Senior Cardiac Physiologist

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £38000 - £47000 per annum
Reference J352934
Date Published about 2 months ago
Job Senior Clinical Physiologist (Cardiology)
Location - London
Contract Type - Permanent, full-time at 37.5 hours per week, flexible working hours
Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent to a NHS band 7.

TTM Healthcare are looking for a Senior Clinical Physiologist in Cardiology to join the team for an exciting new opportunity with one of London's leading Private Hospital Groups. The successful post holder will provide highly specialist clinical knowledge and skills in echocardiography and non-invasive cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the outpatient diagnostic centre.

You will also be responsible for carrying out all administrative duties pertaining to all cardiac investigations carried out at the cardiology department as required and report to the Principal Cardiac Physiologist and Cardiology Department Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Demonstrate highly developed knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiological investigations especially Echocardiography
•Perform a wide range of standard and complex or advanced procedures as requested by the clinician in at least two fields of Technical Cardiology eg. Catheter Lab, Pacing, EP, Echo, Stress testing and ambulatory monitoring and be involved in patient preparation for these tests.
•Perform these procedures at independent practitioner level
•Perform these procedures in a number of settings and sometimes under difficult or stressful conditions
•Follow departmental guidelines and protocols for each procedure relevant to the post ensuring quality control regarding e.g. imaging quality in Echo, reporting methods, pacemaker reprogramming, ECG recordings.
•Analyse and interpret real time results, which may be complex and either urgent or routine in nature, and to communicate these findings to other relevant team members and cardiologist.
•Respond to emergencies and carry out emergency defibrillation, resuscitation, temporary external or intracardiac pacing.
•Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times e.g. Anticipating the need for further investigations on the basis of findings from an echocardiogram or stress test, interrogating complex diagnostic data from pacemakers and ICDs carry out reprogramming to optimise pacing/therapeutic functions and clinical outcome.

Skills & Experience

•Registered/accredited by the RCCP, IBHRE and/or BHRS, BSE or European Cardiovascular Imaging Accreditation would be desirable or working towards the accreditation
•Substantial post qualification experience of working within a cardiology unit
•Have extensive experience in pacemaker and defibrillator implant and follow-up and cardiac interventional procedures and/or non invasive cardiology tests
•Perform a wide range of standard and complex or advanced procedures as requested by the clinician in at least two more fields of Technical Cardiology e.g. Catheter Lab, Pacing & Defib, EP, Echocardiography Stress testing and ambulatory monitoring and be involved in patient preparation for these tests.
•Perform procedures at independent practitioner level

To hear more about this role, please call Roisin on 0203 582 6053 or apply today with cover letter and CV


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.