Senior Clinical Neurophysiologist

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity to join our small friendly team in the Neurophysiology Department. You will work as an experienced Senior Clinical Neurophysiologist at Calderdale Royal Hospital, supporting activities to ensure the development of the team, and the service performing independent diagnostic tests and supporting the doctors conducting EMG tests We are open to discussions with regards to flexible and part-time working Should you wish to discuss further, please contact Samantha Croll, Operations Manager on 07385398618.

Main duties of the job

To plan, perform and interpret/report a range of basic and advanced Neurophysiological investigations including EEGs, Evoked Potentials, EMG, ERG, Multi-sleeps, ambulatory and CTS testing to include written reporting. The successful candidate will also be allocated a specialist area to manage and will act as a clinical assessor/mentor as required.

About us

We employ more than 6,000 staff who deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals,Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, healthcentres and in patients' homes.

We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care; medical; surgical; maternity; gynaecology; critical care; children's and young people's services; end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

As well as community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.

Across our sites and services One Culture of Care is our priority. Caring for each other in the same way we care for our patients. We place importance on looking after ourselves and being kind and compassion to our colleagues. Our colleagues are supported with their wellbeing through initiatives like our Wellbeing hour and via our various networks. We are investing in flexible and inclusive recruitment to ensure we recruit applicants who share our values.

To learn more about our values at CHFT and whether this is the place for you, visit thecupboard.cht.nhs.uk

Date posted

21 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share, Flexible working

Reference number

372-MED2054-A

Job locations

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Salterhebble

Halifax

HX3 0PW


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a fully qualified and experienced Senior Clinical Neurophysiologist to work in the Neurophysiology Department at Calderdale Royal Hospital. The role involves working as part of a small friendly team and supporting activities to ensure the development of the team, and the service.

To plan, perform and interpret/report a range of basic and advanced Neurophysiological investigations including EEGs, Evoked Potentials, EMG, ERG, Multi-sleeps, ambulatory and CTS testing to include written reporting. The successful candidate will also be allocated a specialist area to manage and will act as a clinical assessor/mentor as required.

Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a fully qualified and experienced Senior Clinical Neurophysiologist to work in the Neurophysiology Department at Calderdale Royal Hospital. The role involves working as part of a small friendly team and supporting activities to ensure the development of the team, and the service.

To plan, perform and interpret/report a range of basic and advanced Neurophysiological investigations including EEGs, Evoked Potentials, EMG, ERG, Multi-sleeps, ambulatory and CTS testing to include written reporting. The successful candidate will also be allocated a specialist area to manage and will act as a clinical assessor/mentor as required.

Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bsc. Hons. Clinical Physiology (Neurophysiology)
  • ANS Part 1 & 2 (or equivalent)
  • RCCP registered
  • Information Governance training

Desirable

  • Teaching/Mentoring Qualification
  • Moving and Handling training
  • Infection Control training

Practical/Intellectual Skills/Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organisational skills
  • Adherence to recognised standards
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE

Essential

  • Proficient in EEG, NCS, EMG, EP, ERG, Ambulatory tests
  • Developed IT skills
  • Significant post-registration experience
  • Evidence of direct patient facing experience
  • Ability to develop/maintain working relationships
  • Experience of working to and achieving tight deadlines
  • Experience of sleep studies
  • Expert practitioner in required procedures
  • Independently analyses information and production of diagnostic reports
  • The ability to assess/analyse procedure results and highlight to physicians if abnormal
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bsc. Hons. Clinical Physiology (Neurophysiology)
  • ANS Part 1 & 2 (or equivalent)
  • RCCP registered
  • Information Governance training

Desirable

  • Teaching/Mentoring Qualification
  • Moving and Handling training
  • Infection Control training

Practical/Intellectual Skills/Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organisational skills
  • Adherence to recognised standards
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE

Essential

  • Proficient in EEG, NCS, EMG, EP, ERG, Ambulatory tests
  • Developed IT skills
  • Significant post-registration experience
  • Evidence of direct patient facing experience
  • Ability to develop/maintain working relationships
  • Experience of working to and achieving tight deadlines
  • Experience of sleep studies
  • Expert practitioner in required procedures
  • Independently analyses information and production of diagnostic reports
  • The ability to assess/analyse procedure results and highlight to physicians if abnormal

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).

Additional information

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).

Employer details

Employer name

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Salterhebble

Halifax

HX3 0PW


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Salterhebble

Halifax

HX3 0PW


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Service/Operational manager

Samantha Croll

samantha.croll@cht.nhs.uk

07385398618

Date posted

21 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share, Flexible working

Reference number

372-MED2054-A

Job locations

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Salterhebble

Halifax

HX3 0PW


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