Perfusionist (Leading Private Hospital)

London, GB-LND
Competitive Salary
24 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018
Job Type
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; provides award winning primary, acute and complex care. The Wellington Hospital is part of HCA Healthcare UK, and is one of the largest private hospitals in the UK with over 240 patient beds and circa 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 exciting opportunity for a Perfusionist to join our team at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London (NW8 6PD). This is a key role essential to supporting the exciting cardiac service line as well as Angioplasty cover as part of the emergency surgical team in addition to planned surgery.

Job Description

As a Perfusionist you will support the Head of Perfusion in the management of the clinical area. This will involve dealing with complex situations and having to take appropriate action for theatres in emergency or unforeseen situations. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Sunday). Shift pattern includes, earlies & lates plus ‘out of hours’ on-call rota. The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £45,000 - £56,000 and will be dependent upon skills and experience. Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions. Please note we will close this role early if a suitable number of applications are received.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide specialist perfusion practice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives/carers in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team • Responsible for the perfusion service to patients, by being proactive in the blood conservation programme and Near Patient testing (TEG and interpretation of results) • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care, actively seeking evidence based practice which will improve the quality of care and meet the needs of the patient • Regularly take charge of the clinical area, utilising resources effectively and responsible for patient parameters whilst on cardiopulmonary bypass with the administration of drugs within set guidelines • Participate in staff education and development, as well as the business planning process, helping to identify areas for service development • Identify areas where local audit is needed, conduct the audit and analyse the data with support

Skills & Experience

• Accredited Perfusionist registered with the Society of Clinical Perfusion Scientists of Great Britain & Ireland (SOPGI) • Extensive post graduate experience and competent in a wide range of perfusion techniques used in cardiac surgery • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload in order to work to tight deadlines under pressure

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. 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.

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