Lead Physiologist - Echocardiography
City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England
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
London Bridge Hospital is expanding in 2017 into the top four floors of the new Guy's Cancer Centre. With 38.2 million pound investment and 60,000 square feet this purpose built facility will allow London Bridge Hospital to house its cancer services in one roof. Consultants from London's top teaching hospitals will offer full surgical provision in urology, gynaecology, breast, ENT, maxillofacial and head and neck, as well as reconstructive surgery for these specialties. The hospital will partner with Leaders in Oncology (LOC) across chemotherapy, outpatient oncology and haematology.
The London Bridge Hospital campus in South East London encompasses the recently opened outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard, the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site, and a further five outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City, Canary Wharf and Kent. Patients benefit from multidisciplinary streamlined care, investment in leading-edge technology and London teaching hospital consultants.
As Lead Clinical Physiologist you will lead the echocardiography service, providing specialist knowledge, whilst also performing in a clinical capacity. You will be required to deliver expert care for patients, manage staff, and be a point of contact for customer and consultant queries, whilst also assisting in managing the technical resources efficiently and effectively, and be involved in business development, as required by the department manager.
Salary - £49,308 - £54,786 (Dependent upon experience)
This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week
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
- Demonstrate highly developed knowledge or skills in a broad range of cardiac ultrasound including 2D, 3D, contrast and bubble echo investigations.
- Perform a wide range of procedures on adults, and demonstrate a willingness to develop basic diagnostic skills
- 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 Clinical Physiology
- Provide expert and specialist advice to patients, colleagues and clinicians regarding outcomes of cardiology procedures and results to enable development of individual care plans.
- Initiate outpatient registration process ensuring that all relevant patient details are recorded onto patient administration system and paper records.
- Work with all members of the team to ensure efficient and effective use of resources, manpower, space and equipment within an agreed budget.
- Ensure that optimal levels of stock and equipment are maintained to meet service needs at all times.
- Support the Department Manager in implementing measures to actively manage and reduce risk to patients formally reporting and recording any adverse incidents in line with hospital policy.
- Assist with all HR processes
As the suitable candidate you will be registered by the RCCP, IBHRE and/or BHRS, having substantial post qualification experience of working within a echocardiography service. Ideally it is important you have previous experience of leading a team
About The Individual
The successful candidate must have a professional manner, excellent interpersonal skills, and recognise the need to work flexibly to best serve the needs of the department and our patients. Additionally, you will have a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience and you will actively contribute to the overall development of the service. As the role is a stand-alone role, you will be required to have a confident and can do attitude to be able to work alone.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!
- £ 49308 - 54786 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 19 Jun 2017
Closes 17 Jul 2017
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