London – The Wellington Hospital
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
Job –Highly Skilled Cardiac Physiologist (Cath lab and Cardiac Rhythm Management). Equivalent to band 7 in NHS
Location - The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type - Permanent, full-time at 37.5 hours per week(4 or 5 days shift)
Salary Range - £ 46,000.00 to £50,000.00 a year
Other Info: Please note we are able to offer VISA sponsorships for candidates within the EU and outside the EU for this position.
The successful post holder will provide highly specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology Department. To have particular responsibility for the provision and expansion of the Cardiac Rhythm management service.
You will also provide managerial and administrative support to the Principal Clinical Cardiac Physiologist and Cardiology Services Manager and assist in managing the technical resource efficiently and effectively, ensuring the smooth running of a 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 can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
The department offers a supportive and respectful environment providing you with the opportunity to develop your skills with career development of internal and external CPD training opportunities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Demonstrate highly developed knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiological investigations.
Act as a resource within the Technical Cardiology Service to provide professional expertise in the environment of the Cardiology Department.
Perform a wide range of standard and complex or advanced procedures as requested by the clinician in Catheter Lab, Pacing & Defib, Stress testing and ambulatory monitoring and be involved in patient preparation for these tests. Experience of Electrophysiology/ablation would be an advantage.
Perform these procedures at independent practitioner level
Perform these procedures in a number of settings and sometimes under difficult or stressful conditions eg. ITU, Cath Lab, patient rooms, cardiology department
Follow departmental guidelines and protocols for each procedure relevant to the post ensuring quality control regarding e.g, reporting methods, pacemaker and complex device programming, ECG recordings.
Candidates are expected to be very competent in CRM implants and follow ups of brady, ICD and CRT devices.
To actively develop and contribute to relevant programs of audit and enhancing the contribution of physiologists.
Participate in the cardiac emergency oncall service for urgent PCI and device cases
Skills & Experience
Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a post registration Cardiac Physiologist
Minimum of 1 years’ experience in the implantation and follow-up of complex pacing and ICD devices to include Biventricular optimisation
Electrophysiology and Ablation experience are desirable
Member of RCCP 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 Exce
BHRS/IBHRE/EHRA accreditation 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 Ruth.Altmiks@HCAHealthacre.co.uk