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 - Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Leave Cover), full time 37.5hrs until March 2023
Hours -Shifts are Monday to Friday, 7.5hrs a day between 8am to 8pm, rotating between colleagues and buildings, all within 5mins distance of each other. On-call is usually equivalent to 1 week/month and paid extra separately.
Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This role is equivalent to a NHS band 7 but we are also open to interviewing band 6 candidates.
Other Info - We will not be able to provide VISA sponsorships for those within the EU and outside the EU.
The successful post holder will provide specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of non-invasive cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology Outpatient 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
To be technically proficient in all non-invasive cardiology procedures and develop a strategy and be responsible for the delivery of core specialist training to meet the training requirements of cardiac physiology staff
Follow departmental guidelines and protocols for each procedure relevant to the post ensuring quality control and reporting methods.
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 cardiologist.
Monitor and respond to changes in the patients’ clinical status in fields of technical cardiology
Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times e.g. Anticipating the need for further investigations on the basis of findings from an ECG or Holter monitoring.
Provide technical cover to all areas of the technical service, within boundaries of personal competencies, as needs of department dictate including flexible working hours and on call commitment.
Where necessary, move sensitive, expensive and sometimes heavy equipment between areas.
Prepare equipment ensuring daily checks and calibration is carried out on all cardiac investigations equipment used in the cardiology department carrying out day to day troubleshooting.
Investigate any identified or reported electro-medical equipment faults and resolves issues directly or passes onto biomedical engineering department or external technical support.
Skills & Experience
Relevant professional qualification with the RCCP (Registered Clinical Physiologist)
Must have BSE (British Society of Echocardiography) accreditation or equivalent
Interest in research and Audit
Demonstrate commitment to seamless and consistent high quality care and services
Extensive experience as a Senior Cardiac Physiologist
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.