations and producing detailed and evidence based clinical reports.The post holder will perform a range of invasive and non-invasive cardiac investigations according to grade and within scope of training.The post would suit a newly or recently qualified Cardiac Physiologist/PTP looking for a springboard to further their career. Ensuring a flexible and responsible service, which is based on an individualised approach to patients, respecting their privacy and dignity at all times.Act in accordance with Trust health and safety policy ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Report any untoward incidents as set out in the Trust policies and procedures. Participate in out of hours and weekend working as required to ensure safe and equitable service delivery to our patients.

Able to liaise closely with patients, including those with whom it may be difficult to communicate, and with their carers, explaining procedures and results as appropriate.

The post holder will be required to deal with some patients who are acutely unwell and /or distressed. Ensure that all patients are dealt with courteously and promptly whilst maintaining their comfort and dignity as much as is possible

The post holder is required to promote the Trust's core values of positivelyCaring, Respect, Teamwork, Improvement.

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure clinical safety standards are met when supervising all rehabilitation sessionsin line with service policies.
  • Maintaining all records associated with the Cardiac Physiology Team an organised and confidential manner in accordance with Code of Conduct and Caldicot Principles.
  • Prepare Clinical areas and maintain clinical equipment, reporting any faults immediately to line manager / service lead.
  • Assist in the daily cleaning and regular cleaning of equipment as per infectionprevention and control standards.
  • Perform supervisions of assistants and students as necessary.


About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the Northwest of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high-quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Cardiac Physiologist position available at WUTH

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in Cardiac Physiology or Healthcare Science (specialising in Cardiac Physiology)


Desirable

  • Membership of relevant clinical interest groups e.g. RCCP,BHRS, etc
  • Demonstrable experience of the application of cardiac physiology in regards to clinical assessment


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Knowledge of Clinical Cardiology tests in relation to cardiorespiratory disease
  • The ability to perform and demonstrate a range of basic testing for those attending clinical sessions
  • Experience in the safe and correct use of a range of equipment
  • Basic IT skills


Desirable

  • Experience of using software for developing A& R and presentations
  • Good clinical reasoning skills based on evidence and current research


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to motivate others to participate in good clinical practice
  • Good communication skills
  • To value and promote equality and diversity, ensuring that individuals are treated fairly and individual differences are respected
  • An ability to be compassionate, to empathise and reassure
  • Be a team player and be instrumental in achieving team goals


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Be flexible to changing environment within the service including commitment to working across boundaries


Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Arrowe Park - WUTH

Arrowe Park Road

Upton

CH49 5PE

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408-24-759

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