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Senior Physiologist

London Bridge Hospital – London
Clinical
Full time
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Senior Physiologist

Location: London Bridge Hospital, London

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

We’re looking for a Senior Physiologist to join our Respiratory service at The London Bridge Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

Our Cardiology Department has gained a world-wide reputation as a centre of excellence, and offers innovation in the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients with all forms of heart disease. We have a dedicated unit of 18 registered Clinical Physiologists trained to the highest standard in cardiological assessment, divided into teams of specialists within fields such as Electrophysiology, Implantable Devices, Echocardiography & Non-Invasive investigation, as well as Respiratory and Sleep.

Our Cardiology & Respiratory Department has gained a world-wide reputation as a centre of excellence, and offers innovation in the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients with all forms of heart disease and respiratory disorders. We have a dedicated unit of 18 registered Clinical Physiologists trained to the highest standard with 4 specialist physiologists that provide excellent diagnostic services in both Respiratory diagnostics and sleep disorders investigations.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide range of respiratory procedures including; spirometry, full standard lung function tests, FeNO, respiratory muscle weakness tests, mannitol bronchial challenge testing, bronchodilator reversibility assessments  and cardio-pulmonary exercise tests (CPET)
  • Experience and/or a willingness to learn non-invasive cardiology tests such as; ECG recognition, BP and HR ambulatory monitoring, stress tests and tilt table tests
  • Analyse and interpret real time results and communicate findings to relevant team members and Consultant
  • 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 Respiratory service
  • Support the Department Manager and Respiratory Lead with the day to day running of the department

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • Registered by the RCCP or AHCS
  • ARTP certification is desirable
  • Sleep knowledge (e.g. Polysomnography scoring) is desirable
  • Substantial post qualification experience of working within a respiratory unit
  • 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 but not essential

Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Senior Physiologist at the London Bridge Hospital, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

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