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Chief Clinical Physiologist

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Clinical Physiologist to join our friendly cardiovascular team. Our service provision covers invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures.

You will work as an independent practitioner within a multidisciplinary department, contributing to the comprehensive range of investigative procedures. This specialised cardiac post requires a sound skills base which will be rewarded with the opportunity for further personal development and exposure to a wide range of investigations.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience of Cardiology procedures gained over significant time post graduate


  • Managerial training/experience

Further Training


  • CPD
  • Training in NHS procedures, protocols and policies
  • Ability to report on own clinical work

QualificationsAcademic/ Craft/ Professional


  • Training and experience at equivalent Masters level demonstrated by additional professional qualifications (e.g. BHRS or Equivalent) and additional substantial theoretical knowledge developments through appropriate study days and short courses, undertaking structured extended self study
  • ILS/Defib certificate
  • Teaching certificate (C& G7303/ABC or equivalent)
  • State Registration with RCCP

Knowledge Requirements


  • Highly specialised expert knowledge and experience across a range of Cardiology in the following areas:
  • Lead specialist in one area of diagnostics and procedures demonstrating highly specialised technical knowledge and first line management in this area
  • Extensive practical experience in Cardiology at an independent practice level including investigation, interpretation, reporting, altering therapy and recommending alternative investigations. To be able to identify when emergency medical intervention is required and take appropriate action
  • Evidence of professional awareness, CPD, and up-to-date knowledge through structured study, reflective practice and peer review. This includes epidemiology, pathology, diagnostic strategies, interpretation of investigations, management strategies and outcomes, contributing to clinical pathways
  • Ability to work as an autonomous Practitioner holding their own caseload
  • Excellent communication verbal and written skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to demonstrate initiative, motivation and independent thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to manage self effectively
  • Ability to cope with decision making under pressure, leadership, meet deadlines, delegate effectively
  • IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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