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Cardiac Physiologist

Employer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kettering
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role has been developed to recruit a band 5 Cardiac Physiologist, we will consider newly qualified PTP/Apprentice applicants that have completed the formal training but would like to develop their skills further within the invasive Cardiology, or someone who is in their final year of study but who is independent in performing all non-invasive diagnostics tests, this includes Holter and Loop analysis, Exercise Tolerance Testing and Physiologist led Tilt table testing. You must have a chosen specialty of Cath lab and working towards accreditation.

Main duties of the job

The main duties include:

Analysis of holter and loop recorders

Lead low risk exercise tolerance tests

Lead physician led TILTS

Perform ambulatory monitoring and ECG's when required

learn/become proficient in all areas of PCI

About us

Cardiac Investigations is host to 10 Echo Physiologists, 11 Interventional Cardiac Physiologists, 2 Specialist Cardiac Nurses, 4 Cardiographers, 2 Apprentices and 1 STP student, as well as a fully established admin team. We also have 14 proactive CardiologistsWe have all the facilities of a tertiary-equivalent Centre, including a modern digital echo lab performing the full range of complex scans, satellite echo clinics.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be expected to:

Angiograms and PCI

Analyse tapes and reveals independendently at a high level,

Train juniors in rhythm recognition

Run low risk Exercise tests with a student or ECG technician

Run Physician led TILT tests and be the second Physiologist in Physiologist led TILTS

Help in the ECG department when cover is required

Opportunities to learn CRM with a view to follow the departmental training program.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Knowledge/experience

Essential

  • Educated to PTP/Apprentice level or equivalent or working towards formal qualification
  • Good knowledge of non-invasive investigations
  • Excellent rhythm recognition


Desirable

  • Experience in Cardiac Investigations
  • Able to perform diagnostic angiograms


Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road

Kettering

NN16 8UZ

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264-6247916-MED-A

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