Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist (NHS Band 7/8a equivalent)

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
24 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018
Job Type
Develop your career with HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group. The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 800 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas. We have an excellent opportunity for a Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist to join our Cardiology department at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London (NW8 6PD).

Job Description

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.