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Training Cardiac Physiologist

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be a Highly Specialist Clinical Cardiac Physiologist with specialist skills in Echocardiography to full BSE accreditation standard. The post will provide access to train or advance in 3D echocardiography, Dobutamine Stress Echo and other specialist echocardiography services.

Main duties of the job

To ensure the provision of a quality echo service at Princess Royal University Hospital and when required at King's College Hospital.

To promote smooth efficient running of the Cardiology Diagnostic Service

To provide teaching and support to other members of the department learning echocardiography and all other areas of Cardiology.

To work co-operatively and collaboratively with members of other professions and disciplines, ensuring the provision of a progressive learning environment for all staff.

To contribute to the professional leadership of the technical staff within the Non-Invasive Cardiac Department

To actively encourage and develop a multidisciplinary approach to Cardiac Care.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To carry out diagnostic echocardiography and report clinical echo studies independently and promptly, dependant on level of skills and knowledge.

To assist with the provision of stress, 3D, contrast, and transoesophageal echocardiography services, in accordance with level of skills already obtained.

To provide guidance and support junior staff during training, assessing and improving their echo/cardiology skills.

To assist the Consultant Clinical Scientist and Principal Echocardiographer in the leadership and management of the echocardiography/cardiology staff.

Person Specification

Knowledge an experience


  • Immediate Life Support certification
  • Specialist skills and interest in clinical echocardiography
  • Strong clear written and clear verbal communication skills


  • Possession of full BSE accreditation
  • Some experience with contrast, stress echo,3D and TOE

Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Princess Royal University Hospital

Farnborough Common



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