Develop your career with HCA Healthcare UK – 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 1000 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 offer a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics and acute neurological rehabilitation.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Cardiac Physiologist to join our Cardiology department at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London. As a 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.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Perform a wide range of standard and complex or advanced procedures as requested by the clinician.
- Have strong, independent skills in at least one field of Technical Cardiology eg Echo, EP, Cath lab, Pacing & Defib, plus broad core knowledge of ECG, stress testing, ECG and BP ambulatory monitoring desirable. To be responsible for patient preparation for these tests.
- 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.
- Hospital experience working within both invasive AND non-invasive cardiology unit is advantageous
- Experience of working within a cardiology unit with the ability to perform a wide range of cardiology testing including Echocardiography, catheter Lab, EP or devices is essential.
- Ability to recognise clinical problems early and report/take appropriate action.
- Good team worker
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.
You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your career and we are committed to helping you ac hieve this by providing appraisals, mentorship and further training / development opportunities.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work at the cutting edge of private healthcare with world class specialists at the height of their careers.
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 and look forward to meeting you!