Bank Clinical Physiologist Band 5 - London

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University College London Hospital are seeking Bank Band 5 Clinical Physiologists to join the Staff Bank.

 

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, Serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically-led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

 

 

Job title:

Clinical Physiologist

 

 

Division:

Medical Specialties Division

 

 

Board/corporate function:

Medicine Board

 

 

Salary band:

5

 

 

Responsible to:

Chief Physiologist

 

 

Accountable to:

Chief Physiologist

 

 

Hours per week:

22.5 hours per week

 

 

Location:

Lung Function Unit, University College Hospital, Euston Road. NW1 2PG

 

Essential Requirements;

  • Right to work in the UK
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working within the NHS
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to communicate accurately and effectively

 

 

The post holder will join the team of physiologists providing a service across two sites (UCH and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery). They will have a working knowledge of routine lung function tests, to include spirometry, flow volume loops, gas transfer and lung volume tests, and a working knowledge of routine sleep studies is desirable. They will also contribute in troubleshooting technical problems relating to lung function and sleep equipment. The post holder will be supported and encouraged in personal and professional development aims.

 

 

Job Purpose

  • To conduct accurate lung function assessments for inpatients and outpatients.
  • To maintain and accurately calibrate lung function equipment according to department SOPs.
  • Maintain strict patient and departmental confidentiality at all times.
  • To ensure adequate documentation of patient results and records.

 

  • Be able to encourage and motivate patients with a range of neuromuscular conditions to perform respiratory tests.

 

This post requires technical skills with a high degree of accuracy.  These include use of the following:

  • Lung function testing IT interfaces
  • Sleep study and sleep equipment (CPAP, NIV) software platforms
  • Patient information systems – Electronic Healthcare Records System (EHRS; EPIC)
  • Meet annually with their manager to discuss professional goals and progress
  • Work efficiently, responding to clinical need, where necessary liaising with other team members to co-ordinate appointments/request support.
  • Ensure personal and professional knowledge and skills meet the requirement of the post and they are in line with current practice.

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in this role please apply online today

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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