Specialist Cardiac Physiologist

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our small, friendly team at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and knowledgeable Cardiac Physiologist to provide excellent care across the full range of cardiac investigations.

The Cardiac Physiology Service at Rotherham is evolving and requires flexible and forward thinking staff. The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills and work autonomously.

We are seeking a fully qualified Cardiac Physiologist/ Healthcare Scientist with a broad range of expertise across a wide range of cardiac investigations.

The successful candidate will perform a range of invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostics autonomously in a wide range of clinical settings.

Due to the nature of invasive work, sessions may run beyond routine working hours and you must demonstrate flexibility and commitment to cover these lists. You will be expected to assist in device follow-up clinics. The department has a busy echocardiography service and there may be opportunities for further training within specialist areas for the right candidate.

Applicants must have completed the PTP, STP or equivalent qualifications and have appropriate clinical experience. RCCP/HCPC registration is essential.

For more details, please contact Debbie Wilkinson,

Main duties of the job

Specialist Cardiac Physiologist within the Cardiac Physiology Service. Performs and reports a wide range of routine and specialised cardiac investigations, under the guidance of the Service Lead. Maintains and further develops knowledge and skills. Supervises junior physiologists, students and cardiographers.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

Date posted

14 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,706 to £40,588 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C9165-22-10-008

Job locations

Moorgate Road

Rotherham

S60 2UD


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of performing and reporting a range of routine non-invasive cardiac investigations independently
  • Experience of working unsupervised in left and right heart Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Evidence of up-to-date CPD within Cardiology

Desirable

  • Experience of more advanced cardiac procedures such as echocardiography or cardiac device implantation and follow-up

knowledge

Essential

  • Up-to-date degree level knowledge of a range of invasive and non-invasive cardiac physiology investigations
  • Knowledge of left and right heart Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Knowledge of professional standards in keeping with professional registration (e.g. RCCP/ HCPC/ AHCS)
  • Knowledge of NHS Policies, practices and procedures including clinical governance

Desirable

  • Knowledge of more advanced cardiac procedures such as cardiac device implantation and follow-up/ or echocardiography (as appropriate to role)

Registration

Essential

  • HCPC/AHCS/RCCP professional registration (or equivalent)

Qualifications

Essential

  • Completion of Practitioner Training Programme (PTP), Scientist Training Programme (STP) or equivalent (e.g. BSc in Clinical Physiology or HTEC MPPM with SCST Parts I and II)

Desirable

  • Evidence of up to date resuscitation certification including manual defibrillation.
  • Working towards post graduate qualification or training qualification (e.g. BSE or BHRS Accreditation)
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of performing and reporting a range of routine non-invasive cardiac investigations independently
  • Experience of working unsupervised in left and right heart Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Evidence of up-to-date CPD within Cardiology

Desirable

  • Experience of more advanced cardiac procedures such as echocardiography or cardiac device implantation and follow-up

knowledge

Essential

  • Up-to-date degree level knowledge of a range of invasive and non-invasive cardiac physiology investigations
  • Knowledge of left and right heart Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Knowledge of professional standards in keeping with professional registration (e.g. RCCP/ HCPC/ AHCS)
  • Knowledge of NHS Policies, practices and procedures including clinical governance

Desirable

  • Knowledge of more advanced cardiac procedures such as cardiac device implantation and follow-up/ or echocardiography (as appropriate to role)

Registration

Essential

  • HCPC/AHCS/RCCP professional registration (or equivalent)

Qualifications

Essential

  • Completion of Practitioner Training Programme (PTP), Scientist Training Programme (STP) or equivalent (e.g. BSc in Clinical Physiology or HTEC MPPM with SCST Parts I and II)

Desirable

  • Evidence of up to date resuscitation certification including manual defibrillation.
  • Working towards post graduate qualification or training qualification (e.g. BSE or BHRS Accreditation)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Moorgate Road

Rotherham

S60 2UD


Employer's website

https://www.therotherhamft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Moorgate Road

Rotherham

S60 2UD


Employer's website

https://www.therotherhamft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Lead in Echocardiography

Debbie Wilkinson

Debbie.wilkinson6@nhs.net

01709427151

Date posted

14 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,706 to £40,588 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C9165-22-10-008

Job locations

Moorgate Road

Rotherham

S60 2UD


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