Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist (NHS Band 7/8a equivalent)
As a Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist, you will provide highly specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology department. The service is currently expanding to include a chest pain clinic and urgent care admissions. • This is a full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent post which includes an on-call rota. • The projected salary range is £45,000 - £51,500 per annum plus a comprehensive benefits package.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Perform a wide range of standard and complex or advanced procedures as requested by the clinician. • Analyse and interpret real time results, which may be complex and either urgent or routine in nature. • Perform other provocative procedures as instructed by the clinician such as injection of contrast medium during echocardiography, VF induction during ICD implantation, intra cardiac pacing and ablation. • To provide managerial and administrative support to the Principal Clinical Cardiac Physiologist and Cardiology Services Manager and assist in managing the technical resource efficiently and effectively, ensuring the smooth running of a quality invasive and non-invasive service to cardiac patients. • To participate in audit.
Skills & Experience
• Qualified and experienced Cardiac Physiologist (RCCP registered or equivalent). • BSE, EACVI, BHRS, IBHRE accreditation highly advantageous. • Have strong, independent skills and competent in all areas of non-invasive cardiology (Echocardiography ECG, ambulatory monitoring, Stress test). • Experience in Pacing, defib or cath lab would also be advantageous, as would experience in invasive procedures (Echo and EP). • Excellent communication skills with the ability to recognise clinical problems early and report/take appropriate action.
About The Individual
HCA Healthcare UK offers ground-breaking innovation, leading the way in complex care. As part of the HCA group, we offer a market-leading benefits package including staff pension, flexible annual leave scheme, full private healthcare, dental insurance and much more. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process.