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Lead Echo Physiologist

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.

Job – Lead Echo Physiologist

Location - The Wellington Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent, full-time at 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience.

Other Info: Please note we are able to offer VISA sponsorships for candidates within the EU and outside the EU for this position.

Job Description

As a Lead Clinical Physiologist for Echocardiography, you will provide specialist clinical knowledge and skills in Echocardiography and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology Department.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Independently run transthoracic echocardiogram clinics

  • Run the department quality assessment program

  • Work closely with the Medical Lead of Echocardiography and other Consultants.

  • Manage & organise the echocardiogram leave calendar and arrange cover when necessary

  • Perform a wide range of non-invasive procedures including one or all of the following fields; Stress testing, tilt testing, respiratory function testing , BP and HR ambulatory monitoring

  • Analyse and interpret real time results and communicate findings to relevant team members and cardiologist

  • Monitor and respond to changes in the patients’ clinical status

  • Provide expert and specialist advice to patients, colleagues and clinicians

  • Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times

  • Provide technical cover to all areas of the Clinical Physiology service (including being a part of the Echocardiogram on-call rota)

  • Support the Department Manager with the day to day running of the department

Skills & Experience

  • BSE accreditation (or equivalent) is essential

  • Member of RCCP desirable

  • Substantial post qualification experience of working within a cardiology unit

  • Experience in all forms of echocardiography (e.g. trans-oesophageal) is desirable

  • In possession of or working towards attaining Intermediate Life Support status

  • Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English

  • Working knowledge of IT systems, such as Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Previous experience of working within a private hospital is desirable

About The Facility

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.

In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.

To arrange an informal visit, please contact Ruth Altmiks on 02074835013 or via email at


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