Senior Cardiac Physiologist

London, Greater London, England
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The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth £35,145.81 Full time Save This Job
Pay
£35,145.81
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
2 May 2024
Closes
1 Jun 2024

Job Description

The Senior Cardiac Physiologist will be working in the Echocardiography service. You will support the continued growth and development of the echocardiography and pacing service.

The post holder will also support the Cardiology department in other cardiac investigations. Clinical duties will include performing resting Transthoracic Echo, Exercise stress and Dobutamine Stress echo, bubble and contrast echo, 12 Lead ECGs, Holter Monitoring and Analysis, Event Monitoring, Blood pressure Monitoring, Exercise Testing, routine pacemaker checks and Administrative duties.

The successful candidate must independently write clinical reports for transthoracic echocardiography to a BSE standard. In addition, physiologist clinical reports will be provided following holter and ETT analysis.

Located in leafy St John's Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, our luxury private Hospital has an international reputation for providing the highest quality of care to patients and is unique in that all profits fund our onsite Hospice, St John's.

What would be my responsibilities as a Senior Cardiac Physiologist?
  • To participate in cardiac investigations within own skill-base, and have working knowledge of all aspects of all services, including administrative duties. This will include performing tests and providing the reports.
  • The post holder will be expected to act as an independent practitioner without direct supervision.
  • Be aware of BSE, SCST and NICE guidelines and to carry out all procedures in accordance with these nationally agreed guidelines and policies of the department and hospital.
  • To maintain expertise in cardiac resuscitation procedures" in accordance with agreed and established policies.
  • Responsible for safe use of complex cardiology testing equipment to ensure patient and personal safety.
  • To implement quality controls and assurance in accordance with agreed standards
  • Cleaning the cardiology equipment in accordance the hospital infection control policy on the cleaning of bio hazards.
  • Perform the full compliment of cardiology investigations without medical supervision and maintain awareness when a result requires further immediate follow up and act accordingly.
  • Manage the pacemaker follow up lists conducting annual reviews, or advised in line with MHRA.
  • Write technical reports for relevant investigations.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies and protocols within the department of cardiology and in Echo related policies.
  • Undertake research and clinical audit in conjunction with the physicians and manager.
  • To assist the Cardiologist in theatres with DC cardioversions
  • Ensure that the standard of work is maintained the Hospital's rating with the CQC and help the Hospital achieve an 'Outstanding' rating.
Am I the right person for this Senior Cardiac Physiologist role?
  • BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent
  • ALS (desirable) or ILS
  • RCCP registration (desirable)
  • BSE or equivalent (desirable)
  • Experience as independent practitioner in cardiology investigations
  • Able to independently perform and report Adult Transthoracic Echocardiograms.,
  • Experience in assisting with/performing Exercise and Dobutamine stress echocardiograms and bubble and contrast echocardiograms..
  • 24 hour Holter analysis.
  • Able to perform a wide range of non-invasive investigations independently.
  • Understanding of cardiac procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Teaching skills (desirable)
Why apply for this role?

At our organisation we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits;

When you become part of the HJE Family, these are some of the benefits you will receive:
  • Private healthcare scheme worth up to £20,000 per year
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Blue Light Card discounts
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eye check-up vouchers with contribution towards lenses
  • Free newspaper and media subscriptions
  • Local Business discounts
  • Discount in our Hospice Charity shop
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Free Cinema Society Membership offering discounted tickets
  • Personal development and training courses
  • Annual events and recognition awards
  • Career progression and increments
  • For employees joining us from the NHS, we can provide continuation of your NHS pension
If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thi

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Job Details

Senior Cardiac Physiologist

London, Greater London, Englandd The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
Pay
£35,145.81
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
2 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
1 Jun 2024

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