Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Oct 2021
Closes
7 Nov 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Specialise in echocardiography or complex rhythm management providing full technical analysis and interpretation of results for medical staff, contributing to the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Echo specialists will perform the full range of echo clinics including Physiologist Led Valve Clinics, bubble and contrast studies, ACHD clinics and assisting with TOE.
Device specialists will manage and run complex device and pacemaker clinics, identifying patients who require cardiologist review. Adapt programmes, in accordance with the guidelines of the British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group, and without medical supervision, making complex judgements to ensure that any patient who is unwell is assessed, diagnosed and referred as required.
Undertake the Physiologists role in the cath lab for diagnostic angiography and PCI.
Undertake all basic investigations to diagnose heart disease, and produce factual reports as required.
Make judgements on the severity of results, ensuring medical staff are informed immediately of any life threatening or urgent investigation results.
Undertake the range of highly complex investigations and produce full technical analysis and interpretation of results.
Ensure that all the correct procedures for dealing with urgent and non-urgent results are adhered to, supporting the junior staff at all times.
Support our specialist Cardiac Nursing Team in the delivery of their services across coronary heart disease, heart failure and arrhythmia.
Participate and/or take the lead as a member of the resuscitation team if required when an emergency occurs in the department.

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • BSc Clinical Physiology
  • BSE or HRUK accreditation held or in progress, RCCP, ILS/MHLS and ASCST


Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Expert in Echocardiography and complex rhythm management.
  • Able to use all internal IT systems

Desirable criteria
  • Experience of participation in research projects with current GCP


Experience Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience
  • Experience in simple pacing implants and follow up and all cath lab procedures


Skills Essential criteria
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Leadership skills and influencing ability


Other Criteria Essential criteria
  • Good team worker
  • Ability to work flexibly


Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome


Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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Job Details

Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Oct 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Nov 2021

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