London – The Harley Street Clinic
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
Job - Senior Cardiac Physiologist
Location - Harley Street Clinic, London
Contract Type - Permanent Contract, full time 37.5hrs
Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent between a band 7 and a band 8a in the NHS.
Other Info - We will be able to provide VISA sponsorships for those within the EU and outside the EU.
The Harley Street Clinic are looking for a Senior Cardiac Physiologist to provide specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiac physiology investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiac Catheter Lab Department.
You will also have the opportunity to provide administrative support to the Lead Clinical Cardiac Physiologist and Cardiac Catheter Lab Manager and assist in the efficient and effective management of technical resources, ensuring quality invasive and non-invasive service to cardiac patients.
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
Demonstrate highly developed knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiology investigations.
Act as a resource within the Cardiac Physiology service to provide professional expertise in the environment of the Cardiac Catheter Lab Department
Perform a wide range of standard and complex procedures on adults and paediatrics, as requested by the clinician, in all areas of Cardiac Physiology (e.g. Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology and non-invasive Cardiology) and be involved in patient preparation for these tests
Familiar with Electrophysiology mapping systems such as BARD, CARTO and Precision.
Perform all procedures at independent practitioner level.
Perform certain procedures in a number of settings and sometimes under difficult or stressful conditions.
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 cardiologists.
Monitor and respond to changes in the patients’ clinical status in field of Cardiac Physiology.
Respond to emergencies and carry out emergency defibrillation, resuscitation, temporary external and intra-cardiac pacing.
Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times e.g. anticipating the need for further investigations, interrogating complex diagnostic data from pacemakers and ICDs and carry out reprogramming to optimise pacing/therapeutic functions and clinical outcome.
Skills and Experience
Trained in interventional Cath Lab and Cardiac Rhythm Management procedures (implant and follow-up)
Trained in electrophysiology procedures (desirable)
HRUK or IBHRE accreditation or equivalent (desirable)
About The Facility
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
At The Harley Street Clinic, we provide a range of complex care services, specialising in oncology, cardiology and neuroscience. From open heart surgery to pioneering techniques to treat cancer, our clinicians work together to provide the best possible care and treatments for our patients. Our staff always go the extra mile in caring for our patients which can be demonstrated by our recent outstanding rating awarded by the CQC.
About The Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.