Senior Echo Physiologist

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
26 Aug 2018
19 Sep 2018
Job Type

Develop your career with HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016

The Harley Street Clinic is one of the most prestigious and respected private hospitals in London, specialising in complex, cancer, cardiac and neuroscience, care for both adults and children. With the most advanced medical equipment and the largest private paediatric ITU in the country, it’s no surprise we attract some of the finest specialist consultants from many of London's major teaching hospitals.

The successful applicant will have access to all of HCA’s fantastic benefits. On top of this the successful candidate will work within an established organization based in one of London’s most renowned medical locations and known worldwide for its outstanding service.

Join one of the world’s leading private healthcare providers for a fantastic opportunity to work with world class specialists, at the height of their careers who will support you in developing yours.

Job Description

To provide specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of non-invasive cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology Diagnostic Outpatient Centre.

Attractive and Competitive Salary

Working hours 37.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7.5hrs shifts between 8am and 8pm

Be part of the on-call rota to cover Echocardiograms outside normal working hours

Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To be technically proficient in all non-invasive cardiology procedures and develop a strategy and be responsible for the delivery of core specialist training to meet the training requirements of cardiac physiology staff
  • Follow departmental guidelines and protocols for each procedure relevant to the post ensuring quality control and reporting methods.
  • Analyse and interpret real time results, which may be complex and either urgent or routine in nature, and to communicate these findings to other relevant team members and cardiologist.
  • Monitor and respond to changes in the patients’ clinical status in fields of technical cardiology
  • Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times e.g. Anticipating the need for further investigations on the basis of findings from an ECG or Holter monitoring.
  • Provide technical cover to all areas of the technical service, within boundaries of personal competencies, as needs of department dictate including flexible working hours and on call commitment.
  • Where necessary, move sensitive, expensive and sometimes heavy equipment between areas.
  • Prepare equipment ensuring daily checks and calibration is carried out on all cardiac investigations equipment used in the cardiology department carrying out day to day troubleshooting.
  • Investigate any identified or reported electro-medical equipment faults and resolves issues directly or passes onto biomedical engineering department or external technical support.
  • Adhere to departmental policies and protocols ensuring a quality service is maintained throughout all areas of the cardiology department.
  • Adhere to rules, policies, procedures and standards of The Harley Street Clinic together with all relevant mandatory obligations.

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant professional qualification with the RCCP (Registered Clinical Physiologist)
  • BSE accreditation is required
  • Interest in research and Audit
  • Demonstrate commitment to seamless and consistent high quality care and services
  • Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional training and development
  • Track record of building and maintaining effective working relationships with all disciplines
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • Diplomatic with positive attitude

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.